Tag Archives: Final edits

You mean I’m not done?

The plot shines with all of the needed pieces to keep a reader turning pages and the characters are memorable. It looks like I can close the book (or rather the computer file) and call this one complete…. Okay, not … Continue reading

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Two down, two to go

“I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” James Michener One of the best pieces of advice I ever got is to let manuscripts sit for a month or longer. When you come back to it, you won’t … Continue reading

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Preposition Parade

Critique partners have always been great giving me pages of helpful feedback, but no one ever said “Whoa, you’ve got too many prepositions.” Why would they? We need prepositions in our writing. On the other hand… prepositions can become a … Continue reading

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