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Rewriting … that’s what I do.

I’ve been rewriting more than writing lately. In fact I’m becoming a better re-writer than writer, but that’s a good thing. I’ll take lessons learned into future writing projects and be more careful about letting the same mistakes slip out. … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Your Secondary Characters

I’ve been ankle deep, okay knee deep in revisions as I rewrite my second manuscript. I’ve been getting useful suggestions from my toughest critic. She felt I nailed the protagonist and overall plot. What needed support were several minor characters … Continue reading

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Write, Read, Rewrite

I’ve been asked many times how long it took for me to write my first 40,000-word middle grade novel. The answer surprises most. It took me four months to write and two years to rewrite. Now that I am well … Continue reading

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It’s a Different Story

Writing is a solitary venture, or let’s call that rewriting. The seemingly never ending review of your own words can look different depending on the process. Rereading your words on the same computer screen over and over again may keep … Continue reading

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Trash/Recycling Day

I’ve been working on my second story for the past week or so. I have the storyline all set, characters in place (carry overs from my first manuscript), and have written the first draft for the initial and last chapter. … Continue reading

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