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Trimming the Fat

I’m knee deep into the last (hopefully the last!) stages of editing my very first novel. The editing muscle is a difficult one to build, and you have to grow some thick skin along with it. That way, when those little blue markup boxes appear in the margins of your manuscript and say things like, […]

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The Cover! THE COVER!

I kind of wish my husband could have recorded the happy dance I did when Ravven Kitsune sent over the mockups of the cover for A Grimm Legacy.  Because then I could put it on the website and we could all have a good laugh.  Maybe I’ll try to recreate it one day. That is […]

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Slaying the Two-Headed Monster

The two headed monster that can be editing. It can be soothing—in a way—to work within the framework of a story that’s already been written.  When you want to bang your head against the computer screen as you find another—ANOTHER—spelling mistake, and you’ve already found 50,000 spelling mistakes in a 90,000 word manuscript.  How can […]

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The Same Way Twice

“Things never happen the same way twice.” -C.S.Lewis This can be applied, like so many bits of Lewis’ books, to a endless variety of circumstances.  Not the least of which is writing. I’m embarking on a slightly scary, but enormously exciting, endeaveor of having my first book published.  While I’m in no way qualified to […]

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