Category Archives: editing

The Hyphen is Mighty Indeed

I just threw out five brand new copies of one of my books that I had ordered for a GoodReads giveaway.   They were free, a  perk for finishing NaNoWriMo. I  had updated the book’s cover.  When you do that, you have … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Older Editions

Once upon a time, a long time ago (like, over a decade), an aspiring writer who was heartsick from her dealings with a dishonest agent, who is now featured in ‘Preditors & Editors’ (no, that is not a misspelling) read about a … Continue reading

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Mourningtide – My Newest Effort

Please see my updated post  HERE… I think you’ll like the changes…

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NaNoWriMo – Roller Coaster

I was reading some emails and came across one from Flylady (an excellent, motivating group for those who need to organize and get their houses in order). She was talking about something called NaNoWriMo, a group endeavor (I can’t call … Continue reading

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The Monsoon

I’d been in a dry spot for about ten years. Or, if you prefer, I had an excruciating case of ‘writer’s block’.  It happens, and it can be devastating. When I first started writing for the sheer joy of telling stories, the … Continue reading

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