Tag Archives: Editor

Progress: 14 Chapters and 70,000 Words

About ten days ago I took a trip to the Keys. We went as low as Bahia Honda but spent the nights on Islamorada. On returning I had a burst of new energy and set about editing Part II (26,000 … Continue reading

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A New Dilemma

Part I of my novel is complete and I’m good with my decision to significantly change Part II. The decision is good for a lot of reasons but I find myself churning a lot of publishing ideas. The dilemma is, if … Continue reading

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Writing is Easy, but Writing a Novel…

I’ve had my writing voice for many years. I don’t know why it evolved the way it did, but it is easy for me to express my thoughts with this style. I write very fast most of the time and … Continue reading

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Stalled at 52,000 Words

I got a manuscript evaluation from my editor and it was very insightful. One of her valuable observation was that I should divide the novel into two parts. I’d done this before but pulled the divisions out because I just … Continue reading

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46,000 Words to Editor

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Characterization

I should be writing Chapter X atm. But I want to record some feedback from my girlfriend who’s acting as my first editor. She noted that she was surprised at how well my dialogs flowed and how none of it … Continue reading

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Rambling About Patience

Before I begin my rambling, I’ve become aware that I’ve been writing this novel for about a year and a half now. I’m not sure when the serious work began, but I’m astounded that even though I did over ten … Continue reading

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