Posts filed under: Editing your writing

Digging Deeper on Editing

Welcome back. It is starting to feel like Spring, and that is just fine with me. In last month’s blog, I presented two of your questions to my friend, a fellow author (Bristlecone Magic), and master editor, Dennis De Rose. […]

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Questions and Answers about the Editing Process

Welcome back. I hope you all had a lovely Valentine’s Day. Let’s briefly revisit editing. In a past blog, I discussed my 10-step self-editing practice. Many questions followed that blog, most of which had something to do with a professional […]

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10-Step Plan for Self-Editing: Get out of the way of the action!

Welcome back. Today’s blog, as promised, will consider my third point in the editing process, “get out of the way of the action.” I was asked what the difference was between filler words and filter words. Upon my writing desk, […]

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10-Step Plan for Self-Editing: Part Two

Welcome back. Today’s blog will add detail to my 10-Step Plan for Self-editing. Do not do your self-editing all at once. Again, as we all know, a poorly-edited manuscript is certain death for any legitimate agent or publisher. And it […]

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10-Step Plan for Self-Editing: An Introduction

Welcome back. Today’s blog is brief but essential. It is an introduction to my 10-Step Plan for Self-editing. We will continue to talk about the issues raised here in my August post. So let’s get on with it Never do […]

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