Tag Archive: editing

Novel Update: #25: Hanging on

Still at it. Editing away into Revision Draft 6, post-chapter-by-chapter overhaul. It’s better this time around. I’m actually excited tackling the story with a newfound inspiration and focus. (Must be the sunshine.) Still…… Continue reading

Prompted

Bookish and striking a sparkle does shine and words are there prompted and feelings are fine the dotted, the golden the pages there lie and letters come tumbling, the words want to fly… Continue reading

Evolve

So I thought I’d take a walk this morning. I love walking ,as you know, and though the weather was not ideal, I longed to be moving outside. But today, careful footing was… Continue reading

In the Lull

In the Lull before it starts, before the storm, I sit and wait in the lull. Before the rush, before the rise, I strain and gaze. In the Lull before it moves, before… Continue reading

Overwriting

My wordy words are too be sliced, My heart a piece it goes, to turn a manuscript to book, to hear how it all flows,   Is painstaking at best you see. It’s… Continue reading

Ready to Mark

“Celebrate milestones. Always. The end of a first draft. The end of a book. The start of a new one. Be kind to yourself. Be your own cheerleader…” Hazel Gaynor   Clouded in… Continue reading

Novel Update: The Epilogue

Well, it’s done. Again. Last Chapter and Epilogue have been turned over to my editor. The Novel, Fallout (working title), is written. It’s a very emotional moment, writing “End” and pressing SEND. It’s… Continue reading

Awaiting

hidden a voice waiting to be unlocked to the world beyond set free for hearts to feel   Paula Antonello Moore, Prose. Copyright: Thursday, July 6, 2017. Image: Floating Door by P.A. Moore.

Get Distracted

Go ahead, give in to distraction. It may sound like unusual literary advice, but I’ve discovered it can actually help my writing. Now I don’t mean get so distracted that you miss a deadline.… Continue reading

Novel Update#24: In the Conversation

Last weekend I attended an annual local authors’ festival that I hadn’t been to in years. Wow, how times have changed. When I used to show up to these events, I barely knew the… Continue reading