Tag Archive: editing

Novel Update #13: Just Like George Lucas

Can you name that bald man in the film The Empire Strikes Back who has a computer device attached to his head? It’s Lobot, assistant to Lando Calrissian. And I bet you didn’t… Continue reading

Novel Update #12: Character Prompts

One of the best things there is about being a Writer is the chance to create New Characters. We fashion them from our imagination and breathe life into their souls with our words.… Continue reading

Novel Update #11: New Discoveries

Well here we are in the New Year and I am back at the manuscript. Before the holidays ended, just before New Year’s Eve, I received a 20-page very detailed evaluation of my… Continue reading

Novel Update #10: Whew!

Whew! It’s done…for now. My BIG EDITS of my manuscript concluded last night. My First full Edit consisted of inputting corrections, making some changes here and there and generally cleaning it up. This… Continue reading

Wordy Wait Fate

Merry is lit bit I do Writing go and flow Colder air fair carries hint Much I know and show Wordy wait fate care I take Dapple light shine bright Festive decore more… Continue reading

Another numbing prose

Wind at my back blinking lights in my eyes words crashing through my head Wired and writing it all page after page turns Time to go to bed? Stationed in same motion Sitting… Continue reading

Holding My Breath

I’m tired. No, actually pretty damn exhausted. It has been a busy couple of months and it’s not really going to slow down much. I have been intensely Editing the manuscript each day… Continue reading

The Mighty Sticky Post

Blue, lemon yellow, bright as it sticks I can’t live without. In front of my eyes, it bears my thoughts It cradles a new direction. Ideas important, essential. My Lifeline Pinned before they… Continue reading

My Now…

My brain is locked in details WORDS Mixing around. Characters tug at my sleeve SHOUT Wanting voice. Moments of emotion muddle EPISODES Shift flow. Calendar dates collide CHRONOLOGY Finding place. Multiple stories exchange… Continue reading

Too Fast

I live at a fast pace. I’m not a race car driver (though I do like to drive fast. I have absolutely no patience for slow drivers). I move fast. Eat fast. Clean… Continue reading