BEFORE YOU HIT SEND WORKSHOP

  I’m very excited for the New Hampshire Chapter or Romance Writers of America Angela James workshop coming up May 21st at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua N.H. Join Angela James, editorial director of Harlequin’s Carina Press and developmental editor of New York Times Bestselling authors Shannon Stacey, Lauren Dane and Jaci Burton, for a … More BEFORE YOU HIT SEND WORKSHOP

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CHARACTER CAREERS

I need some input. I’m working on a manuscript that has gone through an editor at a publishing company. She pointed out some things that I’m going to fix (my heroine was too perfect, and I guess I have to admit she’s right), but one thing she mentioned was my hero’s career. When the story … More CHARACTER CAREERS

Gauging Progress

Well, I’m not sure how to go about this. I’ve started editing a wip I’ve had around for a long time. While this will include mainly editing material I’ve already written, I’m also adding a bunch to it and changing a lot. Doing a lot of cutting and pasting (I think it’s easier to do … More Gauging Progress

Editopolis

Okay, well that doesn’t sound as good as I thought it would, but it pretty much desribes what will be going on here over the next few days. I am nearly done with my NaNo project. I think I’m up to my last scene. So then I can start editing. Just throw it on top … More Editopolis

Oh Editing

I decided since I did so well on my “new” word count yesterday that I’d concentrate on editing this morning. I’m at that very tedious stage of removing “junk” words like “that” and “just” and “really”. Such a long project, finding one little word in a 91K document and removing the ones that don’t belong. … More Oh Editing

NaNo Coming Soon!

Though I’m still not 100% sure I’ll participate, I’m still thinking about story ideas. I have a few.I have a question though. I have a Part Two of a trilogy I’ve wanted to work on. Part One is pretty much done though it needs major work. I started working on Part Two a few years … More NaNo Coming Soon!