Wednesday Writings · Writing World

Deck The Halls With Strings of Book Scenes

  Fa la la la la – okay, since it’s August, I’ll spare you the ear bug. For now. So I finished my first draft. As some of you may know from my previous post, I was having a tough time with this one, mostly because I didn’t strike that balance between plotting and pantsing.… Continue reading Deck The Halls With Strings of Book Scenes

Wednesday Writings

How Hiring A Professional Editor Saved My Manuscript

Fellow writers, I get it –– shelling out money to edit something you’ve written for free isn’t your idea of a good time. It took me years to talk myself into investing in a professional round of editing, and it was only when I was getting desperate for help that I finally gave in. “Becoming… Continue reading How Hiring A Professional Editor Saved My Manuscript

Randomosity · Short Stories

In The Midst Of Final Edits

I’m so close to finishing the final draft of my book I can almost smell the freshly printed pages. It’s so exciting to see everything finally coming together. I’m hoping to start the publishing process within the next month πŸ™‚ Here’s one of my favorite scenes: *********************************************************************************************************** Emma paused a moment. β€œSo…you were born with… Continue reading In The Midst Of Final Edits

Randomosity

As If I’m Not Addicted Enough to Writing…

I’ve disappeared on here for much too long. The culprit is a new publishing internship which, as awesome as it is, has been taking up a lot of my writerly time. I’m currently proofreading essays in which authors describe their first manuscripts. Their stories about inspiration, the combined pain and ecstasy of writing, and character… Continue reading As If I’m Not Addicted Enough to Writing…