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The Publishing Author’s Mindset – Editing

Editing is another part of writing and self-publishing that’s full of pitfalls. I’m sure you heard some of this: Every book must be edited And that’s true. It’s unlikely to get through writing a story without making some mistakes. But … Continue reading

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The Power of Systems

Imagine you have a story idea that’s truly riveting. It makes you all excited. You can see the world, the characters and you know what’s happening in a scene or two. You’re almost dancing with joy. It’s an awesome feeling, … Continue reading

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Three Ways of Regaining your Writing Mojo

It happens to every writer: Losing the mojo. Staring at the file, and not being able to open it. Or opening it, and the words don’t come. Lying in bed awake with dialog in your head, but it’s all gone … Continue reading

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Editing a Story to Death

The other day, I talked about the three levels of editing, which was about the bare minimum needed to make a story clean. And then there are some who never stop editing. “Just one more pass, then it’ll be perfect.” … Continue reading

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The Three Levels of Editing

Everyone knows we should have an editor before publishing our stories. Publishers give manuscripts to editors, and self-publishers search out and pay editors. And that makes sense. It’s always good to have more than just the writer’s eyes on the … Continue reading

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