Tag Archives: editing habits

Where to Go from Here

Although I’m in the midst of another re-write (meaning, the story is complete) rewrite (for me) sometimes means changing things to the point where the older edit just doesn’t seem to apply anymore. The story became something new and went … Continue reading

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Compounds Conundrum

I suppose a lot of hater mail will magically appear in my in-box as a result of this post, but that’s never stopped me before. I’m noticing the misuse of compound words to mean something the word itself doesn’t. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Grammar Time

Okay, so, today I’m browsing my FB feed when I come across this (above) and further down the page I land on another cutesy-saccharin-sweet-aw-garsh gag post about feelings, mushy-lovey dork stuff a certain someone constantly posts (to drive me bonkers, … Continue reading

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Opinion vs Knowledge

I’m writing again. And thinking some more. Taking notes as I go. Walking around the house for exercise and clearing my mind of all things negative. I’m writing once again. 🙂 Still, I can’t seem to get past the morning … Continue reading

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POV part 3

Since this whole point-of-view thing started for me with my own writing, I’ve had great trouble trying to go back to my story and just get it done. I’m still taking lots of notes for the story, though, to convince … Continue reading

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Editing is Murder

Literally and figuratively, I think. This is a double-edged sword in my opinion. You know you have to go back and fix your original work, but in the process, I personally end up re-writing the whole damn thing. My editing … Continue reading

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A New Pair of Eyes

Another not-so-profound statement and yet it seems logical and apropos to life in general. I grew up in a dysfunctional household just like nearly everyone else, but there were a few things of value or worth that have managed to … Continue reading

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Old School Win

  Very pleased to announce that after several weeks of struggling to maintain some semblance of dignity, passion, and interest in my own writing after being so utterly confused by others’ versions of POV, style, and show vs. tell, my … Continue reading

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Time to Shine (again)

Right. So now that I think I’m back on track again and doing what I used to do, before this self-improvement goal of mine began and then derailed, I ended up spending about four hours last night re-writing chapter 1 … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

And on that note, I intend to do just that. Decide to back off from negativity for awhile and get back to what is important. Me and my dream, my intuition, and my will to succeed. To seek out a … Continue reading

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