I finished going over Dane’s suggested edits a little while ago. He helped me out tremendously. Go buy his books. I cut a ton of fat from the story. Like 20,000 words worth. The book just came back from yet another editor, who was searching for typos and major inconsistencies. It should only take a […]
Okay, so I’d love to say that I finished my round of edits for Journey of St. Laurent and I’m ready to send out some copy to those who have said they’ll help me edit. I’d love it. I’d love to say that I actually finished the draft of my Children’s novel. But I can’t. […]
Lifehack had a good reminder post about editing today. http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/edit-this-post-on-editing.html I have to keep telling myself this as I go through Oasis – the purpose is to make Oasis better, you know, clarify and take out the bad/useless stuff, not to write an entirely new book.
All right. I’ve been missing for a while, but I’m back now. I’ve been busy, though, and not just slacking. First I had a short trip down to my Brother-In-Law’s place. Then I had another weekend trip. Then I had a short trip for work. Then my three year old turned four. Then my wife […]
As I go through Oasis making the necessary edits, it is interesting to see where I’ve grown as a writer. There’s a lot of times that I just want to start over and write the whole thing again. Anyway, as I keep up the proccess, I need constant reminders as to what I am supposed […]