Tag Archive: editing

Editorial Respect

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Anyone who reads my blog regularly knows two things  I’m cross-eyed and dyslexic  I’m dyslexic and cross-eyed. Take your pick. Vickie, my partner in blogging, is a far better writer than I’ll ever… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Overwork

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My editor/friend/blog partner: How I think she’s beginning to see me: We spent 11 hours reading book 5 yesterday.   In the meantime, she’s been waiting for her laptop to be repaired.  … Continue reading

Ducks and editing

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This view is from the backyard where Vickie lives, my background while we edited. Vickie promised to write a post…or 2…or 3…about her bratty ducks who think they own the place. I’m very… Continue reading

Extreme editing

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I have 2 editors. The person who creates my book covers and does the uploading (as well as final edits) lives in South Africa.  I hope that she is able to recover from… Continue reading

Friday brain freeze, Saturday Beck 5K run (aka, very slow walk with lots of stops)

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After a week of marathon editing in another city, someone asked, “How was your vacation.” I spent most of the week staring at a 17 inch laptop monitor taking turns reading my book… Continue reading

Senseless “Oh my Lord I missed Sunday” Sarcasm : Sequence editing

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Vickie and I are just about brain dead trying to do sequence editing. The first day, I spent hours reading aloud.  I woke up with almost-laryngitis. The next day, she did the reading. … Continue reading

One-Liner Wednesday: Why a good editor is important

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  The day an editor sends back your text with this correction, The p*nis; mightier than the sword…that’s the day you say, “well, hmmmm…I need to find one that corrects spacing, spelling and… Continue reading

Stealing from myself:

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Book 2 has been in the last stages of editing for a year, which is more than a little depressing.  Writing is the world’s best anti-depressant (for me, at least), so that’s what… Continue reading

What I (don’t) know about #writing

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Here are a few dingleberrys nuggets of wisdom that every new writer needs to know: A writer lives to write.  Period.  If you write for any other reason, please do everyone a favor… Continue reading

Air Pits, Free Editing, and Freezing

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Originally posted on nudge. wink. report.:
))))****SPECIAL REPORT****((((( TRAVEL EDITION It’s so special, I’m staying near my toilet in case my stomach turns parenthesis green. 1. Why I hate airports (aka airpits) Here is…