Tag Archive: editing

The joy of reading over what you wrote

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  I used to write a post each day.  Now I’m averaging one a week.  That’s what happens when your work requires writing and you’re editing 20 books at home over a span… Continue reading

Mini-Vacation

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I’m taking a mini-vacation from work.  We have tomorrow off anyway and the one piece of information I need to do the last report won’t be in my office until Monday. What, you… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : What I “know” about editing.

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As I edit my draft for the I-don’t-know-how-many times, it seems the more I know the less I’ve learned.   All I know about editing can be summed up in a few bullet points. It’s… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Let’s Edit!

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  My partner in blogging is supplementing her job by editing my books in her spare time.  She’s a far better writer than I’ll ever be. She brings you into her stories, while… Continue reading

Senseless Sarcasm : Reading materials for life.

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My eyes are crossed, I’m dizzy, and I can’t stop editing! The bed awaits…but I want to do one last sentence, one last paragraph… Finally, I’ve finished another book.  Inside my brain I’m… Continue reading

Still knee deep in extreme editing.

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I’m on book #6.  I do so love extreme editing! I’ve already edited books #7, 8, 9, and 10.  My eyes are screaming, “No more, please!!! We need a vacation!” It’s so easy… Continue reading

Extreme Edit Mode.

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I’m in extreme edit mode.  It means I’m seeing every word and how it impacts a sentence, paragraph, and chapter.  Never did I know how many mistakes hid in the shadows.  How do… Continue reading

Editing is a humbling experience.

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I’ve heard it said that people who can, do & people who can’t, teach.  Personally, I think that’s a crock of cr@p. The best teachers are the ones who have slogged through the… Continue reading

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