Tag Archives: Editing

Critequing the Critueqe Group

While strolling through my RSS feed I came a cross this article on Killzone. “Getting pecked to death:Are critique groups worth it?” I had the joy and pleasure of being part of an excellent critique group while I was living … Continue reading

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Undead Heart is Still Coming

The problem with deadlines is that once you set them you have to be ready to deal with missing them. I began writing Undead Heart almost three years ago. The plot came together quickly in my head and the characters … Continue reading

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The Early Bird Gets Worms

I know I have made this mistake. That novel you just wrote is itching to be a breakout success  You know if you could just get it out there it would take off in no time. Slow your roll. Nobody is … Continue reading

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Part 2 of POV for Writers

The folks over at the League of the IronQuill have published the second part of my three part series on Point of View for writers. Give it a look here.

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Point of View for Writers

I recently gave a talk at the West Valley Writers’ Workshop on the elements of point of view. To go along with that I wrote a three part article for The League of the Iron Quill. You can read the … Continue reading

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Put your ego aside, and hire a professional editor: A sci-fi specific example | Novel Publicity

I came across an interesting guest post on Novel Publicity & Co. from Dr. George H. Elder. The main premise is that no matter how attached to our words we may be as writers a good editor can only help. … Continue reading

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Italics Are Not Your Friend

I have begun to notice the over use of italics in fiction. It’s always bugged me but lately it seems to be on the rise. So I am going to say it now and you are free to disagree. New … Continue reading

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Editing the Undead

Writing a novel is the entertaining part. The real excitement comes when it is time to begin the editing process. And i do mean process. Never kid yourself into thinking that one time past your eyes doth an edit make. … Continue reading

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The 4th Prometheus Rises

This weekend I completed the rough draft of Part I of my next novel, The 4th Prometheus. I’m telling everyone this is a Steampunk take on the Frankenstein story. It has some twists and turns and some of my best … Continue reading

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Picking a Cover

I am looking over the pictures my wife took for the cover of my next book. They all look so good. I will have a hard time narrowing it down to three. I don’t know how I will pick just … Continue reading

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