Tag Archives: editing

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Whether you’re already published or just starting down the winding road of writing, I hope you’ll find something useful at this site. Specializing in novels and memoirs, I work with writers of children’s literature, adult literary and genre fiction, and … Continue reading

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I am living my childhood dream

When I was a kid I alternately told my friends I wanted to be a detective or a scientist when I grew up, or possibly a combination of the two. But what I really, really wanted (and revealed to my … Continue reading

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Revision Workshop with Tallahassee Authors Network

Thanks to the wonderful writers at Tallahassee Authors Network (TAN) for inviting me to present a workshop on writing and revision. The focus of the workshop was the importance of revision and how to revise more effectively, with attendees learning … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 Interactive Lectures on Writing

Bring new life to your story this summer at these interactive lectures! Look what people are saying about the June 27th talks. June 27: Character and Conflict: Creating the Perfect Match July 11: High Stakes & Rising Tension: How to … Continue reading

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#1 Break free from past drafts with a plot outline

Writers often use plot outlines when planning a story, but this week I discovered how they can help in revising an existing manuscript. My YA novel is currently in its third draft. With each version, I had gone through the … Continue reading

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