Go Back to the Beginning

This weekend I finished a round of deep edits on my second WIP. I’m not sure what the differences are between “deep edits” and “rewriting” but, for now, we’re calling it “deep edits.” And, as I’ve said on twitter, I have a whole new appreciation for editing. I thought I appreciated it, but it was […]

Character Brains

In both plotting and revising, one of the issues I keep coming up against is the difficulty of setting up major conflicts in my stories. Difficult, but fun. Maybe it gets easier? Gulp. Sometimes I’ll step back from writing a section and scratch my head, wondering if I’ve made a character too smart or too […]

Checking In

I can’t believe it’s been so long since I’ve blogged! I really love blogging, but I’ve just been so busy. Well, all that I can do now is write a post and re-set my fall blogging schedule. Back to weekly? Every other? Hmm. In the last three months, I’ve been editing, keeping a draft of […]