Refine Your Writing Process: Revisions

Writing anything is a process. Writing a novel can be a lengthy commitment of time, energy and mental resources. Right now I’m hip deep in the mire of revisions.

Some people don’t understand how involved the revision process can be, so they think that the hard part of writing a novel is over. You know, coming up with a brilliant premise and then telling the story to the sum of 70-100 thousand words.

Reflect on 2020. Plan 2021

Plans have a way of not working out, but there won’t be any of that “planning to fail by failing to plan” in my life. Over plan? If there’s such a thing, I could be guilty of it.

The first step on forming plans is reflecting on what worked–or didn’t work–before. This post will walk you through my process for setting my goals and intentions for my writing “career.”

Who Likes Sending out Submissions?

In September, I purchased the Writer’s Market Guide to Agents, and I dutifully spent several afternoons scanning the listings to highlight possible “matches.” Yes, I think you can get it online and probably have the listings sorted for genre, but sometimes, a girl needs to do the work. I’m old school. I like holding a …

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