Tag Archives: Writer

#PitDark results

I had only one solid response to my #PitDark pitches, but the process was NOT a loss. Writing those pitches made me think about a bunch of things, got me connections to a lot of new authors who write horror … Continue reading

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Why editing is so important. My response to the latest Immerse or Die report.

I love reading the Immerse or Die reports by Dave Higgins. They are very good for teaching a writer what not to do, and it the case of the books that make it, what you should do. Here is the … Continue reading

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Chapter Magic!

I sent my novel (Tabeth: Opening Eternity B1) back to my wonderful editor +Trish Jackson for its second round of edits this week. While I wait for her to fix my fixes I thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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Sending My Baby Out to the Slaughter

#Tabeth Today I sent my novel, Tabeth: Opening Eternity, out to an editor. I feel like I sent my baby out to the Slaughter house. WHAT DID I DO! She wasn’t ready! She should have been gone over at least … Continue reading

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impostor syndrome

As my page “Projects of the Procrastinator” shows, I have a teensy problem with putting off today, what could just as easily be put off tomorrow. Procrastinating has been a part of me for a loooooong time. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Title Trouble

Hello fellow writers and readers! I have some questions that I would like to ask, so to start, I will ask about Titles. Titles are one of the first things people see of your book. In the case of text … Continue reading

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“Difficult” scenes

I just finished a difficult scene in my book that involved the death of a child. It left me feeling heart broken and a little sick, but with an odd sense of satisfaction. I think the satisfaction is due to … Continue reading

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Beta readers wanted for Tabeth

Hello, I am at the point in my novel Tabeth where I think I could really use a beta reader or five. There are a few places I’m stuck and I need any help I can get. If you like … Continue reading

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Short Story FUN!

I got into a discussion over at Google+ with +Max Saunders about tarantulas. Anyone who knows me knows I’m an odd ball who loves the creepy crawlies! Max suggested I write some horror story about them and I commented that … Continue reading

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Totally Totally TRUE!

I just have to repost this awesome illustration! Soooo true!           I found this little gem from Google+ Writing Resources group. The post is about how to avoid cliches and it is also totally true, but … Continue reading

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