All the words

Not every phrase and protected utterance makes it into a manuscript. My current work in progress is no exception. To date I have written 98,743 words on this piece, not including the character sketches, plotting and research in my spiral notebook. Of this nearly 100K...

Heavy Editing

I haven’t been traditionally published. I don’t know if I ever will be traditionally published, but let me pass on a little knowledge, nay wisdom, I’ve picked up along the way. How to write a book: 1) Write. 2) Finish the darn thing. 3) Put it away....

Editors

I thought I’d leave some thoughts on editing. I’ve done a lot of editing over the years, but only recently started working for independent authors as anything more than a CP. I also write my own books. Let me say two things: I’m not Hemingway....