Word Count

This afternoon was spent prepping The Pomegranate for submission to an award scheme. I had been nominated by another author who thought the criteria matched the book perfectly. The FAQ was read and re-read to make sure I had everything lined up according to the guidelines provided. I filled out endless forms, verified the preferredContinue reading “Word Count”

Slash and Burn Editing

Admitting that I hear fictional people talking led to an avalanche of email. I think some writers are too shy to publicly admit they hear characters, too. They’ll just have to get past the shame of thinking they are crazy. They are not. Speaking of characters talking, Petey and Rico are annoying me. Nor areContinue reading “Slash and Burn Editing”