After a comprehensive re-read and multipass check for errors and grammatical mistakes, Molerat 2.0 is off to the editor.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my brief dip into self-publishing so far, is things often take longer than expected. But Vermin is so close…
As I’ve been working away on my third book, David’s Summer, my editor has been hard at work on Vermin. Well, it’s back, and that’s a good thing.
I could listen to Rod Serling talk all damn day. There’s something about his straightforwardness and honesty about writing that just just boils concepts down to their essence.
An ongoing debate between writers is whether to use an outline or not. From what I’ve posted before, my preference should be clear. This is what Stephen has to say about it.
What does it take to be a successful writer? Stephen J. Cannell has the absolute answer. It’s simpler than you think.
I’m a firm believer in outlining a story before writing the first draft. The outline isn’t written in stone. I allow myself to diverge if needed, but I always come back to the story line. It’s my map from A to B. Here’s a different method you might want to consider.
I got my manuscript for Tied back from my editor on Friday. I took a quick flip through and it looks like I’ve got some work ahead of me. I expected nothing less.
When the manuscript was off with my editor, I used that time to begin researching cover ideas.
There it is, my shiny new manuscript, just shy of 65,000 words and the result of eight months of getting up at 6am on weekends to write.