Tiffany Yates Martin
Before we turn the blog over to Tiffany Yates Martin, we want to announce the winners of Chuck Sambuchino's contest. Worst Storyline Ever!
1. Laurie Michele - … "Nudist cowboy rides his faithful horse across the Wild West, fighting crime and saddle rash." Read the post
by Jenny Hansen, @JennyHansenCA
Editing and Proofreading: Two separate processes that equal one great story.
Like most writers, I hang out with a boatload of other writers. Still, I never saw much of other peoples’ works in progress until I coordinated a contest several years ago.…
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By Sharla Rae
One of the things we've discussed in our critique meetings is the tendency all writers have to repeat certain words and phrases. “Echoes” is a term I’ve heard applied to frequently repeated words.
Read your chapter out loud, and that’s exactly what they sound like.…
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The joke in here at WITS is that I sit in my living room waiting for an editor to knock on my front door and ask, “Do you have a book I can buy?” Yep, pretty passive. Lots of backstory on why I haven’t sent out
requested manuscripts, but here’s what’s going on now.… Read the post
Note: Parts of this post were originally published on Jenny Hansen's Blog as
The Pros Do The Finish Work.
I read a
great article last month that discussed the differences between Editing and Proofreading and (of course) I got to thinking about analogies could relate to writing.… Read the post