Monthly Archives: January 2017

I WROTE A BOOK—NOW WHAT? PART TWO: EDITING

Remember when I said, “Don’t worry about editing, just write.”? Well, that was cute for the first draft. But once that’s finished, it’s time to get serious and start the editing process. To paraphrase Ernest Hemingway,  E.B. White, Roald Dahl … Continue reading

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WORD COUNT: THE MATH OF WRITING

On the rare occasion someone asks me a question involving math or a calculation of any kind, I have a standard response: I work with letters, not numbers. That worked until I realized there is an element of math that … Continue reading

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