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Edit? You mean I’m not done yet?

Whoa. Edit my own book? Where would I even start? For most writers, especially those who haven’t already completed at least a couple full-length novels, you need to let your work cool off before you do anything. Why? Because your brain believes your … Continue reading

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Clearing your throat? How to write a novel–part 20

What is it that makes the work of one writer “better” than that of another? If all else is similarly competent–grammar, punctuation, spelling and mechanics–what elevates story “A” above story “B”? One could argue that plot, characterization, setting, and verisimilitude … Continue reading

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