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Rewrite Journal, Day 15

Not long ago, thanks to a session with Bell’s Revision & Self-Editing, I had an epiphany, a slap-my-head, why-didn’t-I-think-of-this-earlier epiphany. I knew just what was wrong with my manuscript and just how to fix it. All I needed was to edit my … Continue reading

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Give the Lady a Ride–the Rewrite

Lately I’ve been haunted by a phrase I remember reading somewhere: “The first draft of a book is the author telling himself the story.” For anyone who writes, especially us seat-of-the-pansters, that sentence ought to be forefront in our minds–we … Continue reading

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