Archive for July, 2011

Hardcore Editing

July 30th, 2011 No comments

Yes, another post about editing.  They seem to be de rigueur these days.  Well, for the past couple of weeks I’ve been doing a serious sort out of all my writing.  Sort of a spring clean as it were. And my fellow writers, if you’re anything like me, then there will come a point when you will have a number of different projects, in various stages of completion, because (like me) you may be a project skipper in order to avoid actually finishing anything. Read more…

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Should I use a pseudonym?

July 23rd, 2011 3 comments

Have you ever considered using a pseudonym, or given thought to what yours might be? I have, and I’m near enough decided that I’m going to abandon my real name for my writing. Here’s why. Read more…

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What Game of Thrones can teach about showing a world

July 16th, 2011 2 comments

I was having a conversation with @thedavidwwright (from the excellent Collective Inkwell) on Twitter last week about the excellent Game of Thrones TV series. I thought it would be worth expanding on it a bit. Read more…

Tweak or Rewrite?

July 9th, 2011 2 comments

Editing can be laborious work sometimes, so we want to make sure we are getting the most worth out of it. With that in mind, what do you find is the best way to edit? Read more…

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Editing takes forever

July 2nd, 2011 1 comment

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I would try and set some time aside to finally finish something. It didn’t go according to plan, but in trying to carry on in what little time I had, something really hit me – editing takes AGES! Read more…

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