Tactical Tuesday: Advice for Self-Editing

My husband and I have experienced an event that was sitcom worthy. Often we sit around and laugh about the mass exodus from Florida that occurred with the near hit of the monster hurricane, Floyd. We left town with three cars, two in-laws, two sons, and five animals...

Tactical Tuesday: Advice for Self-Editing

We all have our little darlings, words, lines, scenes, chapters, that we love. Then a critique partner or an editor comes along and slashes a line right through them. Feedback is provided, such as: episodic, redundant, doesn’t have anything to do with the story, takes...

Tactical Tuesday: Advice for Self-Editing

Editing for word count can be the most freeing experiences an author can endure. Yes, we hate to think that even one word in our carefully crafted prose can be tossed away without a thought. We wonder how in the word tightening a sentence can make it zing, but it...

Wtite the Vision Wednesday: Action->Result

There is a video game I like to play. Throughout the game, you are given choices to carry things with you, to tell the truth or not, to treat others with respect or treat them poorly, to learn new skills, to teach others, to save people with words or actions from...

Write the Vision Wednesday

Ten Commandments of Writing 1. When thou knowest not the spelling of a word, thou shalt look it up. 2. Thou shalt edit each manuscript before submitting. Yea verily, thou shalt put chapter ten before chapter eleven. 3. Before thou speakest ill of the comments of thy...

Tactical Tuesday: Advice for Self-Editing

I attended the Florida Christian Writer’s Conference this last weekend. This is a great conference, and if you’ve never looked it up, you should. When most of the states are covered in snow and ice, the writers at this conference might have to brave some sixty degree...
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