Category Archives: editing

Cover Release for The Haunting of William Gray

I am so excited to be able to share the cover for my second novel with The Wild Rose Press—The Haunting of William Gray! Participating in the progress of publishing a novel can be daunting at times, but nothing is … Continue reading

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The Galley

The galley — or an advanced reader’s copy minus the cover — of my novel Acquisition is here. Yay!! This is an exciting time for any author, but especially for the debut novelist. We get to see how the pages … Continue reading

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT — One of my Novels is Getting Published!

Cue the fireworks and the marching band. Sing hallelujah and beat the drums! One of my novels has been contracted by The Wild Rose Press! Yes, my friends, one of my little children (as writers often think of their novels) … Continue reading

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The Power of Focus

We all multi-task. Our society virtually demands it. We can’t even drive to a nearby location without having gadgets and smart phones in the car with us. And that comes at a price. We miss a lot. It’s so easy … Continue reading

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Five Things You Should Know About Engaging With an Editor

Linda Paul at Rangewriter is guest posting for me today. If you haven’t read her first piece about editors here you’ll want to after reading this insight. THARP ¬– My personal rules of engagement Renee asked me if there is … Continue reading

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Are Contests Valuable to Writers?

Contests have been in the news lately.  A Texas woman sued Harlequin after they published a novel that she believed was stolen from her after she entered it in a contest. She lost.  Her novel wasn’t completed and only a … Continue reading

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Editors – Three Important Reasons Writers Need Them!

Editors!  Writers sometimes fear them.  We often have a belief – mistaken though it may be – that they are out to change our manuscripts or make our voices homogeneous. Today’s post will explain why we need editors and it is written by our very own … Continue reading

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