Category Archives: revisions

Yes, I really spent the time to write this post. It’s just that I was going to use my What’s Up Wednesday* post to explain what the past few days of work on my book have been like when I … Continue reading

jennifer lawrence, my book, revisions, what's up wednesday

Road Trip Wednesday is a blog carnival, where YA Highway’s contributors and readers post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody’s take on the topic. … Continue reading

revisions, rtw

Since I’ve been wading in the Sea of Revisions, I thought I’d share some of my editing tips. We all edit differently and I always find it interesting to hear how others do it. I thought you might, too. (Don’t … Continue reading

editing, follow my advice at your own risk, revisions

Speaking of revisions… So I’m revising my WIP, which has been a lesson in inconsistency. The first day I touched it, I edited chapters one through four. I hit chapter ten before I took some time off to move and … Continue reading

follow my advice at your own risk, revisions

Revising a manuscript is like being an old, rickety rollercoaster with no brakes and zombies climbing over the back cars to get to you while the ride plunges to the earth. Sometimes, like at the top of the ride, before … Continue reading

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The thing I most love about writing a first draft is being able to run with a story. It’s like watching a movie for me. Sort of. I know where I’m headed and I know the major stops along the … Continue reading

editing, revisions

It’s easy to wander. It’s important to weigh your options: Twitter or blank page? Facebook or blank page? Blogs or blank page? YouTube* or blank page? This is where my mind goes when I’m stuck: Real helpful, brain. Real helpful. … Continue reading

procrastination, revisions