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Part III Revision: Push, Poke, or Press?

I have to tell you, this cake was good. By good, I don’t mean scrupulous, or righteous, nor do I mean proficient, talented, or adept. Of course not, that’s silly. This type good means yummy, delicious, and scrumptious.                                            … Continue reading

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Part II Revision–Three Dialogue Dilemmas

Three Dialogue Dilemmas Writers find whipping out a short paragraph to make a point is much easier than putting the information in their characters’ mouths and having them talk about it. When you pick up a book with not much … Continue reading

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Envy Describes Your Friendships

Last June, Psychology Today published an article about two types of envy. This link from their blog describes a not so pretty picture of two best friends dealing with envy. I rarely read magazines because I’m not interested in the … Continue reading

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Part 1: Revision, Revision, Revision

“(Working Title) has serious problems with structure and storytelling, it isn’t yet an effective novel.” Peter Gelfan sent this to me in an email back in 2007.  With that he essentially told me thanks and have a nice day. He … Continue reading

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