The new novel went out to its first test reader after weeks of self-editing. As most of you would-be writers already know, this is very arduous task that can go against every emotional bone in your body because you are, after all, editing yourself. It’s as if you were a plastic surgeon staring at yourself […]
Spent most of the weekend editing the new novel, doing some fat -trimming, some word-thinning, and some plot-tightening. Fun. I’m planning to get it out to the first group of test readers in the next week or so. This is my fourth editing iteration so I’m hoping that it’s starting to look a little more […]
Just a quick note that I’ve finished my last round of edits on my manuscript, following some notes/comments from an editor (formerly of Harper Collins). I’ve just submitted it to my agent for review, and we will see what the next steps are. Looking to submission in January! Woo hoo!