Tag Archive | editing

On Writing: Creating A Chapter

I’ve had a lot of people ask me about my process when it comes to writing chapters. Chapters, much like every other aspect of writing, is something I think every writer has to figure out for themselves. What works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else. But something I have learned over the years […]

On Writing: Justifying Every Single Scene

I’ve learned many things from my editor over the years. I think one of the most important is that you should be able to justify the existence of every single scene in your novel. There should be a reason for it – whether it’s moving the story forward, revealing things about your characters, or forming […]

Cover Reveal: The Flames Of Guilt

After what feels like forever, the time has finally come. This story has been through the meat grinder and back. It’s had characters added, and the ending changed. Twice. The pacing has been stretched out and flipped over. Formatting came in round after round of trial and error as I labored over what worked and […]

Final Edit

After years of working on my first novel, The Flames Of Guilt, I am finally down to the final edit. This is it. My last chance to catch mistakes, make changes, and tweak my prose and dialogue. The Flames Of Guilt, in its humble beginnings, started out as a fan fiction story. It has since […]