Guest Post: What Editors Wish You Knew

Guys, we have a very special guest blogger today--the woman who corrected my grammar and comma splices in Pearl, acquiring editor and freelance editor extraordinaire, Jess d'Arbonne! Jess agreed to write a post explaining those mysterious creatures of the publishing world: editors.What Editors Wish You KnewWhen my author friend asked me to write a post … Continue reading Guest Post: What Editors Wish You Knew

Post-Draft Emptiness

I've blogged a lot about what happens pre-writing, during writing, revising, editing...but never what quite happens after one is, for the time being, finished.It's a curious feeling.I finished revising my third draft in late July. Since then, I've been editing, which means that I've been reading it over and not extensively rewriting. I've mostly been … Continue reading Post-Draft Emptiness

Translating From the Rei, pgs. 200-432 (the current end)

You know you wanted part two of the Gloriously Awkward Sentences. I have finally finished this pass of editing (I'm not too happy with the last five chapters in that everything feels rushed, so I'll be bucking those up).Part One is here.In the meantime, take a look at more weird sentences, likely typed at 4 … Continue reading Translating From the Rei, pgs. 200-432 (the current end)