Monthly Archives: February 2013

Fairy Tale Remix Editing: Week 3 FINISHED

Pages edited: 434/434, cut down from 448 (1.5 spacing, closer to 588 double-spaced) Original word count: 195,545 words Final word count: 183,434 words, 12,111 words cut Finished last night around 12:30 in the morning! To celebrate, I slept. 🙂 I … Continue reading

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Freedom

I finally got through the third season of Castle, and the episode “Lucky Stiff” stuck out to me. Who doesn’t wonder what would happen if they won the lottery? At one point, Castle correctly points out that what people would … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Editing – Week 2

Pages edited: 372/436 Number of words cut: 10,500 words Favorite mistake: Sadly, none this week. All of it was pretty straightforward stuff. Well, the cuts started in earnest this week, whittling down the total number of pages from 448 to … Continue reading

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Bodysnatchers

In some ways, we are always alone. The only mind we can ever know is our own. All our interactions with other people is based on that premise. And half the time we don’t understand our own minds all that … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Editing: Week 1

Pages edited: 180/448 Number of words cut: 3,841 words Favorite mistake: Actually, there wasn’t anything that really got me giggling over these last 180 pages. I think the closest I got to an amusing mistake was when I stated that … Continue reading

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Covers

I think the saying not to judge a book by its cover is a nice sentiment but ultimately misguided. I think it should be amended to, “You shouldn’t judge a book only by its cover.” Because let’s face it, folks, … Continue reading

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Nightmare Novel Editing: Week 2 FINISHED

Pages edited: 308/308 Number of words cut: 3,262 words Favorite mistake: “She let herself be led into the black temple, into the room with the dais, which was where the Night Mare led her.” Honestly, that line still cracks me … Continue reading

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