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End of 2013

Honestly, on a real-life, personal level, not a lot happened with me in 2013. At the beginning of last year, I had all these things that I’d accomplished and things that I’d tried, but 2013 was merely an extension of … Continue reading

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This and That

The second pass of edits for the nightmare novel took longer than expected, but that’s because I did a third pass as well. The second pass was for the corrections that a psychologist consultant gave me on some scenes (I … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Nightmare Novel Editing: Week 1

Pages edited: 170/308 Number of words cut: 1,788 words Favorite typo: “White power dusted her fingertips…” The number of words cut is surprisingly low for me, perhaps because I didn’t write this novel during NaNoWriMo, and as a result, I … Continue reading

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