Category Archives: editing

Editing 101: Editing Sticklers!

Editing is one of the least favorite activities for writers, but it is a necessary evil. We all miss items in our writing – no matter how often one revisits the piece. The mind reads what SHOULD be on the … Continue reading

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Pride 47 – Prejudice 5

Pride and Prejudice was originally entitled First Impressions, which is a much better title when one considers how Jane Austen bombards her readers with the theme of “impressions”: first, flawed, and founded. However, that is material for a future post. … Continue reading

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My Writing Space

My Writing Space – My World Others have shared spacious areas in which they choose to work. I, on the other hand, prefer to have everything within my reach. Purposely, I separate where I write my novels from where I … Continue reading

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Re-Release of “A Touch of Mercy” + Exquisite Excerpt

Re-Release of Regency Romance from Regina Jeffers + Excerpt from A Touch of Mercy  This is book 5 of my “Realm” series.   Members of the Realm, a covert operations group. have retuned to England to claim the titles they … Continue reading

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Editing 101

EDITING 101 Early on in my career, I learned a painfully difficult lesson: an editor will NOT catch all my errors. Having been trained in journalism, I was accustomed to the concept of editors cutting out the “deadwood” in a … Continue reading

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Groan!!! More Editing Tips

If the people with whom we communicate understand us when we use “may” instead of “can,” or “convince” instead of “persuade,” or “one another” when we should be using “each other,” does it really matter? Semanticists often accept the changes, … Continue reading

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