Book is Back from the Editor

Well! I received my book last night back from the copy editor/proofreader. She turned the manuscript around, just as she promised, within two weeks of my sending it to her.

Over the weekend, I’ll be poring over the document and seeing what I agree with and will accept, and what I don’t and will reject. But I’m very excited, because she left me very complimentary remarks in the email back to me.

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Writing Myths

Author Dean Wesley Smith has a few books about myths in writing circles. Some of them are myths of traditional publishing, some are myths of indie publishing, and some are just myths writers are taught, often by people who aren’t writers.

I’ve been a victim of some of these, and when the belief somehow becomes entrenched, it can be hard to slip out of it. Sometimes it can be damaging to a career.

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The Choices of Progression

Every so often something comes along and hits me right between the eyes. Sometimes it changes my behavior, and other times it changes how I think. Occasionally it does both.

This past week, I think I found something big enough to do both. But the choice isn’t as clear-cut as it might appear on the surface, and there are a lot of underlying matters which are either causal or affected by the choice.

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