Tag Archives: Editing

The Anthologist’s Art: interview with Athena Andreadis (To Shape the Dark)

Athena Andreadis has long been one of my science-fictional inspirations. Her life work in the field includes critical essays on a variety of subjects on her blog at Starship Reckless, her work as a writer of mythic space opera, and a collaborator … Continue reading

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Me and my pal the Inner Editor have a little chat

Last night I did an overflight of all the work I want to edit before New Year’s. I looked at common structural patterns and did a thinking-on-paper journal bout laying out what they are. Our old nemesis the inner Editor … Continue reading

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Goals: On Getting the Groove Back (Part 1)

Now something over three weeks into my full-time work as a self-employed writer, I’ve spent a good part of my time setting up: Reading software manuals (Aeon Timeline and Scrivener, of which more later) and thinking about how to use … Continue reading

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Frantic update: Max and the Ghost, Team Human review, CONvergence roundup

I’ve been more than busy, with the horrible feeling of getting nothing done. Max and the Ghost has been in editing mode for almost a month now, and is now scheduled for release in mid-August. I’ll be featuring excerpts this month in … Continue reading

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Doing the Beta Bop: Nothing better than a friend with a big knife

There is a rich literature on procrastination and writing… well, it’s simple. We put off writing, because it means abandoning that perfect vision in our heads, in favor of butt in chair,  fingers on keyboard, brain downloading, which produces something … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Throwing Yourself into Editing

Today my colleague Becca Patterson and I are exchanging guest posts on the underrated adventure of editing. To see my post on editing, visit her blog, The Cat’s Mreauow.  It starts when you look up and see just how much … Continue reading

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