I’m published with Samhain Publishing. I mention this because their “routine” is digital release first, followed by the print version (for word counts greater than 50k) about a year later. This means I do line edits TWICE. Once for digital and one for print. I know what you’re thinking…you did the edits for the digital… Continue reading Doing My Edits
As some of you might know, I frequent a board that has a lot of new and young writers. It can be interesting to see some of the same questions I had as a new writer coming up, time and time again. It’s a reminder of what it felt like to be new and hungry,… Continue reading Editing… What Does It Mean?
I’m in the middle of edits today on my medical romance short story that will be in the Mammoth Book of Medical Romance that comes out this year. I enjoy doing edits but they make me nervous. I’m so afraid I’ll miss a misspelling, or a lost word or something. When my first book came… Continue reading Edits Are So Much Fun!
I don’t know why I find edits so draining. Writing is invigorating. I can go a full day of feverish typing and never feel tired, but when editing time comes, just an hour of work and it’s like someone siphoned off all my strength. Seriously. Shoot me now. This is the reason I edit as… Continue reading Exhausting Edits