Tag Archives: editing

How (not) to name your minor characters…

I may be having problems with my current work-in-progress… Draft one was completed and polished a few months ago and went to my fabulous editor for the first edit. (Edit 1 is mainly about the plot, structure and character development) … Continue reading

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Back to basics in the woods…

The wood behind my flat has seen big changes in the past couple of weeks. I didn’t include a woodland photo last week as we had so many lovely Yorkshire pics in Helen Pollard’s guest post, but we’ll have a … Continue reading

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My Book is my Baby

We’re waiting now to see what Legend Press’s brilliant cover designer people come up for book 2. The Paradise Trees cover is going to be a very hard act to follow; it’s so perfect for the story – the circle … Continue reading

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Find a publisher, move to a new flat…

Written your book? Need a new home? Here’s what (not) to do… One sage piece of advice handed down through generations is ‘Never move house while you’re pregnant.’ Really, it’s only common sense. I avoided it myself both times. From … Continue reading

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