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Back in the editing boat

Got the developmental edits for the Bluewater Bay novel last week, which are disquietingly on par with what I’d been iffy about in the first place, but thought I’d fixed. (Editors with mind-reading powers are a scary thought.) This is … Continue reading

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New Shoes

I just sent back the proofs for The Other Side of Winter (Santuario 2), and am otherwise wringing words for Black Box from the keyboard. I’m about halfway through chapter 1. Getting into the heads of new characters is like … Continue reading

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New Year, new book

The Other Side of Winter (Santuario 2) is pretty much wrapped at my end. We finished the copy edits yesterday, and I ordered my box of print copies. I don’t expect proofs to be too much of a headache (famous … Continue reading

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It’s out of my hands again

Hard to believe, but developmental edits are actually done, and two weeks ago the boys were relinquished into the line editor’s hands. It’s a bit like a desensitization process so release day won’t kill us authors dead on the spot, … Continue reading

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Rounding in …

… on the end of dev edits. Or so I hope. Haven’t heard back from my editor, who might still be on vacation (I should’ve asked when she’ll be back). So shit might still hit the fan. But I’m working … Continue reading

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On schedule

You’ll be happy to hear that the muse made a brief reappearance on Thursday to grudgingly give me some inspiration on a scene involving darkness and tents. Yeah. So far, dev edits are going smoothly (I haven’t gotten to the … Continue reading

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Stages of Edits

Spent the week marking spots in the printout and writing up a storm of edit notes on the draft, and finished that Friday night. Did I mention I hate developmental edits? Yes? Once or twice? Fair enough. The muse hates … Continue reading

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WIP Weekend

I’ve been trying to get on board with this WIP Wednesday thingie, but blogging during the week just doesn’t seem to happen for me. So, in keeping with the alliterative meme, I’ll try to shoot for WIP Weekends. We’ll see … Continue reading

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Bluewater Bay

This post has been a long time coming. Remember the surprise project I mentioned back in April? The contemporary in a shared universe? I’ve been wriggling to tell you all about that. So, when, some ten days ago, Riptide Publishing … Continue reading

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Stuff happened

So, I finish the rewrite of Santuario II, send the manuscript out to my betas, and start plotting the next book in the series, when, with a terrible screeching sound, a project careens in sideways and shimmies right in front … Continue reading

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