Category Archives: revision

Because it’s brilliant, that’s why.

Why am I luring you here, just to send you somewhere else? Because Nathan Bransford put together an absolutely brilliant gif-heavy blog. And if you’re a writer, you’re going to want to read it. http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2012/08/the-publishing-process-in-gif-form.html Funny as hell. And absolutely … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan Bransford, Publishing, query letter, revision, the road to publishing, Uncategorized

The Shower

It used to be I couldn’t take a shower without someone banging on the bathroom door. Even getting out of our shower was complicated–I had to knock on the acrylic glass door to give the snoozing short fat black dog a heads-up before … Continue reading

Posted in Deidre Knight, editing, Hedi, Holly Blanck, new writer, revision, Revision Hell, writing lessons | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Oh hell.

This was my life, post-cricket, on Thursday. This is 1:42 p.m. It took 2 minutes to saw through the bubble wrap on the package to reveal the annotated copy of Hedi Book 2 and THE NOTES. This is my life after getting past … Continue reading

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The murder of IT

I’ve been quiet. After I wrote the last post, I realized that I have no business talking about writing. Fact is: I know squat. About five months ago, bad things happened chez-Evans. Not to me, but to members of my … Continue reading

Posted in Agents, Deidre Knight, Leigh Evans, revision, suck-itude, Writing Blog, writing lessons | 12 Comments

Miss Pointy Shoes

Okay. Here’s what I think. There is a realm we cannot see. Personally, I imagine it resembling one of those old, old office buildings, built somewhere in WWII and never updated. A corridor of yellow linoleum, doors with pebbled glass and hand-painted lettering. … Continue reading

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