Category Archives: The Thing about Werewolves

Hold onto your Hat! 1+1+1+1=4

So, there I was. At the condo in Florida, all on my lonesome. Grinning stupidly at nothing in particular, still feeling wonderful because Holly had just sent back her final comment on the revision from hell, and it was basically … Continue reading

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Be Paul Potts

It is done. The Revision From Hell is finished. I sent my second draft to my editor this afternoon. All in all, revising The Thing About Werewolves has been an exhausting, punishing experience. I worked seven days a week. I … Continue reading

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How not to write a sex scene.

Here’s the real truth about writing. Eventually your brain says, “I’m not working very well anymore. I need a break.” But you don’t listen, because you have your own personal deadline, and you’re going to keep it… I sent The … Continue reading

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The Horrible, Soul-Sucking Misery (and Joy) of Revision

Writing is revision. Some writers require less of it. Some more. I fall into the last category. I’ve rewritten, revised, added to, cut out and re-edited THE TROUBLE WITH FATE eight times to date. That’s high. But it was my … Continue reading

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