Adept Cycle · Writing

Another Round of Done

It’s kind of awesome, just how many times a writer “finishes” writing a novel. I was done writing at the end of December. It has officially taken me longer to edit Rising than it did to write it. I’ve been told that’s a very good thing. The structural edit process is elation, frustration and disbelief all wrapped together. There were moments… Continue reading Another Round of Done

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Editing a Novel – AKA What Did I Just Get Myself Into?

Editing is quite the process.  Either that, or I’m brutally critical of my own work. Seeing as how Rising is my first, completed, full-length novel, the editing process is different in many ways from what I’m used to.  First off, I can’t just sit down and re-read the entire story in one sitting like I… Continue reading Editing a Novel – AKA What Did I Just Get Myself Into?