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Writer In Motion: Week 6, Final

The Editor Process: Full disclosure, I’ve never worked with an editor. I’ve written in school and dealt with teachers but I’ve never published anything with a professional organization, magazine, or website so I’ve never had an editor. I’ve...

Writer In Motion: Week 5, Draft 3

The Critique Process: I’ve only recently worked with Critique Partners on my novel so I’m still fairly new to the process. The first review from Jen came in and it was about what I hoped and expected. She made some great points and I worked to clean up the draft. Then...

Writer In Motion: Week 4, Draft 2

The seahorse wouldn’t leave Alora alone. It swam around her face and kept pecking at her neck. She batted at it a few times and missed. The little bites were starting to hurt. “What do you want?” she shouted. Unfurling its tail, the seahorse dropped a small shell into...

Writer In Motion: Week 3, Draft 1

The seahorse wouldn’t leave Alora alone. It kept pecking at her neck and it was starting to hurt. “What do you want?” she shouted. Unfurling its tail, the seahorse dropped a small shell into Alora’s lap and skittered away. The shell was painted deep blue with yellow...

Writer In Motion: Week 2, My Process

The Prompt: Authors, you may use this image in any way that moves you: setting, colors, subject, the emotion it evokes. Photo by Casey Horner on Unsplash My Process So before I jump into my first draft I want to talk a bit about my process. The term pantser and...
Writer in Motion

Writer in Motion

So I decided to scratch my itch and silently returned to my writing about 7 months ago. Those of you who drop in from time to time might remember that I started a novel a few years back and then stopped at around 30k words. Well, since returning to writing late last...