Posts by Category: Un-Editorial Notepad

The Un-Editorial Notepad #18: Invasion of the Pod People? (or) Where Have all the Writers Gone?

April 17, 2015

INVASION OF THE POD PEOPLE

The world of publishing is exploding, and it’s a wonderful thing to behold. But something else that’s not-so-wonderful seems to be exploding right along with it; something that begs the question: Where have all the writers gone?

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The Un-Editorial Notepad #16 – Twelve Ways to Make Your Editor Cry

December 22, 2014

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Hi Everyone,
Breezing through during these last days of 2014 to bring you my latest un-editorial experiences in the world of writing. Today I want to discuss the top twelve ways to make your editor bawl her eyes out.

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The Un-Editorial Notepad #15 – 10 Steps to Good Writing

June 30, 2014

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Hi Everybody,
I’m back with more UN-editorial notes for aspiring writers who are preparing their manuscripts for submission.

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The Un-Editorial Notepad #14 – Are You Published…or Printed?

June 09, 2014

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Hi Everybody,
Breezing through with a question for the newbie authors out there: Are you published…or printed?

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The Un-Editorial Notepad #13 – Why Reviewers Avoid Self-Published Books

October 10, 2013

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Hi Everybody!
Breezing through with another un-editorial notepad about the immortal question: Why do most reviewers shy away from self-published books.

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The Un-Editorial Notepad #12 – Don’t Force-Feed Your Readers!

August 25, 2013
I'm about to spit this out all over the place!

I’m about to spit this out all over the place!

Hi Everybody,
Whizzing thru with a bit of un-editorial wisdom that not only helps to hone writing skills, it’s good for the digestion in the process. What am I talking about? Why,”force feeding” your readers, of course.

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A Reviewer Speaks: Why I Only Review “Bound” Books

May 19, 2013

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Hi Everybody,
Breezing through on this rainy Sunday evening to answer a question I’m asked over and over: Why I only review “bound” books.

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Un-Editorial Notepad#11-The “I-don’t-Want to-Put-That-Much-Work-Into-It” Work Ethic

February 23, 2013

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Hi Everybody,
Breezing through with another un-editorial observation for your consideration. This one involves aspiring writers who are slowly beginning to realize how much work it takes to get to the top rung of the publishing ladder (or to at least land somewhere near it), but don’t want to put in the work.

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The Un-Editorial Notepad #9 – Baby, Don’t Be Cruel

November 14, 2012

Hello Aspiring Writers,
Stopping through before I turn in for the night to give you a line from an old Elvis song: [Ahem…clearing my throat] Don’t be cruel…to a heart that’s true!

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