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The Post-It Note post (AKA editing a novel)

The Post-It Note post (AKA editing a novel)

This is what editing a novel looks like. Last week I put a photo of my novel manuscript up on Facebook. 540 neat, pristine pages, tidily arranged in a precise block of paper. "Just need to revise my revisions," I updated with glee. Today I give you the revised version...

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Scaling a mountain: editing a novel

Scaling a mountain: editing a novel

I've been working on the edits for my novel. Slowly going through, moving a mass of words around. Putting all that thinking into action. And you know what? It feels pretty good. Now that I've actually started, I'm remembering that I was the person who wrote the book...

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Gardening + Editing = same/same

Gardening + Editing = same/same

Gardening is a surprising business. Even with all the instructions, conditions, fertiliser and prayers in the world, some plants simply never prosper. They decide they don't like your plot of land and simply turn their toes up at it. Others will thrive, despite a...

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The joy of editing a book

The joy of editing a book

Does anyone ever really tell you about the pain of editing a book? I am working on the edits for my working mum book (out January 2012, did I tell you?). If anything could be described as painful, but necessary, edits are it. As are visits to the dentist, but that's...

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