I want to edit

I miss editing. Don’t get me wrong — I love dedicating ten minutes each day to writing. But I do miss digging deep into a rough piece to shine and polish and make it sparkle. I miss getting lost in deleting clauses, adding concrete nouns, removing adverbs, replacing flaccid verbs with active ones. I submitted … Continue reading I want to edit

Are you a pantser?

I heard a term yesterday for the type of writer I am: a pantser.  This week I have been trying unsuccessfully to revise a growing pile of manuscripts.  My critique partner, critique group, and husband have been kind enough to read drafts and give feedback, and now it’s up to me rewrite.  Which I don’t … Continue reading Are you a pantser?