Category: Writing

Another perspective on my work

Writing

Another perspective on my work

Posted By leekoven

A week and a half ago I discussed my manuscript with my friend N. N is a literary agent who does nonfiction. She also does editing for her agency. However, she reads hundreds of novels every year, mostly genre ones. She was curious about my

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Integrating feedback

Writing

Integrating feedback

Posted By leekoven

My favorite reader and I sat down and discussed the current manuscript draft. He brought up several kinds of issues. Most of these I agreed needed fixing.

Fairly easy name issues: Some names are inconsistent, so I’ll want to make those are all correct

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Waiting for feedback

Writing

Waiting for feedback

Posted By leekoven

I took a week’s vacation in San Diego, which is a beautiful place. I stayed with John and our moms on Ocean Beach. Every night we got lulled to sleep by the waves breaking outside. Revision was slow going, though, and I sent my second

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thinking about writing markets

Writing

thinking about writing markets

Posted By leekoven

I continue hacking my way through the second draft of my manuscript. I’ve got revision fatigue, so I had to take some time off it while I was working on it. I may start doing some other scratch notes and writing on other stories. There’s

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Mahler didn’t write in winter

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Mahler didn’t write in winter

Posted By leekoven

 
I have little creative energy in the winter. Sometimes I get frustrated with this, then remind myself that not everyone can write words or music all the time. That I am able to do it at all, and have any time or energy to do

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