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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Posted in writing.

A reader who also writes send me a ques­tion in email, and agreed to let me post it, as the answer might be helpful to other readers in similar situ­a­tions. So: this is about writing and process. It’s not really about news about current writing.  I’ve been editing my first novel for several weeks now and I am finding that I am changing more than I expected. I guess I am concerned that I might be over editing and was wondering how much you change during the editing process? Is there a good way to know if you are going too far while editing? This is one of those ques­tions that is very hard to answer because it varies hugely by book and also by author and the … Continue reading