Category Archives: Edit

THE END for the second time

After rewriting the last chapter of my thriller, I have finally reached THE END for the second time on this story. Now I will rest for a few weeks where I will try my best to think of something else, … Continue reading

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A major rewrite

Returning to my other writing projects, now that NaNoWriMo is over, I am setting out to do a major rewrite on my thriller. I have known since I finished it that it was too short for the publishing market, actually … Continue reading

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I am committing a cardinal sin of NaNoLand…

…I am editing……A big no, no in NaNo circles. I have, however, a very good explanation for it. I am writing in English, which is not my first language and often what happens when I write quickly in English is … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is almost here!

The excitement is building…. My story is more or less mapped out, characters are sketched out, my thirty scene cards are ready, the first line is already written in my mind (is this cheating?). I am ready to write. Bring … Continue reading

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First Feedback

The first feedback has come back from my Beta readers and it is actually not that bad. There were some glaring mistakes, such as that there are no rear-view mirrors in a lorry (duh!) and some places where they were … Continue reading

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One edit finished

This is the chicklit story that I try to write, the problem is, after the first read through I am not liking the story. I’m hoping a couple of weeks rest will make me look at it differently. I have … Continue reading

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Gruelling first edit of Escaping your past

I always thought editing was more fun doing than the first draft, because the hard part is already done, the getting the words on paper bit. Now I am not so sure any more. I am editing my thriller Escaping … Continue reading

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