I wrote in the comments of my last post (go on, I'll wait here until you read it), that a character has been with me since my freshman year of high school. He simply appeared in my mind's eye one day, fully formed. He was young (but older than me at that time!), and armed … Continue reading What Planet Are You From?
Editing seems easy. After all, you take the pages, sit down, and wade through. You have the illusion of being omniscient. The pen flies across the page and the manuscript becomes more brilliant. Sometimes it can be like hitting a wall. Maybe you realize a mass of changes is needed and suddenly you're plunged back … Continue reading Editing vs. Writing