I’m following along with Rewrite It Club to revise my manuscript, A Bargain of Fear and Desire, throughout 2020. You can read a little bit about the history behind this manuscript in my previous blog post. For January, we are focused on premise. A premise is the core of the story—its foundation. There are five… Continue reading Rewrite It Club: January – Premise
Once the shock of getting chosen for Pitch Wars finally wears off, the real work begins. If you’re caught up on my posts, you’ll know that a few weeks ago I received the incredible news that I would be mentored by Maxym Martineau as part of the Pitch Wars class of 2019. Maxym reached out… Continue reading Pitch Wars 2019: The Revision Plan
It’s week two of Writer In Motion! This week I worked on self-revision of my short story titled The Bone Garden. The goal was to take last week’s unedited first draft, in all its disastrous glory, and work on turning it into a more polished story. The meat of my story stayed the same, but… Continue reading Writer In Motion Round 2: The revised draft (week 2)
I am thrilled to say that I’m now a member of the Pitch Wars class of 2019 and will be mentored by the amazing Maxym Martineau! If you’re unfamiliar with Pitch Wars you can learn more about it on their website. This was not my first time entering Pitch Wars. I entered last year, and… Continue reading I’m a Pitch Wars 2019 mentee!
Last week I shared the completely unedited first draft of my short story, typos, misspellings, and all. This week I’m thrilled to share the self-edited draft! Check out the updated story below, and then stick around for my commentary on the editing process and the changes I made. The Clementine Today would be the day… Continue reading Writer in Motion: The Self-edited Draft