Friday, March 30, 2007

Forever Edits....Ah, the Life of a Writer

I've come to the conclusion that edits are a part of a writer's life. Probably the biggest part.
The idea of the story seems to be the easiest, the writing follows naturally, but the editing - that's where the dues are paid. The writing, re-writing, reading, re-reading, crossing out, cutting, pasting, adding, re-wording and the opening and closing of the trusty ole' Thesaurus is the everyday norm.

Today is no exception. I'm in the middle of editing chapter 11 of Orientation - and I love every grueling minute of it.

Gotta run - found an 'ly' adverb hidden within a passive sentence.

Till next time,
~T.L. Gray

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