One of the hardest things for an author to do is rework an old story, one that's been sitting on the shelf gathering dust for years. The reason this is difficult is because your writing has vastly improved over the years, and to go back and fix all of your mistakes takes not only an outsider's perspective on the story, which is difficult in itself, but also a sense of humility and courage. Even if you have an editor look at it, there's still so much wrong with it. So why bother? You bother with it because it's still a story you love, just as much as every one that flows from your fingertips, and you want to share that story.
Hey there Sinners and Saints, I know it’s been a while since I last posted. Unfortunately, this is the by-product of me finishing my degree. When I have two or more classes, practically everything else gets pushed aside, even my writing. Starting February 4th, I’ll be taking three classes and may or may not vanish… Continue reading I’ve Got Your D & G Right Here, Bitches!
I like to keep a file or doc for ideas--blog ideas, book ideas, short story ideas--but today's post comes from one I'd posted on another blog a couple of years ago. I'm revamping it a little to suit today's needs, and I do apologize for the lateness of today's post. I've been kind of busy… Continue reading In Dreams…Or How Ideas Come to Me