Day 14: Editing, “for all intensive purposes”

Okay, so the title is a joke. It's "for all intents and purposes," although my high school students sometimes get it wrong. I hide a smile, fix it, and move on. Today's prompt asks about editing, which is what I am involved with now. As in right now, today. And it's like I'm operating in … Continue reading Day 14: Editing, “for all intensive purposes”

Day 13: Leaving the Safe Zone

Crit groups and beta readers represent the deep end of the pool. While I have never been a part of a "formal" crit group, from the very beginning my writing has "gone live" on-line. Having my chapters exposed (to a select group--never to my students! Or in an "open" forum!) has kept me on my … Continue reading Day 13: Leaving the Safe Zone