Divine Bird

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October 31, 2014
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Cleaning House: Bins and Donations

Just had to post that as of today, I have gotten rid of 15 boxes, 5 garbage bags, and two huge bins full of stuff. The local Vietnam Vets group picks everything up and I even get to arrange for … Continue reading

June 14, 2014
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Is It Possible to Work Too Quickly??

You might have seen this on my social media pages, but…I didn’t expect to finish the three proofreading projects in my queue so quickly, which means now the rest of June is wide open for me. If you’ve got a book, … Continue reading

May 2, 2014
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Divine Bird Pro – Now Open!

Just popping by to announce the opening of my new site, Divine Bird Proofreading.  I’ll keep the info up on the blog here, but after a conversation with Kristin, I realized it might be nice to separate that business from … Continue reading

March 6, 2014
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Writing Advice: An Introduction

In November of 2012, I put together a series of writing advice posts as I worked on a novel.  In my sidebar, you’ll often see a banner for Nanowrimo, aka National Novel Writing Month.  The idea in a nutshell:  We all … Continue reading

November 12, 2013
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NaNoWriMo 2013!

So you all know that I can’t stay away from NaNoWriMo, right?  It’s kind of a sickness.  I actually didn’t intend to play this year, but the Nano Mafia (aka Corinna and Kas) forced me into it. I swear! They … Continue reading

November 8, 2013
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Now Open For Business: Proofreading Rates & Info

Yep, I’ve finally done it.  I’m opening up the virtual doors to offer my proofreading services to the online community.  If you or someone you know is looking for help on their short story, novel, paper, or other written project, … Continue reading

October 9, 2013
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Wordcount Blues

It’s not so much the wordcount as it is the need to rewrite about half of H2O. It’s necessary; the plot is solid mostly, but there’s a huge chunk that needs a lot of work and some major character stuff … Continue reading

June 23, 2013
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It’s Official

This week I sent off my first official agent query letter.  I chose to start with an agent that I really want–for some reason, I keep seeing advice to ‘aim low’ with your first queries, but honestly, that seems silly. … Continue reading

April 30, 2013
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At least it wasn’t FEWER words than I thought…

So hey. As some of you know, I was doing Camp Nanowrimo this month, which was tons of fun. But I wasn’t hitting my goal of 50k, which was disappointing but not horribly so. I was okay with it. I … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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More Editing Progress

I hit 44k words in edits yesterday, putting me over the halfway point to where I see my book ending up.  I got through some major scenes and achieved several plot points that I wanted to hit by this time. … Continue reading

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