Next Noble Pen Meeting
January 8th, 2015 at 7 pm
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Amazon’s all-you-want-to-read subscription is drawing complaints from authors who earn less because of it.
Never give up. Edith Pearlman sold occasional short stories for 27 years before she was able to get a book published.
Most of us survived the holidays, and some did write. I know that Ciuin has been working on Petty Theft edits.
Word repetition is a common problem for writers. In the early drafts you are working at getting the story told in any words that come to mind. As you revise, you need to notice when you are overworking a word and find a way to rephrase, use a pronoun, or find a synonym. Ben Yagoda has some tips. The more common words can be repeated more often.