Monthly Archives: June 2015

Making the Short List . . .

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I needed this just in time! Book three is almost ready for editing!

Words Count

wordlistNo, I’m not referring to the NYT Best Seller list, or the Dean’s List, either. I’m referring to a very powerful tip that will help you to strengthen your writing, speed up your editing and lead you to write much cleaner first drafts, over time.

I’ve been involved in a document purge at my home and office. This was necessitated by my inability to fit one more client file in the file cabinet designated to hold such things. And, I couldn’t get the drawers open, without moving all of the banker boxes that were already full of the overflow.

Yes, I’ve been planning on doing it for a while, but another manuscript came in, or another conference was beckoning, or….

So, what better time than right now? I could think of a lot better times, all in the “later” realm, which is how my storage room got to look…

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