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Letting Go: A Book is Like a Child

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The process of letting go of a manuscript is a lot like sending a child into the world. I’ve done it a number of times (manuscripts AND children) and it doesn’t get any easier. I sent a manuscript to my editor this week; a book I’ve been researching and writing for nearly two years. It’s close […]

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So What if The Author gets a Fact Wrong?

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Does it bother you if you find a  fact wrong in a book? How about a magazine article or even a blog post? Do you think, “well, anyone can make a mistake,” and let it go? Or do you even pay attention? I’m a stickler for facts. Maybe it’s because I trained as a newspaper […]

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