Posts about editing

The Daughters by Julia Crouch

One Year, Two Books

How long does it take to write a novel? My first book Cuckoo took me my entire[…]

The First Reader

When the first proof copies of Cuckoo were distributed, I likened the feeling to taking my knickers[…]

About Plotting and Planning

Last week I ran a three-hour MA class on plotting at City University. Apart from being one[…]

TARNISHED proofs arrive!

This is one of the most thrilling moments in the life of an author. Well, I suppose[…]

Why editors are important

When I finished the very first draft of my first novel Cuckoo at the end of NaNoWriMo[…]

Been a long time…

And this is a bit how I feel after emerging from two months of heavy-duty editing/major surgery[…]

If the writing goes tits up…

I’ve just had the most enormous fun making a trailer for Every Vow You Break. For me,[…]

A gamble

After a busy Christmas and New Year, I knew I had to buckle down to the second[…]

Just a few tiny amendments…

Well, the WONDERFUL bound proofs of Every Vow You Break came through, and, as you can see,[…]

Best Laid Plans

So, I didn’t keep up my resolution to post here three times a week during NaNovember. Man,[…]