The Editing Never Ends

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This was the “final” copy of Wildflower Crown. The one that was completely corrected and without errors. Yeah. That’s like 150 markers. To be fair (to me), there were only two or three actual mistakes/typos. The rest were “Hmmm, I could totally word that better,” or “DIALOGUE TAG WHAT ARE YOU DOING GTFO.”

So yeah, this is a little reminder not to freak out over shitty first drafts. This is the 6th draft now. However, all I have to do is make sure that fixing all those little tab things didn’t mess up any spacing and then format it for Kindle and it’ll be ready for publishing. Depending on how much time it takes to go live, Wildflower Crown will be out sometime this weekend or early next week. (I don’t know about you guys, but I’m excited. My second book! Woo!)

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Seriously got down to one of these things. Didn’t even notice until I’d already shut the book. Good thing I didn’t find two more things to be super picky over :p

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6 thoughts on “The Editing Never Ends

  1. I feel your pain. Just re-editing ‘Isabel’s Choice’ for the umpteenth time, after two professional edits, beta-readers – I still have some sections I think could be improved… About 12 sticky notes to go… And then I really have to let it go…

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  2. I’m editing my book of poetry, “RISE”, and figured it would be out about a month ago…
    Nope, after all the edits and everything I am STILL working on it. Worth it though. Congrats on the second book!

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