On Writing & Publishing by Robin D. Owens

Personal notes on writing techniques, writing a novel, my writing career and threading your way through publishing a book.

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RITA Award Winning Author -- that's like the Oscar, folks! Futuristic/Fantasy Romance and Fantasy with Romantic Subplots.

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Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Rough Draft -- Handwritten

No, I don't often do this anymore, but here's an early part of Guardian of Honor. Note the cross outs, the "stet" which I picked up from my copy editor which means "leave it" and most of all the #1. Inevitably, since I don't write in sequence, I have thoughts that I put somewhere else when my mind is speeding and then need to integrate it back into the story. Also here is #1...

Oh, and the actual published pages of Guardian of Honor...which don't look much at all like the rough draft! Actually, I think bits of this are sprinkled through out the chapter...

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May your writing be smooth today.


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