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Editing and Time Travel

Editing one book while writing the first draft of the sequel is as close as I will ever come to time travel. My first book, Empire of Dust, is due out from DAW on November 4th and while waiting for … Continue reading

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How long is a novel?

As aspiring novellists we always receive conflicting pieces of advice. ‘A book should be as long as it needs to be,’ is always a good one, but it’s also generally sound advice that, ‘first time novellists should aim for a … Continue reading

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Editor Talk

A long chat with my editor on the phone yesterday to glean the changes she would like to Novel Number One – currently called Empire of Dust, but that’s likely to change. It’s mostly adding more worldbuilding information, dripfeeding in … Continue reading

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