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Behind the Scenes Podcast Diary: Revision is My New Reality

Behind the Scenes Podcast Diary: Revision is My New Reality

I’m going to keep this behind the scenes podcast diary short and sweet and just stick to all things writing, revision, and book related. So, this week, revision became my new reality. I stuck to my goals to revise Immunity and overcame a revision obstacle. Do you struggle with revision? Do you sometimes face a revision obstacle that seems difficult to overcome? If so, then this podcast diary is for you.

Behind the Scenes Diary: Writing Goals for October 2017

Behind the Scenes Diary: Writing Goals for October 2017

Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in my productivity as a writer since I returned from my wedding in Australia. I’m becoming less and less productive. The reason for the decline in my productivity is simple. I’ve dropped a few great habits that served me well in the first half of the year.For the sake of productivity and developing great habits, today I’m going to share with you my writing goals for October.

The Wonderful World of Writing and Rewriting

The Wonderful World of Writing and Rewriting

On the eve of November 30, 2016, I typed the last few words for my national novel writing month target of 50,000 words for the prequel novel, Silence. Upon the completion of this milestone, I had two manuscripts sitting on my hard drive waiting to be edited. The plan was to take December off, a well-earned break, then dive into the revision and editing process; this was the plan. It was a dream that I had every intention of following.

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I’m Amelia. I’m the author of the soon to be published James Lalonde Thriller Novels. And, I’m a book coach. I help aspiring authors just like you to write and market their books so that they can, create their dream business, build their author platform, and be creatively independent. Right now, I’m editing my soon to be published thriller novels, Immunity and Silence.

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What I’m Writing Now

1% of First Draft Complete

260 of 26,000 Words

I’m currently outlining the story for an Action-Adventure Thriller Novella titled Missing featuring James Lalonde and a new character, Elizabeth James. I’m considering creating a series with her in the future. This book will be exclusive to readers of my website and will be available on Amazon for $2.99 (USD).

Silence + Immunity Updates

Revised Draft

51,019 of 60,000 Words

Revised Draft

108,941 of 108,000 Words

Both Immunity and Silence are in the revision process and being prepared for a professional edit before publishing. These books have brand new covers, which now reflect the series.

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