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Two Days left before the Cliffhanger Blogfest … A few words about my edits

Saturday, 23 October 2010  |  Posted by Brenda Drake
There is only two days left to sign up to win some fabulous edit prizes so click the picture on the sidebar to join the Never-ending Scene Blogfest (or cliffhanger, whatever).
Today’s coffee was a simple out-of-my-own-coffee-pot brand with vanilla creamer. It’s Saturday and everyone is home and we just kind of hang out, run errands, and stuff, hence the not so thrilling coffee choice.
Anyway, I wanted to talk about edits. I received my edits back from CA Marshall a week ago and have been busy working on my revisions. I was going to shelf my finished project. However, after submitting to an editor, and having said editor say that she liked my premise so much that she put it at the top of her pile, but passing because I needed a bit more editing, I decided I should give it a chance. I couldn’t figure out what was wrong with it. I’ve revised and revised until I couldn’t think any longer. That’s when I came across CA Marshall’s site.

I had her do an edit for me. When I got the thing back, it was a hard pill to swallow. I had some issues with dialogue, character development, and scenes that weren’t doing anything but weighing my story down. Working with her edits, I’ve brought my story to a higher level with better developed characters, action scenes that moved the story forward and dialogue that worked.

CA Marshall’s fees won’t break your piggy bank. She’s very professional and delivers her work in the time frame given. So, I’m thrilled to be offering some edit prizes from her to help my writing friends out. And I will definitely be holding another Blogfest to celebrate my blog’s milestones next year with like prizes. 
I’ll be putting up the rules and some other information about the Blogfest tomorrow night.
Well, what are you waiting for? Click on the muscled dude hanging on a cliff in the sidebar to enter the Blogfest!
That’s it. Slurp!

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