Tag Archive: revising

Introducing Curb Chat, the Parking Lot Confessional’s New Podcast!

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The Parking Lot Confessional is thrilled to announce our new podcast: Curb Chat: Talking When We Should Be Writing Twice a month, the four of us will be taking a lighthearted look at writing, revising, and… Continue reading

Revisions: Cleanup on Aisle Three

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Right now I’m revising my novel. I’ve been revising for quite a few months now; at this point I’ve spent more time revising than I did writing the first draft. But what am… Continue reading

You Gotta Be Willing to Break It

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Revisions. *sigh* They sure aren’t for the faint of heart. Back when I started writing, I thought revisions meant checking for typos and correcting punctuation. I’d write a story and, naturally, think it was… Continue reading

How to Review Your Novel on Kindle WITHOUT Uploading It for the World

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As I’ve stated before, I’m in the middle of revising my novel. So part of the process is to read the work as a reader (as mentioned in Amy N’s helpful post). So… Continue reading

Flaying My Darlings

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This week has been a little nerve-wracking in terms of my writing. Not because I didn’t get time to write. I actually got plenty of time this week. I even did a very unAmerican… Continue reading

Confessional Classic: 3 Tips to Make Your Writing Stronger

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The PLC is on vacation, please to be enjoying some of our favorite posts from the vault. Happy Holidays! This week’s 3 Things… theme is 3 Things I wish I’d known then. Here… Continue reading

Going to Character Rehab

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This is a particularly me-centric confession, which I always feel a little awkward about. But that is what confession week is for, I guess. Anyway, I hope this post will help someone else… Continue reading

How to Tackle Your Basement and Water Proof Your Revisions…or the Other Way Around

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By Kimberly J. Sabatini I’m going to talk to you about my basement. (Don’t role your eyes at me–even my kids will tell you that’s not a good idea.)  Yes, I know I’m… Continue reading

Burning my baby, AKA when revision means rewriting

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I confess: I’m not that good of a writer. But I’m willing to work at it. What brings on this spate of humility? Why, I’m revising my epic fantasy, THE IRON KEY (An… Continue reading

How to come to The End

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It’s confession week, and I must confess- March, although terribly busy (here in the Southwest it is prime festival/carnival/block party/bbq time) was a really great month for me! I sold The Break to… Continue reading

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