March 2, 2018

Do you ever have writing meltdowns? You've been pounding away at the keyboard, scribbling in a notebook, or talking into a recording device (hey, some people to it!) and you're finally done. So here comes the editing phase. The first round is pretty easy. You hunt down little things like grammar and punctuation and missing or repeat words. You think, hey, this isn't so bad. I've got the hang of it.

Then comes the second editing phase. If you're like me, this is the phase where you start questioning words. It's not too intense yet, though. Because the real intensity comes after the third or fourth draft when you send it out to betas. Maybe a few positive ones come in and you feel pretty good.

Or maybe you start getting app...

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Here at The Pensive Pen, I blog about writing, querying, and self-publishing my first paranormal academy series. Sometimes I might share about struggling with anxiety and insomnia, and I'll always ask questions to discover something very important to me: getting to know YOU! If you're a writer, reader, or someone trying to figure out what community looks like online, this place is for you!


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