Author : Rebecca A Emrich

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Why should it take so much time to publish a book? I have half a mind to say that publishing a book will be easier than writing a book, but as I am beginning to look into the information about getting a literary agent, an editor or even some type of help, I’m beginning to …
typewriter
A new writer can cross some dangerous territory- when they first begin to do something new, such as write a new blog, or work with a more veteran writer, the challenge is not to become obsessed with writing.  You want to avoid the massive learning curve, so you write and read and do what you …
Writer’s block isn’t something I am used to.  I have to sit down and look at my book (which is simply a lot of long hand notes) and wonder what I can do to get from these scribblings, which are based on interviews with men from the Northern part of Transylvania, to something that at …
Revision is not for the faint of heart; it’s a nicer way of saying editing or rewriting.  There is so much work to be done when it comes to revision, and I like to think that it’s because as a writer, I’ve simply changed what I envision my completed project to be.  whoever said a …
perseverance quote
Rewrites are harder then they look, it is true with blogs and it is true with editing. What I need to say is there, what I must communicate in a powerful format is there, but not right, so whatever I’m writing requires editing.  The same hold true with this blog, it is a young blog …
pen and paper
The wonderful wizard of Oz has nothing on me. I have so many things to do: start this blog, write a book, balance home and other commitments. They all are fun in their own way.  The problem is I often wish someone would come and transport me somewhere else and the wonderful land of Oz …
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