Monday, September 7, 2015

DON'T GET CAUGHT: Copy Edit Chaos

Okay, so Chaos is a bit strong.  In fact, it's actually very cool.  Copy editors have a patience and eye for detail I don't come within a mile of.  I've spent the the last week accepting changes and line editing the novel.  It's been fun to re-read sections I'd forgotten about.  Some of them, in fact, made me laugh,  which is nice.  Others, yeah, I had to re-write because they made me cringe.  If you're interested, here's a look at what the first page of the manuscript looked like when I received it.  Consider it a sneak peek at the novel.

Yes, all 230 pages pretty much look like this.  

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