Tag Archives : editing

Dear Sherry: Not Again


Dear Sherry: I have a problem. I like writing. I like brainstorming. I like coming up with ideas for my characters and seeing where it takes them. When I write out my first draft, I know all the messy mistakes and wrong turns are going to be there. The first draft is where I let myself air the story out,…

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Dear Sherry: Never Enough


Dear Sherry, I’ve been working on this novel for almost two years now. I’ve finished the first draft. I’ve filled in the plot holes. I’ve added description, and fleshed out the characters. I’ve sent it to my critique group for feedback, edited based on that feedback, sent it back to them and edited it again. That should be enough, right?…

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Dear Sherry: Feel Like An Alien


“Dear Sherry” is an opportunity to ask for advice on writer’s/creativity block, time management, the process of writing, and more. Sherry Peters is a Certified Life Coach who works with writers at all stages of their writing career looking to increase their productivity through pushing past the self-doubt holding them back. Her fiction has won the Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-book award,…

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Coach’s Corner: Delayed Gratification


Welcome to Coach’s Corner where I offer some thoughts on the creative process and breaking through moments of self-doubt. I don’t know about you, but I have developed a deep appreciation for online shopping. For the most-part, I buy books online. There are some pretty nifty Kickstarter projects to back too. I mean, who doesn’t love getting packages in the…

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