Like pirates? Sci fi? My new project for 2014 centers around both.
“The first thing we did as new members of the Land Seekers was swab the deck. Only figures that the Almighty Lord and Savior, Adrian Solokov, wouldn’t be caught dead cleaning up the carnage he’d created.”
“Oi.” Cassidy inhaled another potent drag of her favorite smoky scent. “Ginge, what’re you doing swaggering in here like you’re not a half hour late.”
Just a sneak peek of the manuscript that’s going through editing right now, a rousing tale of elementals and the lengths people will go to get their family back.
Every time I go to edit a manuscript, there are certain articles I always bring up. One of them is this, from over at Write it Sideways:
Are These Filter Words Weakening Your Fiction?
If you don’t know what filter words are and have been leaving them in, this article is a gamechanger. Seriously, I go through every manuscript with a fine tooth comb for them now and it’s made my writing so much better for it.