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On Revision and Perfect Steves

On starting NaNoRevisMo, Tracy Jo put it all into perspective. (I almost wrote perspecteve, which I’m now going to translate as perfect steve.) The perfect steve is this: Don’t go whole hog. Even those who are taking part in NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Production Log: Revision 103

Today we will talk about the bane of all of our entire existences.  Yes, throughout the multiverse, including Earths A through Z and as many numbers as you can count, our writerly existences have been baned. By what, you may … Continue reading

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Production Log: Revision 102

In the second of our short talks (Thank you, Anne Carson!) on revision, we will be tackling the Macro side of things. No, you don’t need to know how to boil water and cheese, as always, is optional, but these … Continue reading

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Production Log: Revision 101

For our purposes, we will claim that there are three different levels of revision. 1. Micro 2. Macro 3. Global And, yes, it is obvious to this reviser that numbers 2 and 3 might be considered synonyms in some circles, … Continue reading

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Production Log: God’s Teeth

I started writing this book three years ago. Scratch that.  I started writing this book eight years ago. It all started when I began my Ph.D. program at Houston and realized that, no, Virginia, a graduate student “salary” was not … Continue reading

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NaNoRevisMo!

So the INTERN said… (Okay, two things right away: 1. I capitalize the INTERN because that’s the way she always did it.  Props to tradition! 2. This’ll probably be the last time I mention the INTERN, but only because, as … Continue reading

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