Proofreading

Proofreading Training (2)

At the beginning of the month, I began the Publishing Training Centre’s Essential Proofreading: Editorial Skills One course. Now, with January’s end a week away, I am at the end of the first module’s training material. I’ve done the practice exercises. I’ve made mistakes, obsessed over them and compiled lists of my weaknesses. That means that there’s… Continue reading Proofreading Training (2)

Writing

Book Review: Paternus: Wrath of Gods by Dyrk Ashton

Back in 2016, I reviewed Paternus, the debut novel of author Dyrk Ashton. Here, I review the sequel, Paternus, Wrath of Gods. This post contains spoilers to the first book! So you don’t look down an inch and have your world wrecked by said spoilers, here’s a picture of a kitten that suffered that fate… Continue reading Book Review: Paternus: Wrath of Gods by Dyrk Ashton

Writing

Novel Third Draft Status: Completed

As of today, I’ve finished my third draft of my urban fantasy novel, the working title of which is Generic Fantasy (Two of the characters are named Jen and Eric). It’s a little over a hundred thousand words and still needs a *lot* of editing/rewriting. But I’m pretty excited that I got it done, and it’s… Continue reading Novel Third Draft Status: Completed

Writing

Novel Third Draft Status: Underway

Since July, I’ve been planning the third draft of my urban fantasy novel, the working title of which is Generic Fantasy (Thanks to main character Jen and her antagonist, Eric). I made a mental roadmap of what I wanted to achieve, and when. It goes something like this: July-August: Read and make notes on books about novel… Continue reading Novel Third Draft Status: Underway