Author Topic: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia  (Read 10733 times)

Offline yeggy

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Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« on: December 28, 2009, 11:36:07 PM »
Just a quick hello. Am in the middle of preparing for a road trip south. Tent still has to checked. Food? What's that? I have a far greater priority - organize latest MSS which I'll be editing along the way using Margie Lawson's deep editing techniques.

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2009, 12:31:48 AM »
Welcome to the Circle and have a good trip.  ;D

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2009, 12:41:58 AM »
Thanks, Skip.  :)

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2009, 02:49:52 AM »
Hi, Yeggy.



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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2009, 03:11:40 AM »
Hello and welcome  :)
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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2009, 03:32:12 AM »
hi welcome yeggy

i heard about  Margie Lawson's deep editing techniques. Let me know if they work for you? if so i am going to get it too.


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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2009, 04:01:35 AM »
Thanks for the welcome, everyone.


i heard about  Margie Lawson's deep editing techniques. Let me know if they work for you? if so i am going to get it too.



Will do

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2009, 09:57:53 AM »
Welcome to MyWritersCircle Yeggy,nice to have you with us.

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2009, 10:10:33 AM »
I haven't a clue what 'deep editing' is. Is it any different to just editing?
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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2009, 04:39:00 PM »
I haven't a clue what 'deep editing' is. Is it any different to just editing?

Check her out on:

http://www.margielawson.com/

Her method helps me see where I'm telling and should be showing, where there's too much or too little back story and description that might slow down the reader or leave them puzzled. Best of all it helps me get my characters to pack an emotional punch.

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2009, 04:41:39 PM »
Welcome to MyWritersCircle Yeggy,nice to have you with us.

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Thanks for the welcome, Alice. And yeah, read that before I started to post.  ;D - What kind of geek does that make me?  ::)

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2009, 05:59:18 PM »
I think I will stick with my own method of editing..I basically rape every line anyway.

If I need new editing inspiration in the future, which after a rejection will be likely, I shall keep her name in mind.
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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2009, 06:06:21 PM »
I think I will stick with my own method of editing..I basically rape every line anyway.

If I need new editing inspiration in the future, which after a rejection will be likely, I shall keep her name in mind.

I guess as long as we've got something that works for us, then that's what counts.

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2009, 06:22:05 PM »
Check her out on:

http://www.margielawson.com/

Her method helps me see where I'm telling and should be showing, where there's too much or too little back story and description that might slow down the reader or leave them puzzled. Best of all it helps me get my characters to pack an emotional punch.

So i take it you tried the empowering characters emotions packets, you know what i think i will download the ece packet. Thanks.

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Re: Hiya from the Western Plains of Australia
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2009, 07:13:36 PM »
I now have this vision of a crazed Aussie, with corks hanging from his hat brim, the stereo belting out  Waltzing Matilda or A Pub With No Beer at about 1000 watts, thundering along some dusty desert road, overtaking those soddin' great road-trains, with his manuscript on the steering wheel, a tinnie in one hand and a pen in the other, steering with the prehensile toes of his non-accelerator foot.  Unless you have a breeze block holding down the loud pedal.  (What I once heard described as an Abo-Overdrive.)

Pleased don't disillusion me ;-)

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