A few of you–like literally three people–have followed my revisions to the Hansel and Gretel story I posted on here a few years ago. It’s done. Finally. I’ve learned so much about writing since I wrote my original version of the story (five years ago) that I’ve decided I don’t want to revise any more. … More One, Two, Blood on my Shoe–A Hansel and Gretel Tale
As some of you have been following, I’ve been in the middle of revising my version of “Hansel and Gretel.” I thought I’d have it finished first, but I have a different fairytale that I wrote in between my book and my revisions that is, in my opinion, sassy enough to be published as my number … More Do you like Pretty Things?
I called this Revision Round 2, but it’s only the first chapters that have gone through a second round. I’m still getting to the end of the first round on the other chapters. Rule # 4534 about revising: Don’t go back to the beginning until you’ve gone to the end. Just keep notes. I’m posting … More Hansel and Gretel Revision Round 2
I finished the ‘new’ Chapter 3 of Hansel and Gretel yesterday. It’s a lot shorter than my new Chapters 1&2, more like the length of the original chapters, and I decided that the length feels right. My current note on 1&2 is to go back and break them into three chapters again. However, I won’t … More Revising Hansel and Gretel Notes
Got through the second chapter, which is the original 2&3 combined into one chapter since I didn’t think the original content of Chapter 2 needed its entire own scene. I started with the chapters as separate as they are in the first draft, but I found myself dragging out the conversation just to get to … More Revising Hansel and Gretel–Chapter 2
I just wrapped up a new draft of Chapter 1, which I have decided to title ‘Skinned.’ I’m also considering the title of “Bloody Shoes” for the story, but I’ll consider that a working title for now. Drafting is not my favorite part of the process. I like to revise. Working through “Hansel and Gretel” … More Revising Hansel and Gretel–Chapter 1
Now, this is the end. I’ll keep you entertained with another story soon. Thanks for being fans! If you like my stuff, see what else I have on Wattpad. I also have the first book of The Plague Legacy coming out with Fox Hollow Publications for your ereader. Stay tuned! Chapter 23—Busy Her chins jiggled … More House of Lies–Chapter 23