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Can a paper accepted with "major revisions" get rejected after those major revisions?

In my last post I wrote that I was having problems with motivation, which was true. Motivation, however, returned after getting a paper back from review with the status “accepted with major revisions”. 497 more words


Steep Learning Curve

Since I started writing from scratch, and don’t have a Masters in Fine Arts, I have had to learn as I go.  You might think it is easier, but I’m not so sure.  151 more words


16 questions to Ask Yourself - First Pass Editing

K. L. Going is an award winning author and a prior agenting background at Curtis Brown. Besides the many fictional books she’s written, she wrote a book a few years back that you may already have on your bookshelf. 350 more words


Revising for Patterns vs Revising for Story

I just finished some revisions on a section of Book Six, based on some feedback I’d received from one of my professors at Rowan University. But the changes I made were sporadic and spread out through the entire text, picking out individual errors and common patterns the feedback had pointed out. 802 more words


Musings: On Revising

When I was a feature writer, I heeded the advice of established writers regarding revisions of manuscripts. The common advice was: Revise, revise, revise! The chorus convinced me that revising was indeed important, so every article I wrote was revised, revised, revised – and revised some more. 177 more words


To Love My War

Originally posted 12/12/2011.

can make my blood
sing a little.

I know myself
and the animal somewhere

If I pet it the right rough way… 109 more words