Monthly Archives: October 2011

Copyediting with Keli: Three Common Comma Conundrums Resolved

Welcome to the first edition of Copyediting with Keli. In this session, I resolve three common comma conundrums. Here’s a quick recap of what I covered in the video: 1. Comma in a Series (CMOS 6.18) The Chicago Manual of … Continue reading

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Visiting Graveyards to Add Life to Historical Fiction

People often shy away from graveyards, but I’m different. I’ve spent many an afternoon meandering through pioneer cemeteries in California’s Gold Country where I live. Since I write historical romance novels set in the area, I find cemeteries to be … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Writing When the Words Won’t Come

One of the first things I learned about life post-contract is that waiting is part of the publishing world no matter where we are in the process. Selling a book doesn’t magically change things. We still wait. And we wonder. … Continue reading

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