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Category Archives: Barbara Kamler
We hear a lot about the benefits of collaboration in writing. I’m always banging on about how good it is to have regular writing partners. But not all collaborations work out well. Things can go wrong. People don’t pull their weight. People don’t … Continue reading
Barbara and I have just finished the first round of fine-grained proofing on the type-set version of our new “Detox your writing” book. Because we’ve done this proofing lark three times before, we now have a set routine. We first work … Continue reading
Barbara and I are now on final descent with our new writing book, Detox your writing. We’ll have it to the publisher sometime next week. Yippee. Our process of final revision and proof-reading has been in several stages. About three … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I wrote anything about my current book project with Barbara. We are still in the throes of revising the text, turning our incredibly messy first draft into something more readable. But we are up to … Continue reading