Nothing quite like finishing a full edit ahead of deadline. Readers might get their hands on Neighborly Affection sooner than expected. No worries, I’ll keep you all posted. MQB

Editing, the sport of kings

Editing is a sport. Not a contact sport, not a team sport, not even an individual sport like tennis. But it’s a sport nonetheless, the sort like swimming or track and field, where what matters is beating your personal best. A faster time. A farther distance. At...

Bitten by the editing bug

I spent six hours editing the manuscript yesterday. Dull tedium, right? Wrong. I loved every minute of it. Back to sharpening those words now, for more hours if I can find them in the day. MQB