Category Archives: non-fiction writing

Book Submitted!

I submitted my MS and related images to my publisher this morning. This marks 14 months of work but there is much to be done to turn a raw document into a book. Over the next several months the editor … Continue reading

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Revising 60,000 Words One Paragraph at A Time

PLEASE NOTE: As my August 1, 2019 book deadline draws near, I will not be posting regularly at this site. Instead, consider following me on Instagram, from your smartphone or desktop. Handle: tgfarley https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ My Instagram account is fun and … Continue reading

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Finishing The Book

PLEASE NOTE: As my August 1, 2019 book deadline draws near, I will not be posting as much at this site. Instead, consider following me on Instagram, from your smartphone or desktop. https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ My Instagram account is fun and easier … Continue reading

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Goldfield Gemfield Gem Claims Update

PLEASE NOTE: As my August 1, 2019 book deadline draws near, I will not be posting as much at this site. Instead, consider following me on Instagram, from your smartphone or desktop. https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ My Instagram account is fun and easier … Continue reading

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Revising Work From Overseas

In today’s interconnected world, editors may be asked to edit and revise the work of people for whom English is not their first language. While I am revising these writer’s efforts, I am humbled knowing I could never write in … Continue reading

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Revising, Style and Time

Tighter writing is better writing by making reading and comprehending easier. That writing, though, takes time and alters the style of a piece. In revising other people’s writing, crisp writing costs. Before: There are various underlying causes as to why … Continue reading

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The Unknown Orwell

Although Orwell is best known for 1984 and Animal Farm, his greatest writing may have been his first novel, Down and Out in Paris and London. (external link) It is rarely reviewed or mentioned yet it is powerful, hammering work. … Continue reading

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