Revision

Pesky commas, Da Vinci’s pockets and more

Do you revise? Do you get something down once then go over it again? And again and again? And again?

No, scratch that last “And again?” It’s too much.

No, it’s good. It adds emphasis. It demonstrates emotional commitment on the part of the author.

Oy!

I know musicians revise their compositions and painters revise their paintings. There’s a story that Da Vinci carried the Mona Lisa with him where ever he went and took it out from time to time to change something.

I can’t imagine him carrying around his painting supplies and, in the middle of a papal audience, adding an eyelash here or removing a birthmark there.


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Dr. John Beyer – Terrorists vs Crusaders in our High Schools

You don’t want to go to this man’s detention

Terrorism through History Author John BeyerHello all and welcome to our continuing series of author interviews. Today’s guest is historical terror and Terrorist author Dr. John Beyer. John has two PhDs in School Administration and Clinical Psychology and was a classroom teacher, school administrator and district administrator.

Were your teachers and admins scary? Maybe yes, maybe no?

Well, John was also a street cop, training officer and member of an elite SWAT team.

Better think twice before you act up in class. When he sends you to detention, he sends you to detention!
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Pat Crumpler Dishes on Vivian Wexler, Galactic Detective

You won’t believe what Vivian Wexler, Galactive Detective, has been up to. Fortunately, Pat Crumpler tells all.

Pat Crumpler Dishes on Vivian WexlerFar into the future…okay, coming on 1 Aug 2018…and far, far away…okay, Florida…multi award winning sci-fi/romance/fantasy/children’s author and artist Pat Crumpler takes our Author Plunge.

During that interview we talked about a work in progress, VIVIAN WEXLER, GALACTIC DETECTIVE (and because Pat likes me, I got an advance copy. Yeeha!).

For those who want to get the disk on Vivian Wexler, Galactic Detective, before Pat’s interview, check out RPLA Showcase: Patricia Crumpler. Pat does a print interview about writing in general and Vivian in particular.
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Norman Brewer – Blending In with Homegrown Terrorists

Do they blend? Norm Brewer finds out…

Homegrown Terrorism Author Norm BrewerHello all and welcome to our continuing series of author interviews. Today’s guest will have you looking over your shoulder, wondering about the person standing next to you in the check-out line, befriending swarthy foreigners and avoiding clean-cut churchgoers.

Yes, it’s Norm Brewer, author of BLENDING IN – A TALE OF HOMEGROWN TERRORISM. Everyone, please give Norm Brewer a big round of applause for taking part in our exciting adventure. Because if you don’t…

I drew on the experiences we had with those three people in creating situations involving Wilbur’s dementia

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Jamie RoadPoet Mason – Fear the Rhino!

Where Storm Rhinos and RoadPoets meet

Man's Fiction Author and RhinoPress Publisher Jamie RoadPoet MasonNEWS FLASH!!!
Jamie’s officially launched STORM RHINO PRESS!
Follow STORM RHINO on Facebook
Get STORM RHINO’S first book, The Seine Vendetta: the LaRoche Files #1

And now, back to our previously scheduled program…

Hello all and welcome to our continuing series of author interviews. Today with continue our Month of Mayhem with Men’s Fiction/Thriller author Jamie “RoadPoet” Mason.

Everyone, please give Jamie Mason a big round of applause for taking part in our exciting adventure.

My genre is thriller fiction, military fiction, espionage, spies…yeah, I was pretty closely linked to that world

 
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