Peg Herring's Blog – September 2010 Archive (2)

But I Don't Want to Edit Anymore!

I always edit my work many times before I show it to anyone else, knowing myself too well to assume I did it right the first time. Then I send it off and VOILA! someone wants to publish it. Yay!

Then come the edits.

As I read the editor's comments, I think, "Yeah, she's right. I should develop that character more," and later, "Wow. It's true, I left that chapter hanging." Farther on I think, "I really do need to clarify that plot point. She got me there."

What all this means, of…


Added by Peg Herring on September 28, 2010 at 10:39pm — 1 Comment

Stress and Good Stress

We all whine about stress, and we certainly have enough of it. It contributes to all sorts of health conditions, which is enough to add stress to the stress you already have: What if all this worrying about stress is causing too much stress?

I think we should step back every once in a while and consider that life is all about stress. Primitive humans must have had stress, because they did not know when the next natural disaster would hit or how such things occurred. They must have worried… Continue

Added by Peg Herring on September 2, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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