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Working With Editors: Eliminate Forms of “To Be” & “Had”

I’m currently working on the corrections my horror/thriller short story, “Blue Lights,” which will appear in an anthology edited by John Hartness. I figured I would write a few posts about some of the things I’m working on during the editing … Continue reading

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Working with Editors: Send in Your Best Work

About a year ago, I submitted a short story for a yet-to-be-titled anthology edited by one of my friends, author John Hartness. Hartness co-edited The Big Bad 2, which featured my story “The Witch Hunter“, so we have collaborated before. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! M. B. Weston’s “Witch Hunter” in The Big Bad 2 Anthology!

If you’ve been following my Writing Diary Posts, you’ve heard me talk about the highs and lows of writing my newest urban fantasy pulp novella, currently staring a character named Michael Lodestone. (Note that all names are subject to change … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: Writer Problems 01/27/15

Writer Problems: My hero just fell in the river, and he’s covered in iron… He’a gonna sink. He can take off his coat and live, but he really likes the coat. And he is immortal. More Writer Problems: So technically, … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: My Paranormal Thriller (Work in Progress) (07/18/14)

Last night was the first time I effectively freaked myself out while working on my upcoming paranormal thriller novel. Here’s a bit of why… (Also note: I try to post bits and pieces of what I’m working on in my … Continue reading

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Take a Sneak Peek: My Paranormal Thriller (Work in Progress)

I have decided to post a bit about of the projects I’m working on to give people a sneak peek at what’s coming down the pike. This is a section from a paranormal thriller novel I’m finishing up (working title: … Continue reading

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Writing & Editing: Find & Eliminate Words You Overuse

All writers have our pet set of words that we use over and over again. It’s fine to write them in your first draft, but make sure you seek them out and eliminate them before you turn in your final … Continue reading

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