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Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Under A Juniper Tree (by James)

Welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Hope you’re well, dear friends. If this is your first time, this is a blog about writing and editing fiction. Most weeks we look at an author’s first page and find ways of making it better. If you’d […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts: Cut 24 – See The Dog

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Do you want to hear about how busy I am? No, of course you don’t. That would be tedious and beside the point. Still, I feel swamped right now, what with gigs in Edinburgh, Bristol and […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Ambassador For The Future (by Michael)

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Every Thursday we look at the first page of a novice author’s novel or short story and think of ways to make it better. If you’d like to submit your work for consideration, please read the […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – Cut 23: Put On Your Plot Pants

Salut et welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Each week I write about fiction writing with a focus on editing work to make it suck considerably less. Most of the time that takes the form of my looking at the first page of someone’s […]