Coloring in the Lines

Coloring in the Lines

I’m working with a most wonderful writer from North Carolina at the moment, and through the editing/writing processes, I am reminded of something important in the successful transportation of a writer’s thoughts and feelings to the reader’s open mind.

A successful writer knows how to color.  How to take a crayon, or two or three, and work within the lines of his story to bring it to life.

Sometimes we make the writing process so cumbersome and just plain un-fun.  My North Carolina associate has reminded me that as writers and editors, we should never forget our crayon box.

Jan Fix

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