Storytelling in Vox by Christina Dalcher – A Book Review

A little over a year ago I found myself walking around London Gatwick Airport. There was an hour or two to kill before boarding, and right across from where my father and I had taken a seat there was a WHSmith. Naturally I spent half the time browsing through the books. Fingering through the spines, my eyes fell on a stark black on red.

And so, I’ve dedicated a writer’s review on Vox to unpick the elements that make this story such an interesting read.

The Agony that is Editing Your Novel and Devising a Plan to Tackle It

Quite the title I know. It’s right about where my mind is though. Jogging in placing, pumping myself up for editing. Oh, joy. Well, apparently a joy to some! I heard a fellow writer tell me they enjoyed the editing just a few weeks ago. They liked it, because it meant the book they had written was coming together, improving, becoming something readable. Yes, that does sound great, but can I just snap my fingers and have it be done already?

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