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I love this gorgeous book pic fellow #YAlit author mcfarlanebooks took of HUNTED,

I love this gorgeous book pic fellow #YAlit author @mcfarlanebooks took of HUNTED, and I so appreciate her shoutout. I really enjoyed writing HUNTED; I’ve always loved books with characters who have paranormal powers.
Via @mcfarlanebooks – If you could have a paranormal ability, what would it be? In HUNTED by @cherylrainfield Caitlyn is a telepath in a world where that is illegal. I would like to be a precognitive 🤘
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I just sent off my polished, deeply edited manuscript to my agent!

I just sent off my polished, deeply edited manuscript to my agent! I worked myself really hard but I’m excited about it and it felt so good to do. It helps so much when you get feedback from someone who not only understands story but also really gets YOUR story. (Thank you, Jennifer!) I am now going to take a much-needed rest! YAY!

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I just got the sweetest gift from reader and friend Lynn Postlewait – scented pens with fine-tip points!

I just got the sweetest gift from reader and friend Lynn Postlewait – scented pens with fine-tip points! I only write well with fine tips, so I thought I wouldn’t be able to play like this editing my manuscript, but now I can! And it came at the perfect time – when I am exhausted, doing one last (light) edit of my manuscript before I send it to my agent, and dealing with heavy content that draws on my own trauma. So a little bit of scented fun is delightful and lightening my mood!

Did I mention that I love pens? And scented pens? And being able to play and to work? Fun! Thank you, Lynn!

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I just finished the edit of my manuscript based on feedback from my agent!

I just finished the edit of my manuscript based on feedback from my agent! At least on paper. Now I have to type up all the new scenes, rewritten scenes, and threads that I have throughout the manuscript. Then I will print it all out and read through it once more to make sure that all the threads and timeline make sense, that I like everything that I’ve added, and that I haven’t introduced any errors. Then it goes out to my fabulous agent Jennifer Wills (unless I send it at the typed stage). I finished the edit today wearing this gorgeous book T-shirt: Easily Distracted By Books, a gift from Lynn Postlewait, and of course with the company of my sweet little Petal. And with chocolate and natural energy drinks throughout!

I am so excited about this edit. I hope it gets published, and I hope that once it does that you are moved and gripped by it. It’s another YA psychological suspense like SCARS and STAINED, only it has even more of my own trauma and healing experience than they do. I can’t wait for the day that I can share it!

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Editing outside with Petal

Editing outside with Petal for a bit. It’s so nice to be able to!

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I am editing another chapter drawn on trauma I endured –

I am editing another chapter drawn on trauma I endured – and just ate too much chocolate to get through it. I want my books to always be deep, real, honest, and in the end, healing…. And this manuscript – it has so much of my trauma and healing in it.

I don’t usually eat while I edit or write – but sometimes I just need that extra push to get through… I did not take a pic of all the chocolate wrappers. Heh. I also used other techniques to get through – getting up and doing a menial task for a few minutes while my brain and heart worked through what I needed to, and moments of positive distraction. After I finish this chapter I’m taking a break.

I so hope this book will speak to others and help them. #amwriting #amediting
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When I get really deep, insightful editorial feedback

When I get really deep, insightful editorial feedback that I can see will make my #manuscript even stronger and more gripping, I get excited to edit. That’s what I got from my fab agent Jennifer Wills at Seymour. She has such a great eye for story! (beaming) I have been editing crazily since Friday! #amediting #amwriting #writing #writinglife #editing #literaryagent #JenniferWills #seymouragency
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Reader Casey Anne sent me this gorgeous unicorn postcard

Reader Casey Anne sent me this gorgeous unicorn postcard, with a lovely handwritten message on the back! (beaming) I love when people know what I like so well – and care. Thank you, Casey Anne! 🌈

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Going to go work on that chapter now. (Smiling)

Going to go work on that chapter now. (Smiling)

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Writers! You’ll want to check out this writer’s thesaurus

Writers! You’ll want to check out this writer’s thesaurus

I love Angela and Becca’s thesauruses for writers; I think they can help writers get unstuck, so I am thrilled I can finally announce that The Emotion Thesaurus Second Editionis coming! It releases February 19th and this new, expanded edition has 55 new entries!
If you’re a writer like me you probably know (and may use) the original Emotion Thesaurus.  I do. It’s a great refresher on emotion, and a great jumping off point into writing emotion deeper.

Check out my post at http://www.cherylrainfield.com/blog for more details (especially about the pre- order bonus and free surprise!). #emotionthesaurus
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