Today, I have the chance to talk with one of the editor of the Crimelines Anthology,
[©2014 L. Michael]
You’ve edited the Timelines Anthology, did you find this one easier to do after this experience?
I think we had a clearer idea of how to do it, and what we wanted.
In the series of Timelines Anthology interviews, today I am talking
to author and editor Iris Feindt
[©2013 to I.Feindt]
Can you describe your work as editors of the Timelines Anthology
Where to begin? The Timelines team is very small – it consists of Sherry Ashworth, Livi Michael and me. Because our team is so small, we have to wear many ‘hats’. The ‘editing-hat’ is only one of them and it involves the following things:
In our series of Timelines interview, today I am talking to one of the editor,
[©2013 to L. Michael]
Can you describe your work as editor of the Timelines Anthology,
My work as editor has mainly involved reading and editing and proof-reading all the stories several times; coming up with a title for the anthology and viewing the illustrations.
“There will never be a time when there is more time.”
This quote by Livi Michael was an eye opener to me.
Anyone who has ever tried to put pen to paper knows how easy it is to find excuses not to actually sit down and start.
Let me give you an idea. Here you are, all ready to start this wonderful story you have been thinking about for so long. the paper is on the table, the pen in your hand and suddenly you realise that the flowers need watering or they will die. If you happen to be sitting in the kitchen you cannot stand the sight of you dirty oven door. And I could go on and on. It is not that we do not want to get started, it is just that we let life get in the way. Continue reading