Michael Embry

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Michael Embry is the author of 10 novels, three nonfiction sports books, and a short-story collection. His latest novel, "Make Room for Famly," was released Feb. 1, 2021. His fifth novel in the "John Ross Boomer Lit" series will be published Oct. 1, 2021. Be sure to check back for Goodreads giveaways. You can "Like" him on Facebook at Kentucky author Michael Embry.
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Manuscript Report: Back to the Editor and Recent Read

My latest manuscript is back in the hands of my able and trusting editor. She'll make the edits, send it on to a proofreader, and format the work into a galley proof. 

I probably added another 800 words to the manuscript, bringing the total to about 60k. There were some transitions needed between scenes, dialogue fixes, and additional descriptive passages in the "show, don't tell" category.

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