Keeping busy with working on the first three chapters. Actually they're more than three chapters. I've combined seven chapters into three because they're so short in the original and reordered them to have my protagonist go first. I've taken the outline that I used for myself and started rewriting it to sell the book. Right… Continue reading Writing update
Just finished 15 hours of draft work and finally, finally brought the second draft of my manuscript to its conclusion. Good lord, I need a scotch. And then some rest, but not until I've gone through and accepted all the tracked changes.
I spent all month on revising and rewriting changes to the manuscript. Getting close to the end. Hopefully I can pull it off.
Still making notes and once again altering the map to fit events in the story better. Starting the actual work of redrafting and putting my changes into the file.
Spent all week alone at the cottage making notes and considering changes for the novel manuscript. Got a lot accomplished (having no one to talk to will do that). Wound up cutting about 100 pages worth of complete chapters from the manuscript. More deletions came in the form of specific passages and blocks of text… Continue reading Novel revisions
Having finished reading the manuscript for "Corruption of Power" (working title) I am considering how to proceed. Julie Czerneda (an excellent author) offered to read the second draft! WOOHOO!
It was time to go back and read the first draft in its entirety. Took the weekend up north and a few days after to finish it. Overall, I'm pleased with it. It starts strongly, but I can see where in the writing process that I only had one more month left and a lot… Continue reading Time to review