Tag: edit

Final Edit

Sixty. It blinked. It read. It said sixty. Sure there were notes of things to fix, but it would take an hour tops. Those sixty pages. I looked up, bags under my eyes. I grimaced. “I can do it.” My lips were swollen and… Continue Reading “Final Edit”

How am I

How am I? I am pained Every day when you’re not here Every week when I wake up to an empty pillow Every month when I’m reminded I’m alone by other couples Every year when I can’t find someone better I am determined Every day I… Continue Reading “How am I”

Sack up and get stuff done

I am exhausted. Every moment I was pushed into doing something else, every paragraph I was pulled away from what I wanted to complete. There is a board game, two short stories, a novel, and two works to edit sitting in front of me,… Continue Reading “Sack up and get stuff done”

NaNo D24: Towels

I could have made it. Really. This isn’t blowing smoke. Story stalled. I could keep forcing it. I’m good at that. But I have another story which requires editing. I bought a domain name for it. Since it will be at least six months… Continue Reading “NaNo D24: Towels”

Novel Writing Lessons

I learned a lesson in the last week. I sent out my first four chapters (I consider it part one in a four part novel) to beta readers. I know some of you read this. Hi. After reading a few comments, I wanted to… Continue Reading “Novel Writing Lessons”

Post Coital with NaNoWriMo

I wish I had a cigarette for this. Or that I smoked. Maybe I’ll bust out the pipe. The plan has been to write K&A. Go scene by scene, destroying it, but every time I look at the computer, I get that bliss. You know,… Continue Reading “Post Coital with NaNoWriMo”