Tag: editing

I hate shaving

My beard is at that “I hate you, so I’m going to make you itch” stage. If I don’t touch it through tomorrow it’ll be at the, “Fine, I guess we can be friends” stage, where it’s all nice and fuzzy. I love that… Continue Reading “I hate shaving”

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”

Suffocation

I edit and choke on the hope This story imbued. A few Months ago I knew who my Bride would be, but today, I can’t breathe. Hand trembles splashing My sign of love with ink, Remembering all what was As my throat constricts. I… Continue Reading “Suffocation”

Cursing My Manuscript

There are numerous reasons I’m a little frustrated tonight. I’m on page 21 of 388. That’s great progress considering I was on page five yesterday. However, the page to the left is about what all my pages look like. That large x you see?… Continue Reading “Cursing My Manuscript”