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That’s twenty-eight thousand, seven hundred and seven words, and that’s what the first draft of part one of the new novel has come to. It’s a relief to be able to say the draft is done, as it was moving really slowly there towards the end as the threads of the story were winding in […]

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If you sometimes get the feeling that my blog postings are frequently lacking in anything resembling a conclusion, you’re not alone.  I often feel that way myself.  Part of the problem, if it is a problem, and as I’ve mentioned earlier, is that it’s very difficult to wrap much up within the space I’ve allotted […]

Finish reading

The book proposal, less than a day and a half late, is done. Or at least the first draft is. Now we’ll see what the agent has to say. Pop quiz: How many of you actually believed it would be done when I said it would be? I know I didn’t, but I also knew […]

Finish reading