Total Wordcount 2016
At least six imaginary things before breakfast…
Tag Archives: Plotting
I’ve been reading reaction posts and review of the season finale of AMC’s The Killing all morning and I’ve noticed one thing- none of the people complaining about the season finale seem to be X-Files fans. There is all this … Continue reading
The editing on The Drake is not going well. I had some luck with the first chapter but I’m just not feeling it. I’m trying to determine the cause.
Is it because I know the editing process is going to be hard? I mean, really, really hard? Knock down all the walls and just leave the basic foundation kind of hard?
Is it because I’m just not feeling the story itself? I’m asking myself some serious questions about my main characters and how I feel about spending 75-100K words on them. I have to admit that I’m ambivalent.
Am I just not understanding my characters? Do I need to do more background work so I can get a better handle on who they are?
Am I trying to do too much in this story or not enough?
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!!! It’s been a few days since it happened but I was able to achieve my goal! I finished the draft of my novel and was able to submit it for the EVA contest. Am I happy with it? … Continue reading