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Is it ever finished?

That’s the question I’ve been asking myself. Last September, I finished my novel – and sent it forth to the unwelcoming bosom of agent land. Now, I’ve just finished it again. Due, it has to be said, to my first … Continue reading

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No more excuses

That’s it. No more excuses. Finish this novel and send it out by year’s end. Given my last post was mid May, you might wonder what have I been doing. I have asked myself the same question, but just get … Continue reading

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2013: From Draft 1 to Draft 3

Looking back on the year, the first thing I notice from my blog is that I haven’t written a post since the beginning of November. Not good. Second, I have not written anything about my own work since, let’s see, … Continue reading

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Digging my way through draft 3

I’ve had a busy couple of weeks recently on the novel. About a month ago, I hit a bit of a landmark when I put all my chapters, which were in individual files on my laptop, into one file and … Continue reading

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On a second draft and pulling threads

For what has been a stop-start kind of three months or so, I felt a little flutter in me belly when I finished my, ahem, second draft. Now, this is not what some people might consider a second draft: a … Continue reading

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