I'm an avatar in Second Life where I star as the heroine of a virtual fantasy life. In the real world, I'm writing my debut sci-fi novel.
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The Ending is in Sight: The novel word count is 112,000 and I’m within one chapter to an ending. In two weeks I’ll send the manuscript to the editor, then there’ll be revisions. I expect it will take another month … Continue reading
I’m closing in on the ending to this novel. The many threads hanging loose are starting to worry me. Some threads are necessary to begin Book II, but others must be resolved. And there happen to be plenty of those … Continue reading
The novel is moving along again, but the writing is much more complex. Many threads have been created and a lot of them must converge to form an ending. Others will have to remain open for Book II… and Book … Continue reading
My novel word count is 94,000 words. My editor returned a large chuck of part II just after Hurricane Irma. So there is a lot to do. She asked me if I learned anything from the storm and I had … Continue reading
I wish I could force myself to be more consistent in my writing. I have spurts of creativity, like the past few days where I’ve been writing 1,000 words a day, followed by days where I can barely force out … Continue reading