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100,390 Words

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

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Progress: 14 Chapters and 70,000 Words

About ten days ago I took a trip to the Keys. We went as low as Bahia Honda but spent the nights on Islamorada. On returning I had a burst of new energy and set about editing Part II (26,000 … Continue reading

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Agent Plot Summary

I’m into the 2nd draft. It is starting to look like this bad girl will be 80,000-90,000 words when its done. I’ve relied on feedback from friends so far, butĀ I probably should have gotten a professionalĀ plot analysis. So, today, I … Continue reading

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The Writing is Going Well

The first four chapters, one-third of the novel, have expanded to 20,000+ words. I find that I’m writing 3,000 words a sitting now. The only issue is, I can’t write every day but am averaging three days a week now. … Continue reading

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