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Seriously, Though. Tomorrow. Friday at the Latest. PROMISE.

August 15, 2013 by

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I’m in the very final phase of this draft. At this point it really shouldn’t be called ‘editing’ it should be called ‘reading through and making sure I didn’t screw anything up when I was editing’. Apart from the occasional part where I’ve managed to delete a word from a sentence and I sort of […]

The Second and a Half Draft

July 4, 2013 by

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This last pass of the edit is annoying. I keep having to tell myself off. I’ll be cruising through a scene and I’ll hiccup over something and backtrack and glare at it. But it won’t be an easy fix. At this point things are either insanely minor, and I take care of them without even […]

These Are the Things a Second Draft is Made of…

May 7, 2013 by

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Sometimes the second draft is where I go back in and make the intention of it clear from the mess of words I threw at the page the first time. Sometimes I write things and I have no idea what I’m doing and the second draft is me finding something in the text I had […]

Even in Fiction Climaxing Early is Not Cool

April 10, 2012 by

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I have concern. I’m afraid the climax of Wizards is going to come too soon. I’m afraid the first act, those first four hours, will be too short to be a book but if I add their second adventure it will be too long. And I have to account for the fact that it will […]