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Second Draft Complete (finally)
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 5:15 PM
Wow. It took four months longer than I'd hoped, but it's finally done folks. The second draft of my novel, Star Song: Detour on the Alkan Run, is complete. Before anyone sets off any fireworks, yes, there will most certainly be a third draft. And probably a fourth. But now that I've rained on the parade...HOORAY! It's done, sucka! Looking back... Read More...
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Round Two
Thursday, December 30, 2010 5:30 PM
Here's the plan: 1) I've taken a semester off of grad school so that I can write the second draft of my book. The plan is to get home a little earlier/on time from work and plug away at it uninterrupted for a few hours in the late afternoon everyday, 3:00-6:00. My wife gets home a little after five, but she has offered to give me until six. Three hours... Read More...
First Draft Complete
Friday, May 28, 2010 6:30 PM
With three days to go until my self-imposed deadline and the Memorial Day Weekend looming, I wrapped up work today on the first draft of my novel. Weighing in at 154,549 words and thirty chapters, I'd like to offer this blog's readership the first glimpse into my creation. The first of a science fiction saga entitled Star Song, this book is called Detour... Read More...
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Don't look back now! (you'll see more if look back later)
Monday, April 19, 2010 4:31 PM
In a semi follow-up to a previous blog about the different methods of writing and constructing drafts, last week I was very very tempted to go back at take a look at past chapters. As I near the end of my book's first draft, I'm starting to see things that need changing and revising or at least further examination. However, I am planning on using the... Read More...
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