Clocking in at 334 pages, I have completed the first draft of the novel I’ve been working on for the last year-ish. I’ve sent a copy to one of my trusted readers for first impressions, and I for my part have begun pen-and-paper edits.
I have completed a 300+ page draft that I’m about 1/3 of the way through first edits on as I write this. Another few weeks and I’ll be looking for first readers and conducting my pen-in-hand second round of edits. If all that goes well, it’s back for a third round of revision and then off to find someone to publish it.
like marbles through a pachinko machine. It bounces off of tangential elements, flows with only the loosest suggestion of a pattern, and is almost never the most direct way to move a story forward
After a significant hiatus, I am back to blogging. So as the title asks: why me? Why now? Why blog?
This is an OLD entry from an old blog, reposted here for posterity. For more old content, look for the SSS Archive Tag I’ve been back in Detroit for three weeks, and despite my best intentions I did not find a nice well-paying office type job, and failing that I did not find a shittyContinue reading “SSS Archive – 9 October 2009”