End of Part Five (and Draft 4)

Y'all--the writing/revising of draft 4 is finished.To keep it uniform with the other posts related to this draft, here are the numbers:Words: 100, 173Pages: 358Chapters: 55First line of Part 5:Once at home, Miles called the girls to him.Last line (of the entire novel):For this moment, Miles took a lungful of clean country air, nary a … Continue reading End of Part Five (and Draft 4)

Cool Things About the Victorian Era, Part 3

I was re-watching some episodes of this British TV series, Cranford, based on the novels of Elizabeth Gaskell the other day--as a break from the WIP, which is slowly circling the drain toward the end.And by "the end," I mean, like, another a couple of scenes. This one may actually come in shorter than the … Continue reading Cool Things About the Victorian Era, Part 3

Cool Things About the Victorian Era, Part Two

Here are some more, super basic Internet researched Cool Things from the Victorian Era:AutomobileBenz had the first patent for an automobile design by 1879. Horseless carriage, much?In 1896, Benz patented the first internal-combustion engine. The diesel engine was invented in 1897. Still, cars were rare in the early twentieth century. Only the very rich could … Continue reading Cool Things About the Victorian Era, Part Two