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)
Two seconds ago, I finished the end of Part Four, which means I have one part (the denouement) left on this here revision. I have five outline pages to get through, which is, like, another twenty or thirty pages, manuscript wise, maybe? I've been cutting scenes in outline in order to streamline as I go, … Continue reading End of Part Four…Almost Done!
After some crossing out, reshuffling, and changing the ending of part three into the beginning of part four, I am done with part three of my fourth draft of my WIP.Yessss. *fist pump*So, as always, full doc stats first:Full doc:Words: 73,718Pages: 263Part Three stats:Chapters: 23 to 40, so 17 chaptersWords: 33,994Pages: 122First line: When Mr. … Continue reading End of Part Three
Y'all, I have finally reached the end of part two of my book. From here, I expect true smooth sailing because the rest of it is mostly reshuffling/ editing what I already have written in draft three. Part Two was daunting to write; it's a largely transitional part of the book and I gave up … Continue reading End of Part Two
This week, in addition to joining Goodreads and getting four episodes into Orphan Black (Tatiana Maslany is amazing, playing all those clones) and...oh yeah, turning 23 for the sixth time...I thought I'd give you guys a little peek into the outlining process I'm using for the draft four.I don't need characters sheets. I don't want to … Continue reading My Little Notebook Outline