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Creative Refueling

I'm at just over 50,000 of my 80,000-word rewrite. That's just over 62% through the revision! Better yet I only have about 12 scenes left to write! With most scenes averaging around 1,500 words or 2,000 words, I'm looking at only 18k - 24k words! It'll be a little less than 80,000, so I'm further… Continue reading Creative Refueling

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Losing CampNano wasn’t really a loss

Camp Nanowrimo 2022 is over. I only managed to write 12,810 words out of my goal of 40,000. But, I'm actually okay with this. I have nearly 13,000 new words in my novel and honestly, I don't think I would have written that much in a month if I hadn't at least tried this challenge… Continue reading Losing CampNano wasn’t really a loss

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Slow and Steady Finishes the Book…right?

So...I went against what I said I would do (surprise surprise). I said I would work on another idea for the month of July. Instead, I went crazy and decided to do Camp Nanowrimo for my revision. Did I get a lot of writing done? Yes! Did I also need a week-long break last week… Continue reading Slow and Steady Finishes the Book…right?

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When hitting a goal is a needed boost

I'm officially OVER halfway through my book revisions. While the first half of the book felt like pushing a boulder up a mountain, the second half seems to be like trying to catch the boulder as it rolls down the hill on the other side. I know it's finally at the end stretch, but I… Continue reading When hitting a goal is a needed boost

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Entering the Rewriting Part of Revisions

Almost halfway through my novel revisions and I can definitely say I have entered the "rewrite" territory of some chapters and scenes. What I've found surprising about this is that instead of having no direction and losing my way, I'm actually MORE sure that I know what needs to be said. I've found myself changing… Continue reading Entering the Rewriting Part of Revisions