Month: October 2005

  • Four Down

    It’s never as easy as it looks. I have four of my seven little points on Hawkspar fixed. The remaining three will have to wait for tomorrow. I’ve been at this all day. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • Crawling Out of the Murk: Post-Bookum

    I’ve spent two days numb. It’s like that sometimes. You finish the book, the brain shuts down, you haven’t a word left in you for any purpose. I managed to wring out three final words a couple minutes after I typed the last word of Hawkspar, in order to post here that I’d finished, but…

  • Done

    Just done. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • HAWKSPAR: On Page 823

    Nearly two hundred pages down so far today, and a mere one hundred pages left to edit! Download as PDFPrint Page

  • FLYING on Green Cards

    Have edited 15,631 words already this morning. The possibility of finishing HAWKSPAR by tomorrow is looking increasingly solid. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • Two Reds, Two Oranges, One Yellow, and DONE!

    The Wall is behind me. Nothing ahead now but green, green, mostly green. [g] I’m finished with 127,281 words revised out of a total of 184,702, and page 628 of 922. Long, long writing day, and I never made it to ISY. But … damn. What I did get done makes up for that. Download…

  • Here’s a Fun Little Snippet

    I won’t offer setup on this, other to say that the good guys are in a bad spot, with their most powerful warship and its crew possibly in the hands of the enemy. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • I’ve Had Days Like This

    Zette is suffering from a bad case of woodle pooves. It’s one of those things that penicillin just won’t clear up. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • I Just Ripped Out 5,355 Words

    They sucked, they’re gone. And I don’t have to replace them. Mad dancing ensues. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • Two Red Scenes for Breakfast

    Starting on Hawkspar today — I’m going to be writing all-new words no matter which book I work on, and right now I’m jazzed about pushing through the wall on this revision. So first up are the LAST two red scenes: the fight between the captains of the Grand Pack, and Hawkspar fighting Ossal’s ghost.…