I may be feeling well enough to write tonight, but today, I feel like hammered rat on toast. Have read all the writing comments for Friday, Saturday, and today, but have mostly not responded. I’m going to go crawl back into bed—what I thought was just being tired has turned out to have “I ate something that hated me” symptoms. … Continue reading →
There shouldn’t be slaves in modern-day New York City. So I was surprised when one appeared at the right hand of my first-on-the-scene villain, Derok (whom you may have met when he lost his head, and left it behind for the police to find in an earlier-posted snippet.) Finished up the rock band scene with Aleksa, and starting into the … Continue reading →
Okay, bad pun on a song title. But this is your post if you’re writing a book with me. If you wrote today, how did it go?
As noted, I take the weekends off. My weekend is Friday night, and Saturday night… but I know you might actually be writing on Friday/Saturday… So here’s the Friday night, Saturday morning “write a book with me” post. And I’ll have a Saturday night, Sunday morning one popping up for you at the appropriate time. And I’ll poke my head … Continue reading →
A short run through the bowels of Madison Square Garden in disguise, still pursued by killers. Finished the scene and the chapter, and now have 21,688 words completed. Tomorrow, I’ll pick up Ki’s point of view, and the invasion of his lair by his unwelcome, trouble-plagued guest. I had great fun with this scene. If I didn’t have to be … Continue reading →
Aleksa gets the first hint that what she thinks happened to her assistant is not what happened at all. Small segment tonight—I haven’t slept more than a couple of hours a night since last Friday, and I’m determined to get a full night’s sleep tonight. So, with 21,184 words completed, I’m going to turn in. The Air Force Kid has … Continue reading →
Based on heavy votes on THE WRITING CRAFT’s “I need this planned module first” poll, I’m now at work on the Motivation module. Following that, I’ll do the Pacing and Plot module. The votes were surprising. HOWEVER… the comments were far more telling—I got bunches on all three polls, and discovered that what I was looking at as one BIG … Continue reading →