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Not Just Soggy Around the Middle

First read through and rough rewrites on The Department of Curiosities is progressing.¬†I have a long list of notes for the next rewrite, more research of facts and scenes to change or exorcise.¬†Rewriting the beginning is, in a weird way, fun. I can revisit the excitement of a new adventure. Help my characters grow and…

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Calm Before the Storm

It is done! Doctor Jack rewrites are finished. Major background changes for two characters and ending are sorted. Fifth edit and spell check are complete. The manuscript is now ready to be proof read and checked and analysed for inconsistencies by some very particular readers (thanks to Amanda for some tips on printing out for…

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NaNoWriMo Wrapup

April Camp NaNoWriMo is coming to an end. My goal for this adventure was to complete as least 15000 words of Doctor Jack (30-35K words). Camp is useful that way – I can write new stories, revise, edit – whatever. But how to record the rewrites? The official camp information quotes one hour of rewrites…

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