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Ooh, echo-ey. Helllloooo!?!?! Anyone still here? Huh.
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As I mentioned in my last post, I’m currently editing what I have so far, and locking it away in a separate file marked “Your Eyes Only” — which will mean anyone’s eyes but mine. It is time to get … Continue reading
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When are you ever done polishing? It’s an age-old question for writers, and one to which I know the answer in my day job. I can’t really describe it — I just know it’s done, much like you know when … Continue reading
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Day 1,000,000 – April Update
Has it come to this? Monthly updates? lol. I started from the beginning again recently. Put another hour and a half in this morning. Crafting. Trimming. Polishing. I like this book. I like the intricacies (I think I’m) weaving into the story. … Continue reading
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Day 871 – Frozen
I’ve been frozen this week, both literally and literally. Here’s what the temperature was when I put the kids on the bus on Monday. For all you US readers out there, -36 Celsius is just about -36 Fahrenheit — the … Continue reading
Posted in Daily Report Tagged Canada Reads, Cold, Jane Urquhart, Richard Wagamese 4 Comments
Day 863 – Another Gatsby Film Flop?
I have not been a fan of The Great Gatsby translations to the big screen. The closest, I think, was the Robert Redford and Mia Farrow one in the 70s. It was a product of its time, which is to … Continue reading
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Day 862 – Why You Need a Professional Cover for Your Novel
I think I’ve mentioned here that I’ve been looking into self-pubbing as a possibility for my book. I’m not convinced this is the way to go, but if nothing else, I find it fascinating to do a bit of research … Continue reading
Posted in Daily Report Tagged #MyNoFiMo, #NaNoWriMo, Lousy Book Covers, The Great Gatsby 2 Comments
Day 861 – Where is My Mind?
Great session today. Not a lot of words edited, but I’m happy with the ones I polished. Took my first draft that was raw and crafted it into something a little more cerebral and edgy and symbolic — all while … Continue reading
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