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Rough draft finished.
I haven't posted through the holidays. I have been working but nothing intersting enough to post about. I have been on another writting kick. The book is least the rough draft is as of this evening. 175,000 words. I'm sure that will swell as I edit it but I really like how it has turned out. The question is: will anyone else? I have turned parts over to someone who is reviewing it for me, kind of a personal editor. It is always very different (and unnerving) to have someone else read what ......

Posted On Friday, January 9, 2009 6:12 PM

A Novel Marathon
How much can you write in a weekend? I couldn't have answered that question prior to this weekend but now I can. This is in regard to this other post I made: Programming vs. Writing a Novel Now I don't want any hate mail from all you jealous guys because I will get all the babes being as cool as I am (just kidding honey) BUT I did crank out close to 20,000 words this weekend...and that is just plain awesome...or sick depending upon your perspective. I got into a groove Friday night and stayed up ......

Posted On Monday, November 24, 2008 12:02 PM

Programming vs Writing a Novel
Besides programming I am working on a personal project -- writing a novel. This is a project I started in 1994 and dropped shortly after due to other things in my life at the time. I have recently picked it back up. I have always enjoyed writing and the exercise has been strangely cathartic. Basically the rough draft is around 75,000 words, slightly less than half done. I'm a little worried about getting everything into 200,000 words but I will burn that bridge when I get to it. I don't know the ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 18, 2008 11:29 AM

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