With the chill autumnal air approaching, and the kids back to school and - sigh - university, it's time to get back to my novel. Over the summer, three wonderful beta readers (Nick, Liz and Ruth) read my draft and gave some awesome feedback. There's a lot to do. I realised, while scanning through their comments, … Continue reading Novel in a Year, plus another year
I've done it! I've finished my final draft, and sent off copies to some awesome beta readers! Ahem, it can be a roller coaster of emotion... This final draft came in at 47,500 words, and took 38 days. In total, this whole novel has taken 6 months and 1 day to get to this stage … Continue reading Finished!
I'm still in the red edit zone, so no completed chart just yet. Instead I have these: Yes, I'm making the grievous error of not just a prologue, or epilogue, but both! But, let's gloss over that for now. My red edits have gone really well, and I technically finished them last night, after a full-on … Continue reading Red edit hiccup