Month: March 2011

Brenda Drake’s First 250 Words Contest — you in?

Brenda Drake’s First 250 Words Contest — you in?

The following 252 words are the first … ‘250 words’ (to end of sentence) … of After Dark. I’ve been instructed, by my fabuloso writer buddy Claire Gillian, to post these here so others may weigh in with their opinions. Once those opinions have been […]

After Dark Editing done!

After Dark Editing done!

Two weeks, 2000 words gone, After Dark has been through my standard edits. What are those standard edits? The first is a pass by one of my writer buddies. Gotta get ideas solidified and the really bad stuff I won’t see fixed right away The […]

37 writing days, 79,000 words … the results

37 writing days, 79,000 words … the results

So I spent the last 2.5 months writing the first draft of After Dark and last week, I finished! As of today, I have completed my first full draft edit (from my illustrious writer buddy). I am now 1/3 of the way through the 2nd […]

Day 37: Write-umentary : THE END!

Day 37: Write-umentary : THE END!

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +3562 Word challenges added into scenes: None. All last word challenges left for some other time. Total word count to-date: 78,756 (100% done with this story!) Notes: That’s it! THE END. But, since this is the first of […]

Day 36 : Write-umentary

Day 36 : Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +2181 Word challenges added into scenes: None … but I have two left for tomorrow. Total word count to-date: 75,194 (94% done with this story!) Notes: Last chapter!! Last chapter! I’m in the closing chapter!! I will write […]

Day 35: Write-umentary

Day 35: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +3007 Word challenges added into scenes: Pfish food Spank me sideways What’d you find, Holmes? Extra-terrestrial Total word count to-date: 73,013 (91% done with this story!) Notes: Beautimous! I am almost through! The reveals are […]