May 16, 2016

I spent the weekend doing intensive cleaning stuff about the house, which should tell you a bit about how boring it’s been, not writing.

And yet, I don’t really want to write just now. It’s not that I don’t have ideas, it’s just the thought of putting them down makes me want to run away screaming. So, no writing.

However, it occurred to me today, that I could dabble with some light editing again. I’ve got the next chunk of my Sons of Eld written, and though I need to go back and whip up a scene to add to an earlier chapter, the rest of it is mostly just cleaning up the rough draft I’ve already got. It’s not polished, and even the light fixes I have in mind won’t change that; the story needs a serious going thru, start to almost-finish, and I can already see entire bits that are going to have to be redone.

But that’s for later, or possibly never, lol. For now, I can ignore the glaringly obvious flaws, bypass the bits that don’t really work, and just clean it up so I can finally post it to Wattpad.

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Whoops!

I meant to publish Chapter 5 last week; totally forgot. My bad. Now I have to check and see if there are any more decent chapters before I start nanowrimo; I’m fairly sure 7 is full of crap, but I’m not sure of 6. Guess I know how I’m spending my lunch break today. On the plus side, at least I’m getting lots of posts done today!

Have a glimpse of an amazing deviantart artist as an apology.

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        Far Beyond The Stars by NanoMortis

Prepping for Nano – Oct. 14

So a blog I read reminded me that it’s two weeks to Nano.

I’ve been waffling along this week, doing next to nothing. Two weeks! That’s all I’ve got left to prep! So I looked at my outline, added a couple of words, looked at it some more, and decided to just wait till the weekend to do anything else. Because regular life has been a bit full at the moment, and I am gratefully going to be using that as an excuse.

Also, feeling a bit of guilt about doing so little, so I put up Chapter 4 at Wattpad.

Chapter 2 is up @ Wattpad

I decide that, errors and all, I would keep posting chapters; better to have it up, I guess, than to keep holding onto it.

So, with no modifications, no corrections and absolutely no editing, the next chapter is up at Wattpad.

****EDIT: I tweaked bits of chapter 2, including a name change; in the rush of nanowrimo, I’d forgotten what I’d named her elder brother and switched it. It’s now fixed to match the rest of the story.