I’ve been AWOL recently because I’ve been busy writing! I’m trying to slide Book 3 of my mystery trilogy into a channel where it will start floating right along (I suspect you get that metaphor), and I’ve been keyboarding the longhand draft of my “Horse Show Book” (great titles, huh?) that I just completed last week. My hope is that the closing scenes of this psychological suspense/mystery will work as well when I type them as they seemed when I (literally) penned them. We’ll see.
Apropos of that milestone, I had the following conversation with a non-writer friend the other day. I wonder if only writers will “get” this:
Friend: When are you going to publish your Horse Show Book?
Me: Oh, it will be a good while.
Friend: But you said you’d finished it!
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Apparently I needed that this morning. Thank you.
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You are very welcome.
And of course, after “finishing” the draft, I realized I needed to rewrite an entire central relationship. At least the rewrite is mapping onto the other plot elements fairly well so far.
It’s a good thing we enjoy this. 😀