Monday, June 24, 2013

DONE!

...At least, done with the first stage of revisions: reading through the physical manuscript and marking changes.

Friday, June 21, 2013

A writing vacation

It was not originally intended as a writing vacation -- originally we were going to bring Michael's mom on a trip that we took a few years ago and really loved: Durango and Mesa Verde.  With two foundered horses and a lot of other things going on at her house, though, she just couldn't come.  We came anyway, and I knew from the moment we arrived that it was a good thing I brought my novel.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Picking up speed

In the last few weeks, I've started making some serious progress on Ruby Ransome and Pandora's Box.  I am now only about 60 pages from the end, after marking up 18 whole pages yesterday -- an amount that seemed superhuman only a couple of weeks ago, the first time I did that much.  Currently I am on page 234, and the stack of pages remaining is getting smaller all the time.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Camp NaNoWriMo: Time to sign up for July!

Today the Camp NaNoWriMo website reset, and signup is starting for July's session.  I've set up my novel information with a cover image and a brief synopsis, which you can see on my July 2013 novel page.

I was somewhat disappointed to find out that despite the survey they did after the April session, we won't have the flexibility to set and keep track of page counts instead of word counts this month, after all.  I was really counting on that, since I'll be finishing up revisions in July.  Instead, they gave us the ability to go back and edit our daily word count totals (a feature they introduced on the regular NaNo site last November, so I don't know why it wasn't already set up that way for April).