Hello and Welcome! Come on in and I’ll get you a nice large mug of very strong French Roast, a cuppa tea or other beverage. It’s a little odd out right now. It is warmish and windy. It is also cloudy and humid. It looks like rain, but I’m not sure if it will hit us. And where are we? Some of you may recognize the photo at the top as coming from my cottage on Cape Cod.
Last week was very busy, but, again, I don’t have a lot to show for it. One big thing, I am on vacation this coming week, so I spent a lot of time preparing. There are also projects at work and other such things.
I also did quite a bit of writing. I had sent my manuscript of The Fireborn to two people to edit. One found a lot of typos and that type of thing, while the other pointed out more stylist things. I’ve been going through their notes and am making corrections where needed. I don’t always agree, but it is helping. Actually, there isn’t as many problems as I expected. On the other hand, I’ve done six drafts and over a dozen read throughs/revisions. I’ve corrected a huge amount of mistakes in that time! When I’m done with this, I’ll do one more quick read through to catch any other typos/misspellings/misused words/etc. I started earlier this week and I’m a little over three quarters of the way done. One long session or two shorter ones and I’ll be done (except the final read through).
Of course, after that part is done, the hard work has to happen. In some ways this will be harder to format that Seasons of Imagination. On the other hand, I don’t have to worry about a table of contents, which turned out to be a major pain. Continue reading