So, if the first draft is putting the clay on the wheel, then rewriting is where you shape that amorphous glob into a bowl or a vase. And, here’s a for instance for you… I have two characters, and they interact. Subconsciously, I clearly wanted there to be some kind of romantic relationship to exist, based upon the descriptions and the way they act. It’s during the rewrite that I
Final rewrite of Project StrikeForce underway. Hope to be line editing it next weekend.
Time to put it aside for a month or two and go work on something else. I’m feeling a little let down. A sense of loss, like something’s missing and I’m not sure what. I keep turning around, thinking there’s someone behind me. Weird, I get this every time I finish a book.
Just 10k words to go. I have seen the Holy Land. It’s within sight.
Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. What a fantastic book. I loved it! His knowledge and research on 80’s culture and video games is outstanding! If you grew up during the 80’s, if you had any interaction with pop culture/geek culture, buy this book.