writing blitz

Well, I was never gonna get 7500 words done today, and in the end I decided to make it a usual not-writing day because I have 3 writing days coming up and trying to kill myself getting it done today just seemed dumb. So much as I wanted it to be, the book is not […]

Mountain Echoes by CE Murphy

In the last several books I’ve written, I’ve noticed a tendency that as I approach the end, I leap ahead, write the end, then come back and fill bits in. I have been doing that for this whole bloody book. Now, I know people who work this way as a matter of course, but I […]

the essential kit

16.5K in the past two days. Pretty good. If I can get 5K in tomorrow (she said dubiouly) I’ll be at 60K on the book going into the four remaining days of this blitz. I am at the stage of the book where I’m not at all convinced I have enough story to get to […]

thinks to do today: – buy the new bon jovi album – buy the new bowie album – buy the latest marvel ultimate graphic novel collection book – write 10,000 words (9200 is close enough) it is possible that one of those things is not like the others. putting my head down for the next […]

I have to revise something. I don’t have to do it now, because it’s not structural for the book, but rather for the series. But the damned book is giving me fits, and I wish to hell it wasn’t. We had a quiet day today, only going to the Citadel again to do some souvenir […]