Death by paper

Word count: TOO MANY I’ve been working non-stop on my novel for the past few months, and while it’s going well word count wise, progress isn’t being made. Let me explain. The writing is solid. Inspiration isn’t a problem and I’ve been disciplined, sitting at my desk from the wee …

What I want for Xmas

I thought I’d post a brief catch-up and hopefully later get around to writing a more substantial post. Here is what I’ve been up to since you last heard from me. I have a new full-time job along with a possible¬†agent who is interested in seeing a second draft of …

My kitchen sink

There is an agent interested. We met for coffee last week to talk about improvements to the book. I must strive to be sleeker and less kitchen-sinkish, she says. Apparently that’s a technical term and a common one that plagues first time novelists. ¬†Structure is also a problem. No surprise …