So, here’s my past three weeks…
Yes—you read correctly. Alison FINALLY typed THE END on her WIP. It’s been two years and just as many rewrites, but I finally have a version I love, characters I want to share with the world, and a story that still makes me laugh and cry.
And while I’m still doing some serious happy dancing (writing THE END NEVER gets old), I am ready to jump back in. And I have. Currently I’m attacking a revision notes doc that might just rival the length of my manuscript (kidding—but I seriously typed out five pages of notes to myself just on my boy’s special, um…skill), and then revisions. A few additions. And then lots of this.
I’m a revise-as-I-go kind of girl, so not a terrible amount of grammar or tightening cleaning. My biggest challenge over the next few weeks will be my lowering the word count and the inevitable, painful, heart-wrenching scene-chopping. Wish me luck, folks. There are some scenes I already know have to go that I just don’t want to part with.
BUT I’m ready. Turn on the coffee pot, bring on the Jolly Ranchers. Round one revisions? Let’s GO.
So, that’s the big news in my world. What’s new with YOU?