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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Victory is Mine!

I’m done with the book! It currently weighs in at about sixty-five thousand words — a good five thousand below my goal. It’s probably publishable at 65K, but it’s definitely a little light, so I’ll be looking to add those extra five thousand words during editing (that’s about fifteen pages to you civilians). It’s quite [...]

Just For Kelly

Ok, since Kelly asked for my strawberry salad recipe, here it is. This serves about 4. Salad: 1 (10 oz.) bag of spinach, torn 1 (16 oz.) container of strawberries, sliced Dressing: Store bought raspberry vinaigrette + 1 spoonful raspberry jam How much vinaigrette? I honestly don’t know. Basically, just enough to coat everything. I’m [...]

Crawling Toward the Finish Line

After about 13 months of work, this book is nearly, very nearly, done. I have three more scenes to write: the climax, and two codas. I think I have material for four to five thousand more words; AKA, 15-18 pages. And those 15-18 pages are KILLING me! For some reason, I’m having the worst time [...]