Monthly Archives: February 2013

Daily Dog Gets Praised

The high point of the week so far: received a compliment on how well-behaved Bella has become from one of my dock neighbors. The owner of Hugo-the-pug stopped me in the dock gate and said “I just wanted to tell … Continue reading

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We Now Return…

To our irregularly scheduled self-promotion and dog pictures. My editor has officially accepted the revised manuscript of POSSESSION, so now I can do some other work while I wait for the copyedit to arrive. In the meantime, I got a … Continue reading

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SEAWITCH mass market proofs are all done, scanned, and sent back to the production manager. In the process I found two things that will have to be corrected in the copyedit phase of POSSESSION which I missed the set-ups on. … Continue reading

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What Giveth

It looks like I’ll be wedging an extra first draft and a revision of that into this year’s schedule…. So I still have the copyedit on Book 8 coming up, the proof of that book, research on Book 9 (which … Continue reading

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More Proof

SEAWITCH mass market proof now stands at 2/3 complete. I should finish tomorrow and be able to start on new projects on Friday. Hurray!

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Started proofing the mass market edition of SEAWITCH–which will be out in early July–and got 1/3 done. But proofing is very tiring–all that looking down at pages for hours on end… still… it’s 1/3 done. Needs to be back at … Continue reading

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And… Done

The revision of Possession is done and sent to my editor. I hope she likes it. The manuscript rose from a word count of 90,912 to 103,356 by the end of the revision. Is it better? I think so and … Continue reading

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Carrying On….

I’ve completed the revision of POSSESSION’s Chapter 14 (of 24). Damned book just keeps getting longer…. But it will be done by Monday night–’cause it’s due Tuesday. and then… the proofreading of SEAWITCH mass market proofs! I can smell finished … Continue reading

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Bella Versus the Sweet Potato

I have been pretty busy lately with the revision, proposal, proofing, looking for a house, and dealing with a neighbor who has a grudge against my dog. But that hasn’t dampened Bella’s fun any. And here she is, trying to … Continue reading

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