Category Archives: FiMyDaNo

ProgNote: November 25

From the WiP: “I was never a good church goer. I have a rough idea of what the nave, aisles, and altar are and beyond that, I’m a heretic.” “I never imagined I’d be pleased to have been a Catholic … Continue reading

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Hard at Work (still)

Today’s word count got derailed by other issues and a very reassuring conversation with my agent. I’m still at it, but probably won’t make it to the 3,000 word goal tonight. But in the meantime here’s your excerpt for the … Continue reading

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Many Kinds of Progress

First off: Bella and Jack are getting on much better now that they can play together outside and get in trouble. They even joke around a bit. And Jack feels secure enough to sleep outside his crate (on my foot, … Continue reading

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ProgNote: REVENANT November 19

From the WIP: “Oh, Ben,” Mara said. “Don’t be pestering the woman already. There’re children starving in Spain, you know.” He looked at her and tried to appear contrite. “Are there? Are any of them black-haired Nixie-chasers?” “No!” Brian shouted … Continue reading

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ProgNote: REVENANT November 18

From the WiP: Soraia hopped to her feet with the alacrity that only the very young have. “OK,” she said and reached for her mother’s hand while I helped Quinton to his feet. “I’ll protect you and Martim from the … Continue reading

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ProgNote: REVENANT November 15

From the WIP: I followed the trail through the next door into a larger room with three other doors along the far wall. The entire floor was covered in small bones, bleached or ragged with rotting flesh, sending up a … Continue reading

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Progress Note: Revenant November 13

WIP: Carlos opened the window at the front while Quinton hurried to do the same at the rear of the room, letting the night’s cool wind sweep the stink away on the weeping song of Lisbon. Meanwhile the WIP is … Continue reading

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Well and Truly Done

Finished up the Pro- and Epilogues today on Possession–adding 1,172 words–spell checked the document and sent it to editor, agent, and beta readers. Greywalker #8 is now completely out of my hands until they are all done with it–probably mid … Continue reading

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I’m Done

There’s still the Prologue and Epilogue to do, but the real body of Possession (Greywalker #8) is now done: 89,740 words total at this point. Today’s final scene added 4,496 words and the Epi and Pro will tip the MS … Continue reading

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Progress and Antlers

Well, I’m down to the final scene of the WIP and stopping for the day so I can spend all day on it tomorrow. Current total word count is 85,244 words, with 3,353 added today and it looks like the … Continue reading

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The End is Nigh!

One short scene, a set-up and then… the Big Showdown With Ghosts! Pico meter says: I wrote 3,470 words today and it went much easier than yesterday's lot. The MS is running a bit light and I can see places … Continue reading

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I See a Distant Light

A long, hard day at the computer, but reached 78,000 words on the WIP with 3,790 added today. Only 4.3 outline points left to cover, plus the prologue and epilogue. Looks like the MS will be about 90-95,000 words total. … Continue reading

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