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I’m 83.86% done with the proof of SEAWITCH and have to stop. I’ve been working against a creeping sinus headache all day, so I’ve only managed to proof 80 pages since 10:30 this morning. 56 left to go. Have to … Continue reading
One-third finished with SEAWITCH proofs. Hurray! Very few errors so far and I found two issues that had been in the previous version that it appears the Managing Editor caught and fixed *before* sending the ms to Typsetting–I may love … Continue reading
Done! Gone! SEAWITCH’s editorial phase is now all done! Next time I see it will be for the galley proofs only and then… release day! Yay! On the downside: I have to have a new author photo made and get … Continue reading
Except for the spell-check, I’ve just finished the revision of SEAWITCH. Word-count rose from 96,700 to 112,500, but it’s a stronger better story thanks to the help of my editor, Anne Sowards, and my beta readers–especially Mary Robinette Kowal. Now … Continue reading
Mom is out of the hospital and back at home, doing very well. We all expect she’ll be back to her pre-norovirus self by the end of the week. Meanwhile I’m busy on the short story (“The Hollow Hounds”) for … Continue reading
All done! The SEAWITCH manuscript is complete (96,676 words including prologue and epilogue), spell-checked, and sent to my editor, her assistant, and my agent. Of course, they’re out of town, but I did my end. (And I’ve finally Finished My … Continue reading
Hit 95,000 words just a few minutes ago… The body of SEAWITCH is done. Now I just need the Epilogue, Prologue, and spell check and it’s gone! My ass has gone square, sore, and flat from sitting on this hard … Continue reading
I’m slightly drunk and very tired…. I should be working, but am thinking: “I could take an antihistamine and go to bed… yeah….” And I am feeling a bit strange about the things I’m writing…. This is going to be … Continue reading
It’s official! Look what I got today: (click for larger image) Art by Chris McGrath and design by Ray Lundgren. Wonderful work as always. Currently on track to hit US shelves in hardcover August 7, 2012.