Saturday, July 19, 2008

Finished a Draft

9100 words, 42 pages, about a month of my writing time -- I finally got to the end of my new short story. "Short" story.

The end needs more attention to makes sure I've got everything I need, and I'll want to look for some good places to cut. For practical reasons, it would be nice to get this down to 7500 words, even 7000, but I doubt I'll be able to get it that lean. I've got to think about a title. Right now it's still called "Katie,' which won't do.

Then I'll put it away to mellow, while I draft the other story I have going. Yay!

2 comments:

  1. Congrats, man! Let me know if need a reviewer (though I prolly won't get to it for a week or so, as we're on vacation starting tommorah).

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  2. Have fun vacating, Mike!

    Thanks for the offer. I'm not ready to show it to anyone yet, but I'll let you know.

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