Good morning folks! I have a day where I’m waiting in for workers from our gas supplier to finish working outside our house so they can come in and check it.
I’m not complaining though. It’s my day off anyway and I was planning to get plenty done (I’m sure I can endure the drilling right outside my office window! that’s what music is for).
I have overlaid a little this morning. I got up about 8am when I was planning to get up around 7am. Honestly though, I think when I set the alarm I knew it’ll be more eight than seven that I woke.
I’ve got a couple of appointments to prepare for, and I’m hoping I get a phone call returned that is pretty darn important but we’ll see on that one.
Writing wise, I’m going to spend a good few hours editing. I’ve got a story that I want to have have the final part of my editing phase done, which is making the changes after red penning it. Then I’ve got two digital edits to do, which I’ll look to red pen next week. No, three red pend edits. I forgot about one I finished this week.
I also had a red pen edit on the zombie book to get done. That’s, as it stands, 22,000 words so that’ll take a little longer and I know there’s a lot I want to change with it. It’s something I’ve been thinking about since my last edit of it and there are things I want to change that I think will make it a damn site stronger. Also, not for nothing, the lady I’m going to send it off to edit is known for being brutal, but in a lovely way, so I want it in as good a shape as possibly before I send it to her.
I’ve barely put a dent in sorting my old writing files. There’s eight box files, and after a little look I think only one of the tubs has writing in it, but I’ve not checked the top left one properly yet. When I started I knew this wasn’t going to be a one day job. It could take a few weeks but I’ll make the time and it’s been a lot of fun so far. Some good memories and a few sad ones.
Right, I’m going to start prepping for my appointments today. Then I can get into editing. I’ve not mentioned writing really, but I am going to try and get some words written at some point today. I know what I’m going to be working on now, Vampire book, and I know how the first two stories are going to go. So, I know what I’m doing when not editing. My aim is to have the vampire book done by NaNoWriMo (November).
Have a good day, folks! I’ll touch base before the end of the day.
2 thoughts on “Good Morning, Thursday 10th of September 2020”
It is good to have a brutal editor because it’s better that the editor is brutal than the reader! I have several hours of editing to do today, but first a morning dog jog and garden work.
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I’ve gotta stay in for the gas people (who Rave nis watching like a hawk!) but if they finish soon I’m going to take the dog for a decent walk if i can.
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