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20 December 2014 @ 09:43 pm
look, i wrote a book  

I have, a year late and after half a dozen false starts and tens of thousands of words thrown away, finally finished the 3rd book in the quartet I’m writing for my nephew.

It is, I am pretty confident, utter shit, but Christ, at least it’s finished.

That’s…three, I think. Books I’ve written this year. STONE’S THROE, which will be out–soon! January, maybe, for Kickstarter backers? March or April for everybody else? BEWITCHING BENEDICT, the Regency we’re shopping around, and now SKYMASTER.

Also I have written pretty nearly half of MAGIC & MANNERS, a substantial epic fantasy proposal, a less substantial dystopic YA proposal, a Highlander fic, and…most of a short story for a patron and I need to finish that right away now. :)

Jesus. I’m wrecked. It’s nowhere near the greatest amount of writing I’ve done in a year–it’s maybe 300K, but I don’t think it’s quite that much–but I’m just bloody shattered.

I think I’ll go to bed now.

(x-posted from The Essential Kit)

 
 
 
desperance: lukedesperance on December 20th, 2014 09:00 pm (UTC)
*tucks you up with a soothing beverage, pulls curtains against the night, promises you a lie-in come the morning*
kitmizkit on December 21st, 2014 07:12 am (UTC)
The fact that I am answering this at 11pm your time and have been up for an hour puts a certain sad lie to the last bit of that, but thank you. :)
Deborah Blakedeborahblakehps on December 21st, 2014 06:11 pm (UTC)
*hands you a cookie*