Looking Ahead

It seems every morning I need almost an hour to wake up and get the words flowing. 13,346 words behind me and chapter 9 about to begin and my thoughts are in editing.

I know I should leave it alone. But it dawned on me my story isn’t bad and when I complete the 50,000 words all that’s left is some editing, mainly revisiting each chapter and rewording/adding some flare.

Ok that may take another month, too bad NaNoWriMo doesn’t have that challenge for December with some workshop links cause I’m going to need them.

Another blogger just posted some free books for writers that can be downloaded from Readers Digest, and there I found workshops that I think I may look into after November 30th. Thanks for the tip!

A clear set up has happened to my main character Macon, but he hasn’t quite figured that one out yet, and he certainly doesn’t know the truth behind all that’s happened to him. Macon has just received more time in jail. He’s so upset and angry right now he isn’t even aware that there’s a puzzle to piece to together let alone figuring out which pieces fit and how dangerous they become. But he is asking “why” guess that’s a start.

Time’s a waisting and I should return to Macon, though I don’t think he’ll care that I’m there right now. Todays goal is to reach 15,012 words. Progress, and a little pride that goes with it. Though I think mood setting is an area I need to work on in my novel. There’s that editing trying to sneak back in. Please, please go away.


About Ann Simpson
Ann Simpson lives in Falmouth, Virginia near the Civil War Battlegrounds of Historic Fredericksburg. Most of her paranormal writing takes place in the early morning before the family wakes and the spirits rest. She loves to write and read paranormal mysteries, suspense and drama. Book one of the Dark Guests Series, The Genealogist's Guests, was published in October 2013. Ann is currently writing book two, of which she may title, Megan's Heritage, sounds great...I just came up with it. I think I'll keep it!

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