Category Archives: Writing Progress

Discovering the purpose of editing

As I was reading through chapter 7, something did not seem right.  I continued on anyway, hoping it would come up later, but now I know that I have come across the first plot hole type error in my book (at least the first one I’ve noticed!). Those of you who have been following my …

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Editing Chapters 5 & 6

In my limited time today, I went through some of my notes and edited a few things in other chapters.  I realised that going through them before doing a reread of my book was going to be a difficult task though.  I have not written down chapter overviews so, even though I know which scene …

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Editing has begun! Again..

Today, when my daughter went down for her afternoon nap, I finally decided to open my WiP again and resumed editing.  I started from the beginning again, which I have done a couple of times now, but it has been so long since I have worked on it that I thought it would be a …

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December Overview

A few days late posting this.  It have had a very busy couple of weeks!  I spent most of December focusing on family and social occasions, so I did not get a lot done in the way of writing. Writing After finishing my first draft at the end of November I took a week off …

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Writing Update: Editing Chapter 1

I started editing the other day and when I got to the end of chapter 2 I realised I had not even added in the things I wanted to add.  I had only really worked on sentence structure and the flow of the story… So, today I went back over my prologue and chapter 1 …

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Writing Update: Started Editing

I finally started editing my WiP, after finishing my first draft last week.  I had spent so much time on writing during November that I really wanted to catch up with some other things first.  Though, now I realise that this was also just an excuse.  I find that I have very little motivation for …

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November Overview

I thought October was a good month, so I guess that makes November just awesome!  I must say, I am pretty pleased with my progress this month!  I did decide to put my poetry on hold for the time being so I had more time to focus on other things, but I am enjoying the …

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Writing Update: What?!

So, here I was, cruising along with my writing, enjoying my pace and coming to the realisation that I was getting close to the end.. and then wham! Today I managed to put in a lot of effort and there we go! I FINISHED MY FIRST DRAFT! I’m kind of sitting here at the moment …

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Writing Update: Decisions

My previous update mentioned that I was getting close to finishing my first draft. I’ve managed to overcome the roadblock I hit for a bit, but my progress has still slowed since I need to put some more thought into the ending. Slowed, but not stopped! Definitely still getting there! I’ve also started thinking about …

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Writing Update: So Close to the End!

It’s been just over a week since my last writing update.  Since then I have had another few days of not writing anything at all, but I have still managed to add another 10.6k to my WiP.  My total work count currently sits at 72.4k words. During my writing time yesterday, my protagonist reached the …

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