Saturday, December 15, 2001

Finished this section...

and chapter 13. The next section is only 5 chapters long.

Well, the team is starting to regroup from the death of one of their own. They'll try to get back to the mission at hand, little do they know the next attack is coming....

Word count has topped 15,000. From my estimates this novel will run about 70,000 words. 2,500 more to go to reach the 1/4 mark. Yeah!

558 words

A nice, and again unexpected, twist in the story. Some much needed humor to break up the tension from these last couple of chapters. NOW, Rebecca walks in and breaks it up.

355 words in Chapter 13 so far...

...and counting. This scene is already going in a different direction from where I had originally planned. I think I need to have Rebecca (another main character) come in and break things up.

Friday, December 14, 2001

Now back to the writing!

I'm all caught up on the typing now. The word count is over 13,000 now.

I'm looking forward to getting back to work on Chapter 13. It is the last chapter in this section and it has some romance and some other strong emotions. I'm looking forward to writing it. The next section will have some cool scenes. Some very scary if I do it right.

And for those wondering... Still no word from Avalon Books about Complimentary Murder. I'm beginning to wonder if it will get shuffled aside until after the holidays.

Thursday, December 13, 2001

More typing...

I typed up Chapter 10. I don't think I'll have time to do any more tonight. I'm swamped at work. I'm looking forward to having the typing caught up so I can get back to writing Chapter 13.

Wednesday, December 12, 2001

Catching Up On Typing

I typed Chapter 11 today. I still need to type Chapters 10 and 12.

Monday, December 10, 2001

Every Little Bit Helps

I got a toe-hold on Chapter 13 with the first three paragraphs.

Making Progress

Sunday morning I wrote the first half of Chapter 12. This morning I finished it up. It ended up having a lot of important characterization that I wasn't planning. I'm really pleased with the way the story is progressing. Just one more chapter and this section is done!