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In the Throes

I am in the throes of finishing my book, so I haven’t been blogging as much as I like. I’ve got a great list of blogs I plan on doing this summer–behind the scenes looks at my previous books, spilling hints about upcoming projects, but right now, I have only one thing to do:

Finish the book. Oh, and this blog post.

Because I promised a winner.

Without further ado, the winner for the contest is: Diane Nelson, who commented on June 21, 2012 at 2:59 pm. Congratulations, Diane, and thank you to everyone who made such great comments about audiobooks.

Sigh. Now it is back to crunch time. The book HAS to get done. Even this weekend while I was stuck trapped having a lovely time with family obligations, in my head I was writing.

So the rest of this week you will find me, head down and buried in pages–revisioning, cutting, adding, laying it all out on the floor and walking my way though the story like a giant story board. Dumping scenes that don’t work, combining scenes that would work better together. At this point I have nearly all the pieces, it is just getting them in the right places.

Thought this picture from my Pinterest collection was perfect:

Hope your week is less frantic!

2 comments to “In the Throes”

  1. Alisa B. Hilde
    June 28th, 2012 at 6:36 am · Link

    I’m going to print out that picture and give it to my boyfriend and go “see!” i’m not the only one with “projects” all over the place! 🙂 He, of course, will just roll his eyes.

  2. GladysMP
    July 10th, 2012 at 12:45 am · Link

    Good luck with the writing! I have been busy reworking my flower beds. That, too, is a job.

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