Sunday, 13 March 2011

The end of the beginning.

I finished the first draft of a novel today. All I need to do now is rewrite and edit it a few times, do the synopsis and sell it. Maybe I'll wait until tomorrow to start that, I'm all written out.

Here are a couple of competitions that don't require much work. This one's for a laptop and this is for some book.

11 comments:

  1. Oh, well done! I love the re-writing because you know what's going to happen and the plot's all there, and all you have to do is polish it. A sort of uncreative creativity! Very good luck with it.

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  2. That's great news Patsy. Good luck with it.

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  3. I like the first re-write, Frances. At this stage, the story still feels fresh and interesting and I know I can improve it (my first drafts are always full of tense changes and all sorts of messy stuff like that)

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  4. Lots of chocolate and red wine for you!! Yay!! Well done Patsy!! Take care
    x

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  5. Kitty, you're right - I need a reward before I start the edits!

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  6. Oh God I feel lazier by the day, and here's you, just into March and finished a whole novel. Hope you started it in 1988,that'd make me feel better.
    well done, Tosh. I think you should enter the Toshiba laptop comp, it would be SO fitting!

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  7. I've only finished the first draft, Ceka - not the whole thing!

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  8. You're such a busy bee I'm having trouble keeping up - well done

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