Tag Archives: Free Souls

Since Last Time

Work I’ve gotten done since last time: Title: Free Souls Chapter in Play: Part 2, Chapter 12 Beginning Word Count: 91,923 Period’s Ending Word Count: 92,049 Oh, the joys of growing as a writer! Or should that be, “the pains”? … Continue reading

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Work I Got Done on Saturday the 19th

Title: Free Souls Chapters in Play: Part 2, Chapters 11 & 12 Beginning Word Count: 91,185 Day’s Ending Word Count: 91,923 (This ending word count is misleading. It doesn’t factor in the verbiage I cut out. Nor does it reflect … Continue reading

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Back Again, with a Big Decision

Or maybe not so big. It’s about my work-in-revision, Free Souls, and its serial publication on this blog. In my last post on the subject, I considered how I should proceed with that, given all the rewriting the book has needed, not just in … Continue reading

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Got a Question

First of all, I really appreciate the Likes and Follows I’ve gotten on this blog.  They’re nowhere near what some people receive, but for all what I get, I thank you. But now I need comments, on the following question. To-wit:  Should … Continue reading

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Too Bad I Ain’t Doing This for the Money

More thinking, more critique forum input, more thinking again about my problem-child chapters in my work-in-revision Free Souls. One reason they’re weak, I’ve decided, is because they’re trying to answer the wrong question.  I’d had my main character verbalize it as … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing

A funny thing happened on my way to editing my novel Free Souls. Funny-ironic, which is midway between funny-haha and funny-peculiar. I don’t like how I’ve written Chapter 19 and 20, in which my heroine reflects on the mess she got … Continue reading

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Free Souls, Chapter 45

Sandy sat alone in the nave of St. Mary’s Kirk in Haddington, East Lothian. They had saved Scotland for last on their two-month tour, and the next day they’d take the train down to London to catch their flight home. … Continue reading

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