pd_singer (pd_singer) wrote,
pd_singer
pd_singer

  • Mood:

Whee!

I did it! Only far, far later than I expected, but the first draft of Rare Event is done, well, with one slight oddness.

After having plotted this entire story to end at one of the protag's POV, I thought, write it, and be done. Then the other protag tapped my shoulder and suggested this should end on his POV, since he's been dying a thousand deaths about how this comes out. That last chapter was a bear to write, it took days and days, the words coming at 40 per hour when they came at all.

When the words come with this much effort, it's usually because I am on the wrong track. I stalled last week for 3 days because I'd forgotten something substantial, and once I remembered it, the whole chapter hit the page in a few hours. So now I am thinking that my character has a point.

I'm off tomorrow, so I'm just going to rewrite the ending from the other character's POV and see which way I like it better.
Tags: rare event
Subscribe

  • We were there! Venues from The Rare Event

    Erm, I should catch up here -- Eden Winters and I were among the Dreamspinner authors who went to New York for the Rainbow Book Fair, and…

  • The Rare Event is under contract!

    Some of you may have been wondering why I haven't been putting out a lot of stories in the last year, when the year before was close to one…

  • First readers - I love you

    The last of my first readers are reporting in, and I am rewriting in small chunks where I see I've failed to make a point. When an intelligent…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment