Archive for April, 2009

“Miracles” Type-in Update for April 25, 2009

Saturday, April 25th, 2009
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18/109 scenes

Managed to make some progress every day this week, but not enough to post each day. Half the scenes since my last update were red ones1 so it’s been a bit slow going.

  1. meaning that they were either new, or substantially marked up []

“Miracles” Type-in Update for April 20, 2009

Monday, April 20th, 2009
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14/109 scenes

I’ve switched back from words count to scenes revised as it seems to make a bit more sense in that context. I managed two more scenes yesterday, three this morning, and another just now.I’d keep going, but I’m falling asleep at the computer.

I put in the extra time tonight because Tuesday and Thursday mornings are the tough ones, and tomorrow night my oldest daughter is giving a reading of the short story she had published in her elementary school magazine!

“Miracles” Type-in Update for April 14, 2009

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009
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6,219/90,000 words

Between Kiddo1’s birthday, and Easter I didn’t even try to get any writing in over the weekend. Today’s scene was about 50% new material, so things went a bit slower. I need to figure out how to get in more than 20 minutes a day or this is going to take a long time.

“Miracles” Type-in Update for April 8, 2009

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009
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5,694/90,000 words

Still plugging along. For those who have asked what a “Type-in” is: My manuscript is covered with hand written notes and rewrites, and I’m now in the process of getting them back into the document.

Doctor Who: The Lost Stories

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Doctor Who: The Lost StoriesLong, long ago (1985) the BBC put Doctor Who (then staring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor) on “hiatus” while pre-production was underway for it’s 23rd season. When the show came back 18 months later an entirely different Season 23 was produced. A few of the stories from the “lost” season 23 have been novelized but most have not.

Now Big Finish Productions (who have been producing amazing audio drama for years) announced that they’re going to be recreating the entire season on audio, including one previously unknown story.

Type-in Update for April 6, 2009

Monday, April 6th, 2009
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4,899/90,000 words

I’m going to try posting regular updates on my progress here. Things aren’t going as quickly as I hoped. Maybe this will help.