Sunday, March 27, 2011

The first draft is finished

I finished the first draft of the first volume of my novel about Hild. It's huge: 976 pages (more than 200,000 words). I'll lose a lot of that in the rewrite, of course, but it will still be long.

Submitted as proof:

Photo taken with crapcam (sorry about that). It turns out that 976 pages is nearly 11cm (4.5 in) high and weighs north of 4 kilos (>9 lbs).

Why all the detail? So I can avoid actually beginning the rewrite...

Saturday, February 5, 2011

The other one

The blog you're looking for is actually here. (I blogged there for ages before figuring out I'd spelt the name wrong: Gemaecca instead of Gemaecce. Sigh. Sorry for the inconvenience.)