Sunday, July 08, 2007

Seventy Days of Sweat

The revisions to Wicked Game are due tomorrow, but I wanted to stop in real quick and say that when I come back from Dallas I'm beginning a writing challenge called Seventy Days of Sweat, centered around the blog of Alison Kent.

If you read my comment on Alison's blog, you'll see what I'm up against for the rest of the year. It's brutal. 200K words--that's TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND words--need to be written by the end of November. And October will be spent revising the first 100K.

But first, I must hand in Wicked Game. I'm down to the very last proofreading pass on all but the last two chapters, which need a little more thorough work. It should take me tonight and all day tomorrow to finish. Then it's pack for Dallas and get up excruciatingly early Tuesday for a morning flight.

As Warren Zevon famously pronounced, "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead." And now he is.

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The toughest part is, you have to write the whole thing to that C&C Music factory song.

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