The End Approaches… Slowly
Gah, heat again for the past few days. Why must it be so hot in the summer? Oh wait, right, answered my own question. My next place is going to be one I can do an air conditioner in, I swear. Do you know how hard it is to concentrate on editing in this heat? Ah well, at least it’s nice and cool now. We’ll see what the weekend brings, today being that second-most-glorious creature, Friday.
I’m still steadily making my way through mark-ups for Where The Ether Flows. This seemed to work well for me last week, doing mark up during the week and then actually entering changes over the weekend. We’ll see how things go this weekend. So far, I’ve got 3 chapters marked up, and now that it’s Friday, it’s time to start entering changes and working this into the manuscript. We’re down to the last third, which is nice, but I’m glad that I said I might not end up doing August NaNo, because I don’t want to rush things and I doubt I’ll be done by then. I’m certain the outline won’t be. Of course, I could always start late. It could work, especially since I generally finish early when I start on time, but I don’t want to pressure myself by committing to that idea. One thing at a time. I’m trying to learn to not get ahead of myself.
There’s really not a lot to say beyond that. The slowness of the first round of edits leaves me little to post about, other than the fact that the ideas continue to percolate in the back of my mind. No new ones since Saul introduced himself, but he’s still whispering and I think Reah’s getting irritated with him over that and is desperately trying to compete. Oh well, there are worse things that could be going on in the back of my mind.
I’ve looked at the list of ideas and such in my notes thought and I’ve come to a stunning and slightly painful conclusion. I have determined that I need more hours. Every single day, more hours. If any of you have a spare supply, please send it, rush delivery. Those things expire, after all.
I did end up getting out for a trip with my new lens just after my last post, in case you were wondering and I remembered why I loved that lens so much on my film camera. The versatility of it is astounding. I think that, if I ever need to replace my camera, I’ll just buy the body and one of these lenses. A sample of its work, for your perusal: