Writing start: 10:37 AM.
Finish: 3:50 PM.
Total new words (est.): 500
Edited (est.): 18,500
1. Book Two of Angel: Stage 2 edit, three chapters
Notes: The Stage 2 edits are complete! I'll begin the Stage 3 edits tomorrow evening!
2. Failure: Primary edit of chapter 19
3. Book Three Melody: Off till Thursday
4. Watson: Primary edit of chapter 4
5. Slum: Read-through
6. T-Bag: Off
7. Love Story: Off
8. Rumpel: 500 new words
Notes: I had a little trouble getting my bearings to begin this new chapter.
Extra notes: Here is something most authors don't do: they don't read their manuscripts aloud to their partner or friend(s).
My "Stage 3" edits are just that: Kye and I read my manuscript aloud, one chapter at a time.
It's amazing the experience it gives. Our brains process information different via our ears than our eyes, so many problems can be detected that just reading silently will likely miss. Plus, it's great fun to hear the story out loud.