Writing start: 9:34 A.M.
Finish: 3:14 P.M.
Total new words (est.): 400
Edited (est.): 18300 + 6 poems + 1 blurbTasks
1. Failure: 400 new words
Notes: Coming to the end of this novel. Maybe two or three more months?
2. Book Three Melody: Primary edit number five of chapter thirteen
Notes: Kye gets it tomorrow! It's another one of those wipe-away-the-tears-as-you-read biggies.
3. Ant Story: Off
4. Fractalverse V5: First tertiary edit of the fourth set of six poems
5. Cheapery St. Heroes: BII: Stage three edit of chapter two
Notes: Having a great time reading the chapters to each other!
6. Rapscallion: Off
7. T-Bag: Primary edit number two of chapter three
8. LOTR: Edit chapter three
Special Projects: None
Extra notes: A serious question for romance authors and their readers, especially women in both groups:
If I, a man, were to write a romance novel, and for the cover featured a scantily-clad or partially nude woman--but only featuring just her chin down to her crotch--wouldn't that be, quite correctly, slammed as sexist and grotesquely piggish?
If so, then why is this okay?
As a stalwart progressive, one who fully supports the Equal Rights Amendment, a woman's right to choose, the #MeToo movement, and so on, I find the hypocrisy so prevalent in romance--particularly romance aimed at women--literature that is, sadly, largely authored by women writers--to be heinously hypocritical and damaging.