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Finishing

I am this close to finishing my WIP. This close.

Nine times out of ten, my novels are between ten thousand and twenty thousand words longer than I anticipated. This little gem is no different. I’m plodding towards the ending and flirting with the 90,000 word mark. That’s not horrible for a sci-fi/fantasy, but it’s one of my longer projects to date.

The problem is that I feel like I hit the climax ten thousand words ago, and I should be wrapping up, but technically the climax hasn’t even arrived yet. I may or may not have to chop out thirty thousand-ish words during rewriting.

And also, while I’m venting, I hate my MC. Both of them. They’re annoying the crap out of me, and I kind of want to… welll… dispose of them. I still might.

And on that cheery note, how’s writing going for y’all?

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One thought on “Finishing

  1. I’m in the midst of trying to plan two different novels. Well, technically four novels, as one set is a trilogy and I don’t want to start writing the first one until I have some idea what’s going to happen in the other two. I was hoping to have an outline ready for Camp NaNo, but that’s 10 days away, and so far I don’t have very much to go on. This could be interesting.

    Good luck with yours! Try not to do anything too horrible to your characters. 🙂

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