Jan Van Quirm wrote:I like going over editorial comments and seeing what's been done through someone else's eyes even if I don't always go with the suggestions
As for cracking on - the stuff I've been writing recently has been hard to do because some of it's coming from very negative personal experience so I've not been so keen on the splurge method. This next bit's more action-based and character-led and really I've already got it mapped out mostly so it'll be fun and so my speed will pick up - when I'm on a roll I can do 2000 words a day easy...
Jan Van Quirm wrote:Continuity's a problem for me as well, but mainly because I tend to write in spurts with gaps in between - this year's been hard for me to keep writing with the housemate having to go to hospital for various stuff so some of the action I haven't worked on for several months and it is hard to remember what's going on sometimes.
As for 'naturalness' I tend to go over every chapter as I finish and read any dialogue out loud (well in a whisper mostly as there's a lot of accents and I sound terrible ). I find it easier to fish any really silly-sounding bits that way
Jan Van Quirm wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:Quatermass wrote:Submitted my entry to the TP Prize.
Best wishes, Q!
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