Week 20 of 2018
The original plan was for me to turn Brief Is My Flame over to my editor on Tuesday. However, she preferred to get it on Monday, so I’ve been polishing it.
Which has actually added several scenes that I realized where needed. Editing, for me, involves taking words out of what I’ve written because they’re useless, and then adding whole chunks of new scenes. There’s little in between for me.
This other part of this week is that I took back the house in Olathe. There’s been moving of stuff, prepping to paint, and so on. We also bought a washer/dryer set today.
The house is a mass of things in the wrong places, with many more to come, but we’re making progress.
Current Playlist Song
Walter Murphy’s “A Fifth of Beethoven.” Disco meets classical. I’m right there.
Quote of the Week
This is why I pay Kellie Hultgren.
“It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.”
– C. J. Cherryh
News and Works in Progress
- TAV (2,007)
- AFS (2,681)
- Brief Is My Flame (100k or so, off to Kellie on Monday)
Recent Blog Posts and Wiki Additions
- Interview – Kit Daven: https://robhowell.org/blog/?p=1120
- Wikis are for the weak! Next week, actually.
- 25-27 May, ConQuest, Kansas City, MO http://www.conquestkc.org/
- 2-3 June, Wichicon, Wichita, KS http://www.wichicon.com/
- 29 June-1 July, LibertyCon, Chattanooga, TN https://libertycon.org/
- 6-8 July, InConjunction, Indianapolis, IN http://www.inconjunction.org/
(ed. note: InConjunction instead of Battlemoor)
- 13-15 July, O Comic Con, Omaha, NE https://www.ocomiccon.com/
- 27 July-12 August, Pennsic War, Cooper’s Lake, PA http://www.pennsicwar.org/penn47/
- 15-16 September, TopCon, Topeka, KS http://www.topcon.us/
This week’s spotlight is on Kit Daven, one of many fun people I met at Ad Astra a couple of years ago. You can find the interview I did with her here: https://robhowell.org/blog/?p=1120 and you can find her online at: http://www.kitdaven.com/.
Today’s Weight: 388.4
Updated Word Count: 1057
Shijuren Wiki: 736 entries
Four Horsemen Wiki: 59 entries
Let me know if you have any suggestions on the website, this email, or cool story ideas at email@example.com. Especially let me know of suggestions you have for the Spotlight section.
Have a great week, everyone.
Author of the Shijuren-series of novels
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- A Lake Most Deep (Edward, Book 1)
- The Eyes of a Doll (Edward, Book 2)
- Where Now the Rider (Edward, Book 3)
- I Am a Wondrous Thing (The Kreisens, Book 1)
- Brief Is My Flame (The Kreisens, Book 2) Forthcoming 2018
- None Call Me Mother (The Kreisens, Book 3) Forthcoming 2018
- “Where Enemies Sit” in For a Few Credits More (The Four Horsemen Universe)
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