Monday, February 21, 2011
A Late Night Equals A Late Morning.
I stayed out till 2 AM on a Writer's Night Out with Cherri Galbiati and Diane Driver last night, and needless to say I didn't just bound out of bed in my usual wide eyed and bushy tailed manner. So my blog is late. Sorry about that.
Anyways, we had a great time and talked about our current projects and encouraged each other to keep our chins up and to carry on in the tough field of writing. We discussed book covers, titles, pricing and other things that we have learned all affect the success of a book. Much caffeine and many hot fudge sundaes were consumed, and a good time was had by all.
So this week my goal is to break the mental logjam I'm fighting on Argiope, and get to going forward with that at a better clip. As I explained last night, I have the first sixty percent of the book written, and I know how the last part between eighty percent and a hundred percent is supposed to go. It's just getting through this valley between sixty percent and eighty percent thats giving me trouble. It's sort of a slow part of the book, and I'm bogging down in it. It's the part where lots of conversations are going on and lots of things are finally getting explained. And the main character finally has time to breath and try to figure out what he is going to do about the attractive female he's been thrown together with. Since I swore that I would tell any romance from the male point of view, he will naturally have to consider and dismiss the clubbing her on the head option.
Oh well, one other thought...
Has anybody written a superhero/ zombie book yet? Think Batman in the zombie apocalypse. Meh, now that I actually printed that out I can see what a dumb idea it is... Welcome to the life of a writer.
Have a good week, folks!