Curse update: April 12, 2014

CurseV2FinalV1I have finished the rewrite of act 3.

In my last update, I said that I’d written almost 50k words, but Word was counting everything in the document I was working in. I really only had 36k words at that time. The material now totals 50,000 words.  A pretty hefty chunk that I’ve broken into eleven chapters.

If you recall my process, I’m basically at the end of step 7. Next week I will start my line edits. The week after that I hope to make the copy edits. I know I’ll do those more quickly than I did it the last time because Geoffery Kidd wrote me back in December and shared a wonderful way to quickly find typos and unclosed quotes that should help speed the process this time. His tips won’t take care of everything, of course, but every bit counts. Once I complete the copy edits, we’ll be almost to the finish line.

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4 Responses to Curse update: April 12, 2014

  1. Dan says:

    What are the tips from Geoffrey kid?

  2. JohnW says:

    So, is the line edit bar graph (currently at 2%) accurate? Or is that out of date?

  3. John Brown says:

    Dan, I’ll host a guest post from Geoff in May and let him explain.

    JohnW, it’s accurate.

  4. Qanelin says:

    Waiting eagerly

    Rough ETA on release? Days, Weeks, Months, Etc?

    Thanks for any info