Monday, January 23, 2012

More editing

When I started fleshing out this novel's first draft, I had no idea it would become morbidly obese (340,000 words). Time now for a serious editing diet.

Sunday, January 15, 2012


Michelangelo once said about his famous sculpture, "David was already in the stone, I just removed all that wasn't David." Well, that is exactly how my novel must emerge from its wordy draft.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Daily I hold in my hand a wondrous time machine that can transport people to any age and place. It is oftentimes being mistaken for a simple pen.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Tobiel again...

"When you are drawing a pentagon, the right angle is the wrong angle." — Tobiel, the carpenter