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Bookish. Publisher at Louise Walters Books. Reader, writer, and editor. Working class gal.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

More books and book news

Look what came home from my shopping trip last last week:


I had all sorts of items on my shopping list: Essential oils, socks, Xylitol ... but not BOOKS! Not sure what happened really ... : )

My own book is making progress.The line edit is done and dusted and this week my novel is to be sent off to a copy editor. So I now have a rest  from that novel for a while. I've resumed work on my second novel, which still has a long way to go. I have 52k words and I'm on my fourth draft. I need to beef it up a bit, polish, edit, edit again... and it may be ready to send to my agent. I'd like to have it ready by this time next year. We'll see : )

I did a spot of planting in the garden today, lovely to be out in the sunshine.



2 comments:

  1. Books are essential in any packing I do for anywhere I go. :-)

    Yay on the progress you're making on your polishing project.

    Well, we've had some sunshine and a heck of a lot of rain. I'm making plans on planting bags of flowers. I need spots of color in the yard that don't require being on my knees to weed.

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  2. I do hope you enjoy the copy editing process, I found it really helpful, and it was just a lot of suggestions, I didn't have to take all of them on board (although almost all were good and made the book better). Enjoy writing book 2!

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