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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Edit My Face Off

It appears that I have already broken my own blog rules by not posting for an entire week.

Nice, Swenson, real nice. 
I was imprisoned by an evil sapling?

No, no evil sapling to blame. It was writing that kept me from blogging. I have been committed to keeping my Oct 1 deadline to be Done Done with Children of Utrøst.  And boy-howdy is my work cut out for me.

The ending is a big hairy mess which needs rewriting. My villain needs a good dose of evil juice, which is currently bubbling on the back burner, still needs a pinch of unicorn blood. And somehow I must trim my word count so it looks good in a bikini. I am all for a good Brazilian, but I think I've already done all the major clearing and will have to get out the tweezers. (Classy-no?)

Can all this be done by 10/1/11?  Without resulting in this?

Not That Uncommon.

You'll be the first to know.

A week late.

TEN DAYS TO OCTOBER 1!

10 comments:

Jennifer Groepl said...

Love the picture. Sending good vibes your way in hopes that you will be "done done" by your deadline. :)

Shelley Koon said...

lol - that was a hysterical post - love the waxing refs! Editing - ugh - I feel for you Kate but so exited you are as far into the process as you are - awesome job!

Angelina C. Hansen said...

Not blogging in order to finish a novel is noble and wise. Best wishes!

Kate Swenson said...

Thanks ladies!

F.E. Sewell said...

I need to follow your example and get off the interwebz and go finish my novel. Seriously! That's some good advice.

1000th.monkey said...

Hahahaha! ...that was hilarious :) I wish you good luck :D

Jess said...

I look like that all of the time. ;)

Good luck with finishing! You can do it!

Sarah Pearson said...

Writing trumps blogging. Every time. Good luck!

Crystal Cheverie said...

You can do it!! Gooooo, Kate!! Also? This post made me giggle, which I very much appreciate!

Bess Weatherby said...

Hey! That's my deadline, too! I'm a chapter away from being done, but the ending is such a mess that I've got to clean it up before I'll feel good about saying, "DONE."

Good luck! I'll be checking back to congratulate you in T-Minus ten days :)