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Michelle Knight. Writer, photographer, programmer, truck driver and general, all round nut case. Life is a journey and that's what this blog will probably end up being. Let's see where we go, eh? ;-)

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Your Beauty Mark. All You Need to Get the Hair, Makeup, Glow, and Glam.
Dita von Teese

Draft 1 of GENIE is loose.

I put my nose to the grindstone and draft 1 of Genie has been released to a small number of alpha readers. Their remit, to tell me what concepts didn't work for them, where I lost them, caused them to fall out of the groove and what things they wanted to know more about, but I didn't go into enough detail about.

 

The review stage took it to 67,822 words, up from the 61,620 before the review. So a decent, hard re-work actually added another 10% to the book. Wow!

 

I'm actually quite ill at the moment, so I'm going to not touch any writing for a couple of weeks. I need a break and some me time now. It'll take a few weeks before I get their feedback, in various forms.