I attend an (almost) weekly gathering of writers here in town. Cathy, Mark, and Marie have eagerly offered their critiques on the writing I’ve subjected them to, everything from Star Wars to historical fiction, poetry to drabbles, and my current endeavor, Keeping the Family Peace. For almost three years, I’ve heard words of encouragement that kept me plugging away at my novel until I finally wrote THE END after 95,200 words.
I actually wrote THE END about 4 weeks ago. Of course, I continued to tweak the last couple of chapters until I finally said Enough! I haven’t touched it, haven’t even looked at it for the last 7 days. No more editing until I start the revisions around the 1st of February.
So I’m off to writers group. Let’s see whether they like the way this wraps.