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The Countdown: Formatting

T-minus 24 days. Dude. Final edits are over. WHAT? Yup. That’s a real thing. I start on formatting tonight, getting The Thief all shiny and presentable for every e-book format out there. If you missed it, the prologue is posted over at archetypeseries.com. (!) Chapter 1 will post on Monday, with 2 and 3 coming … Continue reading

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audio disassociation

Soundtracks. Amirite? I’m discovering the benefit of buying soundtracks to movies I haven’t seen – because that way, I have no visual association with any of the tracks and I am free to attach any significance I wish. (Or, as in the case of Tron: Legacy, the story is so nonexistent that I am able … Continue reading

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Final form

You know what I just realized? I’m totally “pulling a Hojo,” as my brothers are I are fond of saying. It’s a reference to Final Fantasy VII – you fight Hojo in 4 different forms before he finally croaks. I don’t remember when we started referring to bosses with more than 3 forms as “pulling … Continue reading

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Final edits

Holy crap. I can use those words. Final edits. I am in them. It’s the delta draft! I’ve gotten back good notes from a few people, enough that I feel confident to move forward with the last few bolts to tighten, the last few sheets to iron, commas to comma, and participles to dangle. That’s … Continue reading