Monday, April 28, 2008

Noun by noun, it's slowly whittled down

Really more by adjectives and adverbs, but hey, I couldn't make that rhyme.

Current word count: 260,700

Still working through the first major edit. This is going to take a second major pass to get the word count down to something reasonable. I can tell already. "But that's ok," she said, brightly. There's more that can go.


  1. Anonymous12:10 PM

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  2. Anonymous12:15 PM

    Adverb by adverb
    KINDRED gets curbed
    Away with the meaningless babble and blurb
    I WILL not grow weary I WILL not perturb
    Say! Perhaps I should edit "Ian" to "Herb"!


    Well you never said *I* couldn't make a rhyme. :-)

  3. Hmm. Aside from that last line... not bad. *s*