First draft of Kick-3 is now done

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Spice Ralphie

So I just polished off the last line of the last chapter of the book, and the first draft is done.  There are still some holes in the story, some small spots I skipped writing to maintain momentum.  There’s still a ton of rewriting and fixing and hedging and pruning and weeding I need to do. I think I also want to write an epilogue, because the other two books had one and I like consistency (the hobgoblin of small minds, as well as the thing I most like about pudding).

From this point on, until publication, I won’t be posting any more word count updates. I’m also going to be working on finishing another story while I let this one rest. I’d like to publish that one before Kick-3 because it’s been sitting in a drawer for a few years now — and because someone is working on a cool cover for it 🙂

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10 responses to “First draft of Kick-3 is now done

  1. P.T. Hylton

    Wow! That is awesome. Congrats, my friend.

  2. Congrats, Brutha. Can’t wait to read both!

  3. Wowie, zowie and congratulations.

  4. Congrats! Now get back to work!!! Maybe you can have a glass of wine/beer as a celebration.

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