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Catching Up After Another Revision

I've been revising for the past three months so that's why the blog has been neglected. I can't believe I didn't post about my birthday! And book events! And gush about the books I'm reading! I've sent off the manuscript to of all my critique partners just in time for a planned break. Here's my catching up blog post before I jump into even more revision.

This is what my revision process started out with before pumping everything into Scrivener. I spent a lot of time moving things around, writing new scenes, and fixing new ones. I removed 12,000 words and added about the same amount back. I was using the Pomodoro technique, which is similar to the writing sprints. I broke my record of writing 6000 words in a day. My Muse liked me that evening.

Everyday distractions My kitties Topher and Sophie are my co-workers. Sometimes they make me work. Other times they distract me from it. I mean, look at those faces?!?

Other times it is always good to take in th…