Chapters | The Bookmaker’s Note 4/27/21

Writing log: TBN +456 words

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It took all day, but I hit my editing goal. Chapters 3 and 4, about 40,000 words worth of proofreading, done. I did half the work sitting out in the woods. I find it easier to concentrate out there. Made some pretty solid changes, I think. It’s coming along nice. There are 5 chapters to OTR, plus the prologue and epilogue, and I got the last of them named today. Starting with the prologue, they are Haunted, Backwoodsmen, Son of a Bitch, The Goddamn Story, A Higher Order, Hard to Kill, and Cleansed. Coming along real nice.

Tomorrow I’m planning on going through the rest of OTR, and then Thursday and Friday I’ll do the second readthrough. Then step 1 will be complete. Probably going to focus on UGP for a couple days between step 1 and 2, perhaps buckle down and get it drafted. I’m thinking it’s going to be a novella, it shouldn’t take me too too long to write up.

By the way, I figured out some shit about UGP yesterday. I didn’t write a lot towards it, but I now know who the main character is. They’re still going to be a nameless I in the story, as the story takes place in the astral plane Godspace, but there is a solid chance they will appear in a future book which will take place in one of my established universes. More on that when the time is right.

The Shopify stalker hit me twice today, once at 5 am and once an hour ago. Still haven’t received the copy of The Monksville Chronicles, it hasn’t even shipped yet. I ordered it April 13th and it’s allegedly going to arrive on Friday. Don’t get me wrong, I’m eternally grateful that Amazon allows literally anyone to publish their writing, like, eternally fucking grateful, but how does it take them 2 weeks and change to print a single author copy of a book? It’s wild to me.

Listen, I’m pretty tired. I’m gonna get to bed. The Monksville Chronicles rerelease is out, announcement and blog posts coming soon. OTR coming soon too, but not quite as soon. Q2 if humanly possible. UGP after that, ANATH after that, and then another one after that. The Bookmaker’s Note Volume 1 coming at the top of 2022. Hot damn I’m working. Dude, if me from five years ago could see me now he might have a fucking heart attack. Idk where exactly I’m at in life but I fucking love it regardless. I’m coming with the fiction, folks. I couldn’t stop if I wanted.

Also, fuck the daily asking of the question. I’m over it. You win.

If you’re there, hypothetical reader, thank you for being there. From this day on, we move forever forward~

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