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At long last the revised version of Highway from Hell is done.  All except for two small descriptive paragraphs I've decided to change tomorrow--er, later today.  I plan to let it sit while I finish a copyediting job to die for (another Kate Johnson!)   Two days of proofing, and it's off to the beta-readers with thee.  
I'm more relieved than happy.  This is the last book I'll ever work with qnotkuon.  I think that's one of the reasons it was so hard to finish.  Finishing it means letting her go--writing solo forever, when all I want to do is sit down and swap stories with a friend.  
But stories don't get told unless you tell them.  I hope the beta-readers will like our take on Orpheus and Eurydice.  Even more important, I hope they'll tell me when I've screwed up the pacing, the dialogue and the bits that hurt.  I'm still a newb when it comes to the craft of writing.
Or should that be the Craft?  Stories are magic  The word gives meaning to the event, as qnotku always said.  I can only hope a little of her magic rubbed off on me.
Be good--or be bad if it's more fun.  Just try not to exceed the bail fund.  And be sure to tell me all the juicy details.  ;-)
Tags: highway from hell, kate johnson, mythology, teri smith, writing
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