Sunday, 13 September, 2015
There’s not a lot to report of late, other than I continue to be keeping myself busy with reading and editing. It doesn’t seem like the research is ever going to end and, at the same time, it feels like the editing is never going to end. With all the changes that are being made to the script, to give it back the natural voice it had been missing, it’s getting quite a work-over and I can see why it wasn’t going places in its original form.
The story is still there, but it now has a spark of life being breathed into it. Another couple of rounds of editing and it might be ready for others to look at it. It’s something that I do eventually want to see, but it’s also something that is going to be carefully undertaken. There’s no point racing into something (even with as much time as I’ve taken to write it) and releasing it only half-done, particularly if it isn’t going to be a very well written half.
I’m keeping plugging away, and I get the feeling that there are a couple of things bubbling away under the surface that might come out as short stories, but I don’t know when they’re going to be in a format that’s ready for others to see. Here’s to another couple of weeks of work, to see what can come out of it at the end.