Slow and steady wins the race and gets the draft of a novel done.
|Writing slow, but steady|
Isn't it amazing how real life and fiction mirror one another?
That chapter and section was written after I had already written a column for the Finger Lakes Times about the Newton, Conn. shootings. I realized (after a trip to the beach to think) that the characters in my book are dealing with all the same issues inside the book as I am outside of the book. Sometimes I think they are outside and I am inside. Or something like that.
Make any sense?
In the meantime, another piece of good writing news arrived this week - an assignment from an international magazine to write a piece about life in Mexico. It's supposed to chronicle my experience here. This could be interesting.
Back to the school shooting in The Fracking War. A police helicopter just arrived and I don't want to miss the action.