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Writing Wendl - attrition...

Status report on the current novel project, Wendl the Fallen : At around 60,000 words, I've killed off a couple of characters, which is usually an early sign that the story is finding me. The target is a rough draft of about 100,000 words in twelve chapters, which will trim down in re-write and editing to something like 70,000 words in ten chapters. I've never written a novel this dark before - or this funny. To be honest, I'm not at all sure I'll ever be able to finish it. Meanwhile, The Winged Child will be out in February. That is my best one so far.   Henry's books . If you would like to deliver Drovers Gap blog directly to your email inbox, click here .  

Shadow takes a road trip on Wednesday...

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It's taken me ten years to get around to it, but American Gods is just as timely now as ever it was. Neil Gaiman is a great writer. He was pretty good when he wrote this one, too.

The gods we imagine for ourselves invariably disappoint. We ever hunger after the God who imagines us.


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