Your encouragement and feedback are important and helpful as I work on writing a better book that will appeal to future readers. I wanted to share this update with you on where I am now on the first novel, No Easy Money.
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“Money for nothing and the chicks are free.”
Dale Hunter was stuck in the continuous congestion driving toward Montreal’s centre-ville listening to the radio. That line stuck in his head.
It didn’t take long for the bank to call after Dale deposited the check from Ottimo for $500,000. They asked Dale to a meeting with Rick Petrie the following day.
In spite of the light rain and mist, he slowed his pace to observe more closely the broad spreading oak, elm, and cedar over the boulevard with their tall dark wet trunks covered in moss and vines.
No easy task, losing momentum. Is this what they mean by writer’s block? The blitz in November seems to have emptied the tank of creative juices. It’s been a struggle ever since to read, revise, re-write.
No Easy Money After a blitz in November, I was able to push the story up to 42,600 words, but a novel is usually at least 80,000 words so I have lots of work to do in 2017.
A Long Paddle into the Wind. Not a place for beginners. He was thinking, I hope this doesn’t turn out to be one of those Reader’s Digest disaster stories where people read how I survived the Coppermine. If I survive.
The History of Computers as I know it. That was a surprise. The seventy year-old coaching two thirty-somethings on Internet marketing. I thought they knew this stuff.
On a country road under the wide blue Saskatchewan sky you can see the horizon stretching in all directions. But for ten-year-old Danny walking down the dusty road, he could only see into the mature wheat and barley fields on either side. Straight ahead the flat road disappeared into the next corner.
The man-train rattled and shrieked through the underground darkness taking the dayshift crew into the mine. Frank slouched deep in thought on the hard bench, back to back with the other miners.
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