Progress on the WIP: SciFi in the Making.

And here we have a tantalizing piece from Stuart Akin…

Stuart Aken

ESP_046202_1555 Pic of Mars via NASA.

Another week gone, and the MS stands at 91,987 words, which is a cut of 4340 from last week’s total. It’ll reduce a little further as the rest of the piece is edited.

I’ve now edited 64,687 words, which is an increase of 30,902 on last week. And my beta reader’s dealt with 45,469 words, finding repetitions, typos, inconsistencies and misconstrued phrases, which I’ve corrected on the hoof.

The story continues to go well and I’m pleased with the improvements this edit has produced. With luck and continued application to the task, I hope to have the rest of the MS edited to this stage by next weekend. That’ll leave just the final read through aloud from print before I send the MS off to my publisher with hopes he likes it enough to get it out to my readers!

Of course, the depth of…

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