Trying, Trying, Trying…

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It’d take a miracle for me to finish writing Ozias, Prince Enthroned. I don’t believe it can be finished this year. All the same, I’ve been trying my level best to get as much of it written as I can before bad weather shuts me down.

I have to write outdoors. I can’t write a novel indoors, that atmosphere just won’t do. You’d be amazed how many times the phone rings, once I settle down to writing.

The biggest obstacle has been the weather. It just won’t play ball. The second half of September, normally one of the most beautiful seasons of the year, was wall-to-wall rain. We went literally overnight from the sweltering heat of summer to a rather chilly fall–just like that.

It’s raining again today.

Happily, I have two books waiting to be published–Oceans of Time and Ozias, Prince in Peril. That gives Enthroned some needed wiggle-room.

I think I know how the book ends; but I am very far from knowing how to get there.

4 comments on “Trying, Trying, Trying…

  1. What will happen if you don’t get it done? Is there a deadline you must keep? And if there is and you don’t make it, will the sky fall?

    You have two books waiting to be published, and so concerned about another one that may not get done this year, well, it will be Ok, brother. It will get done, sooner or later, and all will be well. You finished all your other books, you will finish this one, and when its completed, that is when it was supposed to be finished.

    Our prayers for you, also cover everything you do, including your books. I think God understands that.

    1. That work ethic can be a real pain in the neck sometimes — or in this case, I guess, a pain in the eye. 🙂

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