Moving On

I finished my story on the 3rd January. It was supposed to be 24000 words but I ended up with 26000. I will go over and edit it, but I’m not going to go out of my way to get it down to the right number of words. There will be ways around it. Nothing’s confirmed yet, but I will be able to tell you what’s happening on Tuesday. How much I will reveal? That I can’t say. 

I finished The Lifted Veil by George Eliot yesterday. I enjoyed the story. It’s creepy, dim, depressing, sinister but most of all just interesting. While not that much actually happens in terms of plot, I still wanted to know what happens to the characters. I’ve never read anything by George Eliot before, and while I struggled with the writing style at points I do want to read more. 

I have a presentation on Monday, which is simply reading out something I’ve written, but with a small introduction. Eye contact is where I’m going to fail on this. I don’t know the piece from heart and I don’t think I ever will. Even if I did, it’s going to be hard not to hide behind the piece of paper in front of me. 

Thanks for reading, 

Ashley. 

Advertisements

About ashleymanningwriter

Young Adult Fiction writer. Horror and fantasy blended together.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s