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I have waited 20 years to say it, and only the epilogue remains to be written of the first draft and the speaking of the word: “Finished.” This darkest Myke Phoenix story of deadly danger has eluded my grasp since I first conceived of the prehistoric predator who runs Astor City’s underworld. I’m hoping this last desperate plunge of authorial activity will give it the punch The Puzzle of the Talking Dinosaur has always needed.
This story is so special, so important to the Myke mythos, that I’m going to experiment with putting out a print edition. I’m not confident it can be available Monday, when the ebook comes out, but certainly by the end of next week. So if you prefer the crispness of ink on paper to the plastic feel of e-ink, wait a few extra days.
Objective: Release The Puzzle of the Talking Dinosaur on April 7
This morning’s output: 432 words, finished first draft of Act 5.
Session: Approximately 25 minutes.
Total words to date: 12,099 (goal 13,500)