Joe Beernink

Daily Archives: August 27, 2010

I’m about halfway through this edit of The Forgotten Road.  It has gotten painful, and I’m fighting despair.  Somewhere around Chapter 12, I switched into passive voice, and every other sentence for the last 10 chapters has the word ‘was’ or ‘were’ in it.  It’s incredibly hard to fix that because eventually you run out of verbs.  So far, I’ve chopped about 8000 words and added 2000, which isn’t bad for the… Read More