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The major downfall of handwriting all my drafts: transcribing them. I hate typing, have almost since I learned to do it. It’s not that I’m a bad typist (though I don’t have the “correct” form – I am able to type without looking at the keyboard though, so I don’t care if my form is correct or not (honestly, did you think I would, I think I’ve made it pretty clear that I’m not always a rule-girl!)). Mostly it is that typing for long periods of time makes either my hands or wrists hurt, and always this one spot in my shoulder muscle. Very unpleasant. Plus I just hate the posture it puts my body in. All around, typing is uncomfortable for me (probably part of what drives me to hand-write everything in the first place).

So it’s probably no surprise to you that I haven’t typed anymore of SOTD since my last update. It is still sitting in my desk drawer, patiently waiting while I pretend not to notice that nagging need to get it in a less-losable form. I have, however, continued to work on book three. I’m on the third chapter now, and feeling good. I’ll be excited to tell you more about books two and three one of these days. Though in all fairness I’m waiting largely because QFS is in submission, and I want to get that out to you before I start going into books two and three (spoilers, you know?).

Anyway, it’s going to be my goal this week to type some more, but we’ll see how that goes! If nothing else, at least I am writing!

(In other news, I’m about halfway through Marie Brennan’s book The Tropic of Serpents, the sequel to A Natural History of Dragons. I’m trying to take book two slower because it might be a little while before I can get my hands on book 3 of that series. And it’s a great one to read slowly – though I’ll be honest, today I devoured about a fourth of the thing.)


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