Monday, March 22, 2010

Revisions, Termites and undereye bags

So I heard from my fabulous editor WM last week. She really liked the manuscript but wanted a secondary character from the first chapter changed up. She felt he was too cartoonish, which, after some consideration, I agreed with and have made the necessary changes. I think he definitely reads more realistic now and I'm actually excited about the direction his character has gone. The thing is... now I have to go in and change him up in the rest of the manuscript, which means more minor rewrites and since I write at the pace of a snail on Benadryl that means I've got some work to do.

Plus... the Termite inspector (renewal of the termite bond is critical in Florida) is coming this week. He was supposed to come tomorrow but I rescheduled for Wednesday, because just like the when the cleaning lady comes (not that I have a CL at the moment) but I just can't have him come into a dirty/messy house, which means I'll be cleaning house all day tomorrow. Which leads me to my current under-eye-bag situation. No surprise here since lack of sleep and age are creeping up on me. Used to be I could get away with almost no sleep and still look decent. Those days are long gone. So I found this puppy at Target the other day. I love Soap and Glory products, almost as much for the packaging as anything else. So far, I'm not sure if it's any better than slathering hemorrhoid cream under your eyes. Not something I've ever done, but have been tempted to do in the past. The jury is still out...


Marilyn Brant said...

You wrote: "...since I write at the pace of a snail on Benadryl..." LOL, Maria!! I'm sorry to say that I can TOTALLY relate to that! Hang in there. I know your book will turn out wonderfully, but I also know how many hours (and hours) need to go into it. Sending you fast-writing vibes :).

Maria Geraci said...

Thanks, Marilyn!


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