jonasgoat

The Novel

I’m writing a novel.

I have been doing this for the last seven years or so, I can’t remember exactly when I had the idea for it, but I did, and now I can’t write anything else until this one gets out of my head. Which is a shame because I’ve got three other novels waiting to be written, and each of them to my mind is better, more interesting, than the one that sits like a pregnant cuckoo in my imagination.

So occasionally I’ll post up some excerpts from the novel here. A to prove to the naysayers that I am actually doing some writing on this trip and B to force myself to keep writing the bastard, until that first draft is out there and then I can relax and let someone else edit it. Before trying to write the next one.

Ps. I have done this before (written novels), except I was younger and feistier, and had no idea how all-consuming writing novels actually is. So I stopped and went drinking for the next twelve years or so.

But like Fast Eddie says “I’M BACK!”

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  1. When can we expect the first draft? Have you set yourself deadlines? Sxx

  2. check out NaNoWriMo in November.

    • tried to do nanowrimo, the last couple of years, and always failed miserably, this year though. Who knows? Will have plenty of time on my hands so is probably a goer…

  3. Fella, got a new email address. Also, my novel is a 94K, looking to get finished in the next three months. Would be cool to hear from you. Take care. D.

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