When I said that I felt like Frankenstein putting together a monster in my progress blog last week, I had just finished cutting, pasting, and mending so many sections of the book that I really did feel like I was operating.
My friends tease me that I need to have a setup like Tony Stark so I can rearrange pieces on virtual monitors hanging in the air. Are we there yet? I really do need them. Please give me those in my lifetime, and the sooner the better. (grin)
Now that I’m at a point of thinking about splitting this book up and trying to uncover logical positions for that, I also have to wonder how far I want to go with the story. Do I quit at the fall of Gohaldinest like I had planned? Do I continue on until Rivic settles in what will become Lilinar? I can’t say that I’ve ever felt there was much conflict in that part of his life, certainly not enough to hold a story, but could I be wrong? He is still a novihomidrak after all — certainly there’s some conflict there. In the end, I’m toying with ideas and wondering how I can make my monster the best that he can be. Read the rest of this entry »