Idle Rambling About The State Of The First Draft Of The Novel I’m Writing As Of March 13th

By Shelton Bumgarner
@bumgarls

Just some random, brief words as of right now.

— The novel, even though it’s just a first draft, continues to grow, change and get a lot better.

— While I thought this novel was going to be a Girl With for educated Hispanics, it’s now much more likely to be a guilty pleasure for the women who read The New Yorker.

— Though I have no idea what I’m doing, having spent a lot of time on development definitely has made what I’m working on right now a lot better. So, again, anyone who thought they could needle me into writing by refusing to validate my wish to do it my way can fuck off. I don’t want you in my life again, ever.

— A lot will depend on how much work I’m willing to put into this. Things are moving along, yes, but I have a huge amount of work ahead of me.

— A lot could go wrong. A whole lot. There are many, many different ways someone could steal a march on me going forward. But as I keep saying, this is more about me simply wanting to write a great story than it is me thinking I can write some sort of “break out” first novel.

Author: Shelton Bumgarner

I am the Editor & Publisher of The Trumplandia Report

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