From previous blogs you will see that I have finished editing my book. I was printing off two more copies of the m/s this morning when there it was – just three little words that have brought me crashing down to earth. What were they?
“Fill in later”
There they were in all their glory at the very end of Chapter 12 and before Chapter 14. A whole bloody chapter! What the hell was I going to put in there!
Now – do I just press the “delete” button and pretend they weren’t there at all. Or do I try and fill in the six year gap between Chapter 12 and Chapter 14 that represents the period 1939-1943. Can I just pretend that four years of the war didn’t exist in my fictitious town?
Chapter 14 is all about 1944 so I have covered some of the war.
Do you know – it’s a bit like going shopping and getting home and realising you have forgotten the thing you went out for.
Good job I’m not at work. Eh.