Staci’s writing links of the week

Staci Troilo

Ciao, amici! Good news! I finished my WIP this week. I’m really pleased with how it turned out. I hope my editor is equally happy. Time will tell.

Speaking of time, we’re changing the clocks this weekend. And losing an hour. Ack! I don’t have enough time as it is; I can’t afford to give up sixty minutes. But no one asked my opinion, so…

Because time was on my mind this week (as I rushed to make my deadline and feared the ticking clock), I thought this quote by Henry David Thoreau was appropriate.

Not that the story need be long,
but it will take a long while to make it short.

How true is that? At least, for me it is. I can write long, no problem. Most of my novels are over 80K words, and they flowed. My WIP is around 60K, which is what the publisher…

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