oracne - Victoria Janssen (oracne) wrote,
oracne - Victoria Janssen

slice and dice

I started poking at the island scene in The Duke & The Pirate Queen last night, to see how I might alter it to make it the much cooler Island of Lotus Eaters.

And I poked and poked.

And it's not going to work to just poke.

So, I slept on the knowledge that to make this set piece what I want it to be, I have to cut the whole section and rewrite it from scratch. After an obligatory short period of mourning, I shall begin that process. I'll probably wait until Saturday morning to start. I need a long stretch of time, and it will help a lot if my brain is fresh rather than fresh off a long day at the day job.

So until then, I will poke at the few smaller revisions that are left, and ponder how I'm going to construct my new scene.
Tags: the duke, writing process
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