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Area 54

This idea for this novel got started from a five hundred word short story that I wrote a few years ago.

A Quick Follow Up
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Short Story Deadlines For Writers
Prompt: Area 52 / Word Limit: 500

Roughly a year later, with the help of Deadlines For Writers 52 Scenes in 52 Weeks I completed a first draft. I threw a lot of things at the wall, and many of them stuck. At the end, I jumped immediately into a major rewrite on a compressed six month schedule. In retrospect, that was a mistake. Roughly halfway through I fell behind, and wasn’t able to catch up, so I let the story sit, until now.

Using another 52 Scenes in 52 Weeks challenge, I’m embarking on a second major rewrite. My goal is to get the story nailed down into a five act structure. To that point, this is still very much in the rough draft territory, and I’m not sweating over minor inconsistencies for this pass.

If after all of that, you’re still interested, I’ll be posting scenes as I complete them.

Chapter 01
Pandora’s Box