Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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A novel is something that has to be endured by the writer. Anybody who can’t go back for the fourteenth and fifteenth revision with freshness and enthusiasm ought to get out of the business.

James M. Cain

Written by nevalalee

December 19, 2011 at 8:00 am

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  1. how many revisions has Icon Thief gone through?

    darcy

    December 19, 2011 at 8:14 am

  2. According to my Word file, eighteen!

    nevalalee

    December 19, 2011 at 11:06 am


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