I hope you are absolutely loving Velocity Weapon!! I absorbed that series last year and wish there was more of it!

In answer to your question about getting unstuck: I am a mix of pantser and plotter--if something isn’t working I tend to first take a break as you say you do, but to get back in I’ll zoom over to a part in the plot that’s compelling and write that bit. Some brilliant writer called it taking your helicopter to another part, and I use that liberally to get me back in character and inspired about the story.

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Ooo! What is an “altered book”?

Currently half-way through Samuel R. Delaney’s “Nova”. This is my second Delaney novel, after “Trouble On Triton”. His literary take on sf makes for quite interesting reading.

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