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Be a part of the journey to achieve my late Grandfather’s literary dreams and legacy, as well as my own publishing dreams. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on July 19, 2012.

Be a part of the journey to achieve my late Grandfather’s literary dreams and legacy, as well as my own publishing dreams.

New York, NY Fiction
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October Update

Hi Kickstarters,

I want to thank you all again for allowing me the extra time I need to write To Breathe Free. Now that we’re two weeks into October, I realize that if I had to publish by the end of the month, I would not have been able to complete this novel in the way I wanted.

Since I like to keep all of you in-the-know, here are some ways I’m using, or will be using, the extra time: 

  • Adding a few new characters who give more depth to the other characters and to the story. 
  • Adding more scenes and fleshing out others I feel (along with my editor) are not adequate.
  • Sharpening dialogue. 
  • Removing scenes and characters not crucial to the story, making the novel tighter. 
  • Putting my manuscript through more rounds of editing, including copyediting and proofreading.

Though these are only five bullet points, each entail a tremendous amount of work, which I continue to tackle every day. I have not rested, and I won’t, until To Breathe Free is published, and even then I’ll be focusing on promoting the novel.

Well, time for me to get back to work. I will post again in early November. 

Thank you, 

Andrew