Jeremiah Bourne in Time

By Nigel Planer

The first book in a new time-travel fantasy trilogy by the comedy legend, Nigel Planer.

Sunday, 17 July 2022

Let the rewrites begin...

Hello Pledgers,

“The only kind of writing is rewriting” said Ernest Hemingway.  Not sure I agree that it’s the only kind there is, but I suppose he was just being emphatic. 

Tomorrow is the day I start the rewrites on Jeremiah Bourne in Time.  Hurrah.  I delivered the manuscript a few weeks ago and was assigned an editor, who’s now finished her notes.  I’m looking forward to getting back to the world of Jeremiah Bourne.  It’s a long old process getting a book out – but hopefully I won’t take as long on the rewrites as Flaubert did – it was twenty-five years between the first and the second draft of Madame Bovary.

Will keep you posted….

Thanks again for getting us past the 100% mark. 

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Peter Wood
 Peter Wood says:

Hope all goes well with the rewrites. Please don't take 25 years as I'll almost certainly be dead by then! :-D

posted 18th July 2022

Mark Vent
 Mark Vent says:

as long as you get them in in under 24 years you've proven yourself a better writer than Flaubert ;)

posted 18th July 2022

Alicia Seifrid
 Alicia Seifrid says:

I always get excited when I see these updates because it reminds me of what I'm waiting for - which is worth waiting for as long as necessary! I hope the rewrites go well.

posted 18th July 2022

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