Week of 20 March to 26 March
I finished Noble Child this week. It clocks in at just a smidgeon over ten thousand words, putting it right in line with an average Blood Magic episode. At some points during the drafting, I thought that it might come in shorter, but it ended up closing out nicely. The sections are a little shorter, so this will probably seem like a fast read, but I’m hoping that helps to balance out the fact that this is a little bit of a slower episode in some respects. You can read all about that in the release post for Noble Child, which will be live on April 30th.
After I finished Noble Child, I jumped right into drafting Blood and Dragons, Part One, which will be May’s Blood Magic episode. I’m already a good five thousand words into this story, and I’m having a lot of fun writing it. The groundwork of this story has been built up since Here There Be Dragons?, and it’s really gratifying to be able to start pulling all of these disparate threads together. Season three sort of has two climaxes, and this is one of them, so it’s good that I’m already excited about it.
It was a busy week for me outside of writing, so I don’t have a lot of progress on anything else to report. Verdon’s Tragedy sat largely untouched, but hopefully there will be more movement next week. Speaking of next week, the Tuesday blog post will be about invention, and Thursday’s book review is for Reaper, part of Will Wight’s Cradle series. Plus, March ends next week, which means that we get a new Blood Magic episode! The third episode of season three, Making Change, will go live on Thursday.
I think that’s all for now. Lots to look forward to next week, so be sure to come back often to check out the site. I’ll be back next week with another writing update.