Episode #19 – When Am I’m Finished?

On this, the fourth Thursday of the month, we answer your writing questions.

Today’s question comes from Phyllis Pociopa, “How do I know when I’m finished?” Good question, but not an easy one to answer. Let’s see what we can figure out.

When I wrote my book, Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a TimeI finally had to set a launch party date and send out invitations. Pretty drastic, but it worked.

How do you declare a piece capital F finished? What is your process to get to that point?

Tell us about it in the comments section below. 

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Remember always: The only way to do this wrong is to not do it at all!

Until next time, happy writing!

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Etya Krichmar
1 year ago

I agree with your professor, Patricia. Same here. I hope my book is finished once I get the manuscript from my editor for the last review and once I made some additional changes. It took me over ten years to write it. It is now time to let go.

Raffaela Marie Rizzo Fenn
Raffaela Marie Rizzo Fenn
1 year ago

Patricia, i followed your advice. i set a launch party and finally let it go to print. i till think that’s the best way to go.

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