Well, I lost a week to the computer failure. I had planned for hard drive failure and program failure. What I hadn’t expected was the operating system to fail!! But, all’s well that ends well! I’m thankful I had a new system to transfer everything to! The delay, however, has lost me more than just time. It can take awhile to shift my brain from analytical mode—dealing with computers—back to creative mode—writing a story. Then there is the demise of the Review and Herald Publishing Association. How that will affect the Dahveed series is yet to be seen. Please keep the entire situation in your prayers. Terri.
Well, life is never dull! My computer failed nearly completely after a routine re-start. I have no idea what happened. The only thing I could get to work was the file system—Thank the Lord!! That meant I could pull off all my data files so nothing was lost. Also—thank the Lord—we had a new computer for other purposes in the house, and that is what I am using now. Until a new system is setup, work on Dahveed 5 is at a standstill. I am not certain what will happen or when. I was unable to access this website for three days due to changes in the computer . . . So, keep praying everyone! The book will get done. I do want to say, however, that I am on the last lap for Dahveed 5. I am very happy with the way the story has come together, and...
Well, the solution to the other half of the problem just came to mind, so, I’m back to writing. I’ll post when I’m done! Keep praying! Terri
First of all, thanks so much to everyone who has posted and communicated to me their encouragement and prayers. They are greatly appreciated! I believe half of the problem holding me back is taken care of. The answer to it slipped into my mind this morning, for which I thank the Lord! So, while I work that half solution into the story, I’ll be waiting for the solution to the other half . . .
Well, the good news is, the story keeps getting better. The bad news is, what with the bug that came for Christmas and tearing the story line apart for the 4th time, I have no idea when Dahveed 5 will be ready for publication! All I can say is that I will get it out as soon as I can. Thanks so much for your patience, encouragement, and prayers. Terri
Well, the last half of the book is fine. But the first half still isn’t! So, I’ve more work to do. Over 141,000 words have been cut so far, and the story is MUCH better. I think once I get this last story line fixed, Dahveed 5 will be ready for final editing and publication! Thanks for your patience and prayers. They matter. Terri.
My apologies to everyone, but Dahveed 5 will not be out for Christmas. I still have two more story lines to re-edit, and then the ms must go to advance readers and final editor. The process has taken much longer than I anticipated, but I do feel the book will be much better because of it. I will get the book out in e-format and print as soon as I possibly can. I’m hoping the holidays won’t interfere too much . . . Thank you all for your patience and continued prayers. Terri.