Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

working on Summer Rain

I am working on Summer Rain as much as I can right now. Actually that’s not true, but I am working on it several hours a day. I find that after 4 or 5 hours of it, I can’t go on any more, unless I’m really on a run with it. I was hoping to finish a draft before I moved, but it doesn’t look like that will happen now. But it’s still going good.

I am thinking of recording a “leaving here”/”on the road” MiniDisc with a bunch of songs appropriate for leaving one town and going to another. You’d be surprised – it’s like the second-most popular song topic behind the sappy “[s]he left me, boo hoo” sort of thing.

My sleep schedule is so bent out of shape – I’ve been staying up till 5, and I need to be waking up by 5 or 6 next week. I need to get out of here and go to bed.