As I now have discovered, my ambitions for completing “Of Sirens & Muses” inside two years was jumping the gun. I was moving too quick, and have since February slowed down my reading/re-writing, and come to see the need for some structural changes.
The language changes — sentence by sentence reading for sense — was a given, and that continues, with good results. “This is the fun part,” I’ve always told myself. Now I see why: to make the language sing.