revisions

year_of_miracles

I’m sure you’ll all be surprised to hear I didn’t manage 5K a day for the entirety of January. I did about 70K, which is quite good, if not my Best Month Ever. ROSES IN AMBER has gone through copy edits and I’ll be putting those in on Friday (tomorrow is a rest day) and […]

Atlantis Fallen
Book 1 of the Heartstrike Chronicles
A city hidden for five thousand years.
A man so ancient his early history is lost to time.
A woman who has nothing to lose...

So it turns out that in a lot of ways the ATLANTIS FALLEN revisions instigated by my cover artist weren’t as overwhelming as I thought they would be. I revised two chapters completely, retaining necessary information but basically presenting it almost entirely differently, and a third chapter…almost that significantly. Not quite. But almost. Another 5-7 […]

ww_lucy

I did something very unusual this weekend, which was send a book out to beta readers. Normally I…don’t do that. Broadly speaking I feel writing a book is largely a closed loop between myself and my editor: she’s the source of feedback that I need, and I generally find adding more people in to that […]

Atlantis Fallen
Book 1 of the Heartstrike Chronicles
A city hidden for five thousand years.
A man so ancient his early history is lost to time.
A woman who has nothing to lose...

Oh my *god* the ATLANTIS FALLEN manuscript ended up a mess. I found an entire chapter and a half that hadn’t been in the version I was working from, and a scene that had been referenced but wasn’t in the version I was working from so I had to go find it and @.@. Fortunately […]

Atlantis Fallen
Book 1 of the Heartstrike Chronicles
A city hidden for five thousand years.
A man so ancient his early history is lost to time.
A woman who has nothing to lose...

So I’ve been confused about this manuscript I’m working on, because it appears to be missing Vital Story Bits that I quite liked. I thought I’d perhaps somehow edited them out, for reasons I couldn’t understand, at a time I couldn’t remember, but, y’know, they weren’t there so I had to have done something with […]