On April 11th, I had a very similar title, and in the last six months, I've edited the first books of the Saintsverse in their entirety. In fact, I just finished edits on Saints 2 about fifteen minutes ago. The ending underwent some major changes, and I'm much more pleased with where it's at now. … Continue reading Updates on Saints 2 edits, Pen boys, and the difficult act of letting go
Remember earlier this month when I was like HERE HAVE SOME TITLES? lollllllll I'm not even sure The One Who Sees is the right title for Saints 2, but this is about where I am right now with this novel. I started working on edits for it, and then I was just having this bleh moment… Continue reading Saints 2 & THE WOLF KING updates
Like, really well and truly done. For the past few weeks, I've steadily been working on third draft edits for the first Saints novel, officially titled KING OF SAINTS. oh my gosh, wait Have I said that on here yet? I don't think so! Good golly, this is exciting! Recently, on a drive up to… Continue reading KING OF SAINTS is done!
It's been a little over three months since I started the adventure that is Saints at sea, and it's done. It's wrapped up at 102k words, 28 chapters, and one helluva cliffhanger. It's not quite the cliffhanger that the end of the first Saints is (because damn, I'm sorry), but it drops a neat little bomb… Continue reading Saints at sea is done!
I'm published! It's real. It's really real. Like, I'm not fibbing at all. It's real. I'm a published author. (I'm pinching myself.) Is this real? I'M PUBLISHED Okay, let's backup a little. On April 30th, I received an email with the subject line "Quick Question About Your Writing". I sometimes get emails from people who have… Continue reading A Boy and the Ocean
Because I don't. Like, honestly, truly, what is going on? Let's go back in time a little. I know I haven't been blogging about my writing a lot. There have been other things----the weight loss blog, the tea blog (finally!), the wrap-up for June reads, but none of those things are writing things. Back in… Continue reading Does anyone know what I’m doing?
Nearly two weeks ago, my last post talked about accidental novels. I'd introduced these three new characters in Saints at sea, and I had all these grand ideas about a prequel novel for their adventures before we get to Saints at sea. It was exciting, and I was plugging away at Saints at sea, putting… Continue reading Writing is not always glamorous