Writing Update

Continuing my new year’s resolution to update here more often, here I am!

This year, I have written a lot of fanfic and a good chunk of a new novel. I’m going to go back and revise the original story, beef it up, polish some things that my initial beta readers had issues with, and then see if it’ll appear in print or on the Academy of Bards. ;-D With any luck, PD will buy it and love it, and it’ll be the first book in a new series. I’ve been very excited about the prospect of starting a series, so… fingers crossed!

The main thing right now is deadlines. I have two deadlines bearing down on me – one in February and one in April, for original and fanfic respectively – so I’m focusing on those at the moment before I begin revising. But the novel (with a Don Quixote-related title) is beckoning to me. Not only am I seeing flashes of revised scenes, I’m picturing scenes from the second book in the series. My muse is great, but… a real bitch sometimes.

(PS. I can say bitch. It’s my blog; I’m the censor. :D)

For now, I’m just trying to cut down on checking my Amazon ranking (there’s no harm in it, as I don’t get mad or depressed if it drops, but it’s kind of obsessive).

I just finished “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman. My second reading, and I enjoyed it far more this time than the time before. Really epic novel, by far my favorite work of his. Including Sandman. Never got into Sandman, to be honest.

Stay tuned for more news as it develops!