Monthly Archives December 2015

Secrets of Sgådnor

Well, it’s official: My manuscript for this story is done, my query is done, and my synopsis is a giant pile of poo. But it’s getting there. 🙂

A HUGE thanks to my critique partners of course, because without them Sgådnor wouldn’t be even close to ready. Time to keep my fingers crossed, change out the banner above for some new inspiration, and start digging into the next book.

So now… onto my next endeavor.

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The Mysteries of Life

Alright, I just have to give a shout out to this guy: Chuck Wendig.
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2012/05/08/25-things-writers-should-know-about-creating-mystery/

My current manuscript is in the final final stages of fix, edit, cover the holes, etc before I try and shoot this baby across to an agent. It’s been through a beta read, critique partners, and (hopefully) it’s about polished out.

One item of feedback I’ve received is there’s far too much mystery surrounding this story. The reader is frustrated that he hasn’t figured it all out (plot, character motivations, etc) at around the 100 page mark. To be honest, that’s the point, isn’t it?

But, like all first-time novelists, I started to second-guess myself...

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