I'm poised to send off the new PDF copy of Destiny of the Wolf to reviewers, but I need to work on final edits on Betrayal of the Wolf, now Temptation of the Wolf, for the fall release. Which shoves back working on the new book, Plight of the Wolf. Although, I'm itching to get back to work on it.
And I have edits for another book, that shall not be named. And I'm going over Huntress for Hire before I send it in for the requested full.
And, before I forget as the deadline is looming nearer, I posted my next line in the First Line Contest. I had grown lax because we had 2 weeks between postings last time...we only have 5 days this time. :) Good way to be instantly cut from the line up--forget to post on time!!!
So after catching up with emails, printing out the next 50 pages of Temptation of the Wolf, and grabbing a cup of hot green tea and half a bagel (I became addicted to them when I was stationed in New Jersey), I'm off to edit one more time. Some authors get sick of edits, but I love them. It gives me another chance to say what I want to say right. :) Catch any dumb mistakes. And fall in love with my characters all over again.
Ever take a long break from the story? After you've turned it in, your editor buys it, and you've worked on several more projects by then? I'm always amazed at what I'd come up with. This isn't half bad! In fact, I love it!
Believe me, while I'm writing it, I'm not feeling that way. I'm thinking, what's wrong with this? How can I make it better? Why did such and such do this? Who's the real villain? How in the world am I going to conclude this thing? :) And give my fans a satisfying ending. :)
But somehow through all the revisions, all the rewrites, all the edits, the story falls into place. And voila! It's done, and I'm back to edits again.
Major? No, just minor stuff. No problem. Can do. :)
I have a REALLY short deadline on this, so I'm off to work on this before I have to go to work. And fall in love again. :)