It’s the end of the month and time for another segment of my monthly Wrap Up. This is where I open up about running my business [yes, writing is a business] and let you have a sneak peak into the dirty details of a Romance author’s career. I’m covering which projects I’m working on, any set backs or opportunities that come my way, the truth about submissions, and more.
MY MAIN PROJECT: WRITING CATEGORY ROMANCE
The Revise and Resubmit for my full-length romantic suspense is officially finished and turned into my editor. The revisions weren’t as bad as I’d originally believed, but I did have to rewrite one chapter completely. The main changes were to keep my heroine’s emotions consistent when it came to the hero and a few technical details with my setting layout.
I’ve also spent the last few weeks getting my free story, Outrigger, ready for my newsletter subscribers. I laid out my plans to switch the book from first person to third person and convert the style into showing instead of telling, but a whole lot more than that changed. Some plot, some character names, and a whole lot of unnecessary words were cut. It’s amazing how much you learn in just two years. Now, the book is off to my critique partner for review before I upload it for subscribers. [Read more…]