This week I have been focusing on research for Wings of Malice, and looking at angels in particular; what they are, religious interpretations, their hierarchy, and so on. And, in my readings I've come to realise there is more research to be done for my series. At least to refine my story, plot, and the … Continue reading Wings of Malice – research
Okay, it's been a little gruelling but I got through my manuscript (well, most of it), and each of my books in Wings of Malice is now off to a good start. As it stands: Book One: 40,048 words Book Two: 36,525 words Book Three: 21,094 words But, there is still a lot to do. … Continue reading Wings of Malice – it begins!
As you may recall, I decided to turn my 86,000+ word fantasy novel-in-progress, Wings of Malice, into a series instead. Why? Because I thought I should give myself more work for some reason. Honestly, I think this is the best thing for my novel. While I prefer standalone novels, I think a fantasy works better … Continue reading Wings of Malice – update
First off, I know you've all been excited about my giveaway. If you've been following my facebook page, you would have seen my teaser posts. Each teaser post reveals a clue about an item in the giveaway book bundle. Teaser #4 has been the most popular so far. https://www.facebook.com/officialcadenceauthor/photos/a.880748958687613.1073741828.878709085558267/1470080199754483/?type=3&theater Quite a few of you managed … Continue reading What’s been happening?
As you know, Eleanor was recently sent off to the editor, to get all prettied and vamped up, but now my beloved debut novel is back in my hands, hooray! So, right now I'm going through all the mark ups and comments, and the report to see where change is needed to be made in … Continue reading Eleanor is back from the editor!
Yes, you read right. Wings of Malice will now be a series. Let's first be clear... I'm referring to 'series' in the literary world, not televisual. But, possibly in the future that could still happen. Whom knows? Originally, I had intended to write a standalone fantasy novel, with the possibility of creating two or three … Continue reading Wings of Malice series
I know I gave you guys an update last week, but it feels like it has been months. Maybe it's because I just keep forgetting to tell you about all the awesome stuff that's been happening. Such as... historical fiction writer, Fiona Mountain, is now following me on Twitter!!! If you remember, I recently mentioned … Continue reading Comps, cover letters, editors, agents