This week has been so difficult, mentally. I really don't want to go into details, but it's regarding what I mentioned in my last blog post. I don't even want to tread there lightly as it's been such an emotional drain. And, I'm not sure where to start as my mind is a mess right … Continue reading Moving along
TeamBeta has finished going through Eleanor, and I've received very positive comments! Yay! My beta team did an absolutely amazing job of going through Eleanor. I had no idea the amount of typos still left in the manuscript. It's quite embarrassing actually, but since I've read it so many times, I have been left blind … Continue reading Eleanor – done and dusted-ish
Taking this "relaxing" week off (after finishing up Eleanor) is just not happening. I'm feeling a little empty not working those 14-18 hour days. So, I've been considering starting a new project, but I know I should stay Eleanor-focused. It will need more work, I know that. It's just this bloody break. What should I … Continue reading Limbo and finding comp titles
Oh my god! Eleanor is DONE!!! I can't believe it. 412 pages edited in 4 weeks! Boo yah! Maybe I should have posted a picture of a 'The End'? Meh. Hang on... There we go 😛 It's quite surreal. I never truly thought this day would come. I'm so used to self-sabotage that I … Continue reading Eleanor – You’re done!
These last two weeks have been so stressful. See, I have a terrible habit of setting myself impossible deadlines. I said to myself, "Self," I said, "You can edit 400 pages in 4 weeks, easily!" And hey, I probably could have reached my weekly deadlines, if it weren't for things getting in the way, such … Continue reading Eleanor update – end sort of still in sight
I am a quarter way through my final round of edits. And this time, I mean final! Eleanor has come such a long way in only 6 months. From a small seedling, an idea of a female surgeon in 19thC London (originally titled, A Victorian Surgeon), to novella (after reaching 50,000 words during National Novel Writing … Continue reading Eleanor update – end in sight
Eleanor is now in the hands of its first reader, and I must say, I am beyond scared has just gone through its first reader, and I am both excited and anxious to go over their notes! (Now entering deciphering mode) I now have a lot of ideas on how to change up the story a … Continue reading Eleanor update – alphas, betas, publishers