Henna paused in her shuffling. “What’s changed?”
“I can’t put my finger on it. It’s hard to explain,” he nodded at her, “and you know my situation better than most.”
“Ever since my,” Wynn shifted in his chair and looked wary, “transmogrification, I’ve had these moments I can sense my brother. Especially when he feels things deeply.”
Above is my reply to a tag wherein you go to the seventh page in your manuscript, finger down seven lines, and then copy-paste the next seven lines. C.S. Moore is my tagger, whose new book Scars of the Earth has recently come out so go check that ASAP if you can. She’s getting some great reviews.
And then below are the answers to a blog hop from Sleepy Joe wherein you answer ten questions about what you have either already published, or are trying to publish, are currently working on, etc. Thanks to her and all those who have encouraged me along the way.
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It had a rambling, bumbling start here, though I had a general idea what direction it was trundling in.
Fantasy, specifically Urban/contemporary
I don’t know the names of enough current actors to really peg this one. I’d have to troll Google images for longer than I want to find the right pictures.
A retired assassin is forced back into deadly games of the Underground when she finds out the person she loves most will be martyred in less than 48 hours.
I’m going to try finding an agency for awhile. If I’m still down on my luck in a couple years (which might tell me a lot about needing to change my writing/story), I’ll look more seriously into the self-publishing route.
The first draft? Four months. But then it took me eight months to get the manuscript closer to where I want.
Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire Series; Kresley Cole’s Immortals After Dark Series (though without the intense intercourse scenes, and honestly I don’t know if this helps or hurts the marketability of my stuff); M.L.N Hanover’s Black Sun’s Daughter Series
Sariah lit the initial fire under my ass, but many people kept me going along the way including Saralyn, Kins, Megan, Alison, and I could go on.
While this first book focuses primarily on angels and demons, the next ones will have a wider variety of characters including djinn, faeries, mermaids, and you’ll have to keep reading to find out what other creatures slither out of the woodwork.
Any thoughts sparked? Questions answered? And do you have a novel you're working on or trying to get published? Post your own version of the tag and hop, then link up in the comments so others can get a sneak peek at your stuff too.