Friday, October 1, 2010

Why This Post is Late

The normal Friday post is late.  Hmm. I appear to be developing some bad habits. But I do have a good excuse.

Drumroll....

I finished editing my murder mystery. Yay! Well, not completely finished. I'm still working on the read-aloud.  When I finish a novel, I read the entire thing aloud to myself. It helps me find all those pesky typos. It's not much fun though. But as I tell my kids, nothing worth doing is ever easy.  Anyway I should finish the read-aloud today.

Yesterday I emailed a MM queries to a couple of agents who requested that I query them. Now comes the wait, which is the worst part of being a writer. But the good thing about that is I get to start dreaming/planning/plotting whatever it is that I'm going to write next. Time for the happy dance.

Besides finishing my own book, I'm beta reading a novel for a friend. It's young adult horror. I've never read horror before--it's delightfully creepy and paranormal spooky. I wish I could share with it. But I can't. Sorry.

Have a great weekend.

6 comments:

  1. Hooray!! I hope I can read one of your books soon :)

    Janine

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  2. Good feeling to be done! Congrats!

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  3. Woohoo!! Happy dance!!

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  4. Now you are tempting us with wanting to read more than one book. How long will we have to wait girl?
    Odie

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  5. Congrats! You've earned it. Two novel edits in one summer: Awesome!

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  6. Congrats on finishing the edits!

    All the best with picking a new project.

    :-)

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