Good grief, how is it almost the end of summer already? I realized yesterday that we’re nearly to August. What the heck happened? I couldn’t believe it when I saw how long it had been since I put anything up. Clearly, I need to do better about that!
Unforunately, I don’t have that much new to report. I’m still plugging away at the same projects, although I can say that progres is being made! I’ve gotten a good bit done on re-editing Troy’s Surrender, my little cowboy novella that was published back in the day with Amber Quill. It was my second book, and I think I mentioned that I decided to give it a complete overhaul. I’ve added around 5,000 words so far, done a lot of editing, and plan to add even more content. I’m doing the same with Dragon Herder (it was going to be two short books, and I’m combining into one). I’m also thinking about doing a similar thing with The Brass Box, my very first published work, that was with the now-defunct Samhain Publishing.
All these rewrites knocked the schedule for the new stuff a little off-kilter. But I know what everyone wants to hear about is the next Dragon Treasure story. 🙂 I hit 40,000 words earlier this week, which puts me roughly two-thirds of the way done. I’ve also been doing quite a bit of editing along the way, so it’s going to hopefully be in pretty good shape by the time I hit “The End.” I’ve gotten some more characters nailed down, and I have a solid direction and storyline for the rest of the series — I’ve been getting some words in on both Raven and Seamus’ stories as I’ve gone. Yes, Seamus is definitely getting his own book. I debated about that, but it looks like there’s going to be more story to tell 🙂 A new character also appeared in Raven’s book, who may or may not get his own book, as well. We’ll see on that, he’s a mysterious one!
I hope you’ve all had a glorious summer!
Best Wishes to all,