I like this. I would love to write this. It has some cool POV tangles, and a nice element of scary-but-not-what-you-think that becomes even scarier when you know what’s really going on. I think it will be tough to write — the balance between what the reader thinks he knows and the truth will be… Continue reading Finished and Sent Proposal
Category: Onyx Proposal
Basic Idea and Way Cool Title Down
Have the premise for the story down on screen now. Roughly three pages — the initial set-up and conflict. Have a kick-ass title that gives me goosebumps. Need to sketch out the action for the later story, and keep the whole thing to ten pages. This wants to run, so that may be tough.
Yesterday on TALYN Copyedit; Today on Proposal
Got all the way to page 569 on the copyedit yesterday. The DONE pile is now much larger than the PENDING pile, which is a nice state of affairs. Will work on the copyedit more later today. For now, I’m starting a new proposal. Had an idea to meld the good ideas I had from… Continue reading Yesterday on TALYN Copyedit; Today on Proposal
Wreck of a Fine Idea
Finished the proposal yesterday, and realized that it was a book I would hate to write. I loved the concept, but the execution made me want to hit my head on hard things. So I sent my agent a note letting her know the proposal wouldn’t be coming after all because it reeked. Back to… Continue reading Wreck of a Fine Idea
Decent count on the suspense/romance. Mostly suspense at this point. And I like what I got. Time to go rest for a while. It’s been a long day.