Back to Scratch

Finished talking to Robin. The proposal I sent won’t do — while it’s a solid proposal, she pointed out places where it was too romance-y and not sufficiently suspense-y or weird. Not enough me, in her words. She liked Brig Hafferty (from MIDNIGHT RAIN) coming back, and she liked my beleaguered EMT/paramedic main character, and… Continue reading Back to Scratch

Manuscript Crawl

I’m working on the intro pages for the Onyx proposal right now. First scene was easy, involving as it did betrayal, murder, explosions, and sharks. If it starts with a boat and ends with a boom, my writing flows like water. Second scene, however, intros two of the three main characters and one critical minor… Continue reading Manuscript Crawl

Proposal, and Proposal

Last spell-check and correction completed, proposal on its way to Robin, and I’m starting a second one now, in case Claire doesn’t like the first one. Got the idea for this next one while looking at a fogged-over bathroom mirror.

Still Working

I’ve added over two thousand words to this thing today. And I thought I was just going to be polishing. It’s over 6000 words now. But it’s better. And I came up with a kick-ass new ending just this second that finishes the thing with a great twist. Hope Robin and Claire love it as… Continue reading Still Working

Onyx Proposal Progresses

Am coming up with some good plot twists and nice villains and red-herring villains for the proposal. The headaches aren’t helping with the workload, and I’m stressed about getting this done and in on time (which doesn’t help with the headaches), but I am making progress.