Tuesday, January 3, 2017
2017: Let's Begin Again
This year will see me job hunting, and not for a writing job. I want something that means I earn a living wage, and I'm not of a mind to write to order for someone else. I'd like to go back to lab work, but I'm older, I've been out of formal work for nearly fifteen years, and I have kids to think about. This could take a while...
But in the meantime, I made one promise last year that I have to keep. I have to release Keir's Shadow: Book Three of Redemption. It's written in ink, both real and digital, at the back of book two, so I have to stick to it. Right now, the book is a huge, huge mess in need of major work, but I've set myself a tentative deadline of May/June to have it to my editor so she has six months to tear it apart and make me fix it better. I have both good and bad feelings about this. :P
Aside from that, I'm making no promises. Nuh uh, not one. I have several WIPs that have edits waiting on them that I could work on, but I'm no longer focusing on writing. I need a living wage and I'm off to find it. I'm sorry if anyone was hoping for more books from me. There just isn't enough of a market for my books apparently, and aside from throwing a spacefreighter full of money at promotion (which I don't have) I don't know any other way to turn it around. But I won't be quitting completely.
In the meantime, here's to a better year across the world (and to Guardians of the Galaxy 2 in May, woo hoo!).
Love and luck...
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