State of the Herd Dynasty

State of the Herd Dynasty

It's been awhile since I've sat down and told you about my writing journey. In the months since I last updated you, I finished a complete revision of The Faithful and, at the end of that journey, added twenty thousand words to the manuscript. I also cut six thousand from the opening of the novel to really up the punch. It's definitely changed how certain characters interact with each other, as well as build relationships that my betas didn't quite buy.

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Dropping a Little Magic

Dropping a Little Magic

I can hardly believe it, but last week I finished The Magician. As for my monthly goals, I didn't quite hit 60k, but I tend to expand with revision, then aggressively cull. The Faithful, for instance, started at 67k, dropped to 54k, and, over the last several revisions, worked its way up to 85k. At one point, the novel was split into two but that's a different story. One that I'm pretty sure I've gone into in the past. If not, just let me know and I'll regale you with a tale.

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