Friday, 27 June 2014

Book 2 Update

Hiya everyone time for an update.

I have finally managed to crack on with the sequel to The Awakening.

I seemed to get stuck on 50955 words and didn't seem to have the time or motivation.

We are in the process of selling our house so spent 4-5 weeks house hunting. This combined with my day job and two children meant not much writing got done. However I have managed to get loads done in the last 2 weeks and typed the end on Wednesday.

The finished draft is 67000 words and I'm really happy with it.  I have gone through the draft once and removed obvious errors and separated it into chapters using natural breaks.  I think a couple of the chapters maybe too long so I might need to jiggle this a bit.

The draft has been sent to 4 beta readers who will let me know what they think. I'm hoping they will like the new characters,storyline and most importantly the end which I love.

Once I have received their feedback I will make any changes required and it will then need proofreading and a new book cover made.

I am going to have July off and hope to have all the replies back in August. It will depend when my house sale goes through as to when I'll be able to make the changes as we expect this to be in August but have no date yet.

I feel so happy to have finished it as it had been at the back of my mind for weeks.

Take care everyone and have a fab weekend.  I'm going to wait with baited breath for the replies. Eek! hope they like it.

Emma xxx