What I want for Xmas

I thought I’d post a brief catch-up and hopefully later get around to writing a more substantial post. Here is what I’ve been up to since you last heard from me. I have a new full-time job along with a possible agent who is interested in seeing a second draft of …

My kitchen sink

There is an agent interested. We met for coffee last week to talk about improvements to the book. I must strive to be sleeker and less kitchen-sinkish, she says. Apparently that’s a technical term and a common one that plagues first time novelists.  Structure is also a problem. No surprise …

Treating myself

Monday night I finished slapping together my manuscript and sent it off to all interested parties (hurrah). I still don’t have an ending, but plenty of time to work on it over the next few weeks. It will keep my mind off the wait, and hopefully off the zombies. I was so …