Happy Mid-week Day! I’m actually writing this post a little early. Tuesday morning to be precise. Which is weird because lately I’ve been fighting to get it done Tuesday night before I head off to bed, or Wednesday morning before I head out for work.
So, what’s everyone up to? If you missed it Monday, fellow WIPpeteer and all-around awesome teller of tales, Kate Sparkes shared the cover for her soon-to-be-released fantasy novel Bound. I’m so excited for her. Debut novel and all so much tooting of horns, throwing of confetti, and popping of champagne corks. Even the monkeys are celebrating (though they did wonder why they weren’t included in the book). The cover is absolutely luscious and what’s inside is a delight. If you haven’t already added it to your TBR list…why?
As for me, I finished my round of edits/corrections/changes/etc. on Bound in Shadow ~ The Coinblade Chronicles and sent it off to my lovely Betas on…Friday? Yes. Friday, I think. My how the days all blur together. Anyhow, if you were on the list and didn’t get it, check your mail or let me know and I’ll resend. If you weren’t on the list and feel the desire to shred something, let me know. It’s rather weird to not be spending my writing time with Driev. I miss him.
I also put the first chapter of First of Her Kind on Wattpad which means it is a free read for anyone who is interested. Subsequent chapters will, of course, follow. I was planning on a chapter a week but that seems a bit draggy to me. So I think I’ll do two chapters a week going forward. One on Fridays and one on Mondays.
Along with that, I’m going to start a new, hopefully regular Friday post: Fictional Fridays. The idea is still germinating, but I’m thinking I’ll share what I’m currently reading, showcase any new releases, post reviews, talk about reading…things like that. If you have an upcoming release and want it to be listed, please let me know by sending me an e-mail at kathils01 (at) gmail (dot) com If you put it in the comments I’m bound to lose track of it.
Okay, that’s enough rambling. Time for the main event. For today’s WIPpet, more from Edge of Darkness–which has me standing on the edge and thinking about going over! I’ve scenes, notes, ideas, a beginning, and ending…I’m just having a helluva time pulling this one together. *head, desk, head, desk, head, desk* I went to Chapter Four, page 6, but that’s too spoilery. I’d go to Chapter Six but I deleted it yesterday. Sooooo….I went to Chapter Four and I’m giving you 6 obscure sentences with no context. So there. I think beginning next week I may have to take my WIPpets from somewhere else entirely. Not that I have any new projects going because EoD really needs to be my main focus, but it’s not like I don’t have zillions of words of other things written. Anyhow, here you have it, today’s WIPpet:
A startled yelp echoed across the library. It took a moment for Ciara to realize it had come from her. She blinked at Thadeus through the ball of dark cloud drifting just above her upraised palm, too amazed to do much else.
“Well done, child. Well done.”
Andrakaos’s growl rumbled through the room like distant thunder.
And now, since this has been so edgy, I leave you with some mood music–my latest pin on the Darkness and Light Board. Usually I’m listening to soundtracks and instrumentals while writing the Darkness & Light series. But driving home the other day this song came on the radio and immediately I thought of Bolin. Maybe because I’d written some scenes on my work break that it resonated with. Whatever the case…Creed and One Last Breath…
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