So the first two books of the Brookline series are done! Well, by done I mean rewritten and edited. They still need to be formatted for print and ebook and released, but I'm leaving that until the end of this process. Up next ... rewriting and editing the third book, which is their freshman year … Continue reading Anywhere But Here and The Long Way Home Are Done (Sort of)
Thought it was time for a check in. Anywhere But Here is done, and I'm 12/13 chapters in re-writing The Long Way Home. Why so few? Hellacious writer's block. I had an entire section to take out and rewrite, and it was a lot of plotting and planning to come up with something that worked … Continue reading Progress report on the Brookline University series
So I have finished the re-write on Anywhere But Here (I'm keeping the title) and I'm about 12 chapters in on The Long Way Home (also keeping the title). I'm finding TLWH will have more changes. It was a shorter book (by about 20K!), so I have a lot more to work with in terms … Continue reading When research attacks
It's not! That's not entirely true. I have put in a lot of research (so. much. research) and planning hours, but no writing hours yet. I'm the type of writer that needs to sort things out before I can dive in - I need the plan outlined first. So right now it's nailing down backstory, … Continue reading So … how goes that rewrite?
I began writing the Brookline University series in 1998, completed the four books in 2005, and began publishing the series in 2008. The series roots go back much further - I created Joy Morrison in 1989 and gave her a twin in 1990. Since completing the four book series I've also written and published two … Continue reading The future of the Brookline University series