Works in Progress

What I’m Working On

Today marks the one year anniversary of the adventure that has become my writing career. Six contracts signed and another six or so stories completed, so far. I’m utterly awed by what I’ve learned over the past year. I’ve come a long way from SOLDIER and can see the improvement every day. What I did out of boredom last year is now like breathing to me. Wow.

So what’s happening right now? Let’s see…

I finished THE PRICE OF PLEASURE last week. I’m going to let it marinate for a week or two before I go back and polish it off. I’ve sent it off to beta readers for comments and have already received one critique back. Great comments, so far.

I’m toying with the idea of subbing a Christmas story to a new publisher entitled TOO HOT HOLIDAY (by Morgan Sierra). Although I’ve started it, I’ve stalled myself because the publisher’s requirement of safe sex in the story. Although I have done it in the past, generally speaking, throwing in a condom is not my style. Right now, I’m wrestling with the decision of whether the issue is a deal-breaker for me. I’ll get back to you on it.

You know that I’ve sold book one of THE CRAFT OF THE WISE. Book two is actually already done. I’m holding off on subbing it because there’s something not quite right about it and I can’t put my finger on it yet. I’d rather not sub it until it’s ready than sub it half-assed and it get rejected. You know? Either way, before I sub it, I want to be further along in book three…which needs some world-building before I can move forward. It’s started though.

And then, all of a sudden, I got inspired for THE FALLEN 2. I’ve been agonizing over how to continue this story because it does need more to finish out the overall tale. Unfortunately, I’ve been stumped. Until last week that is. Now I’m on a roll.

All of these I want to finish during the month of October, because after that, it’s NaNoWriMo time, baby!! I can’t hardly wait!