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Update on my novel...

Malveth
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Jan 20 2013, 1:44pm


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A lot has happened since my last post!

1. I've met my editor. We got on great! He is really invested in making "Carrot Field" a success. We agreed on most issues and got really excited outlining plans for promotion. He knows some successful fantasy authors and we're hoping to get a few nice "blurbs" for promotion.

2. His revision notes were, for the most part, excellent, and really helped to strengthen the ms. I'm doing some additional tinkering of my own, but I'll be giving the ms back early this week. After that, I will receive the Copy Edit. I'm really glad I didn't have to do all this editing myself, I'm not an editor, and the ms needed more work than I realized - lots of gaffs, oversights, editorial artifacts, and several passages that benefited from editorial comment.

3. We are looking for a cover artist now. He wants to work with a particular artist that I am not entirely sold on, I have an artist that I prefer, we'll see what happens.

Things are hurtling forward. We are eying an April pub date. It's hard to believe, I first started imagining this story in 1994, and wrote the first version of the novel in 1995! But it's really happening and I will soon be able to hold a hard cover edition in my hands :)

Subject User Time
Update on my novel... Malveth Send a private message to Malveth Jan 20 2013, 1:44pm
    Wow, congratulations! Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jan 20 2013, 4:01pm
    That's great news!! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jan 20 2013, 4:18pm
    Congratulations! Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jan 20 2013, 9:09pm
    Congratulations on staying the distance for your novel. willowing Send a private message to willowing Jan 21 2013, 3:49am
    It's going right along! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Jan 21 2013, 4:15am
    glad to hear Annael Send a private message to Annael Jan 21 2013, 5:43am
        One big difference... Malveth Send a private message to Malveth Jan 22 2013, 4:06am
    That's amazing! One Ringer Send a private message to One Ringer Jan 21 2013, 5:39pm
    Thanks Everyone!!! Malveth Send a private message to Malveth Jan 21 2013, 8:36pm
    Go you! weaver Send a private message to weaver Jan 22 2013, 3:31am
    So happy for you! :) // SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Jan 22 2013, 3:38am
    Way to go Malveth! silneldor Send a private message to silneldor Jan 22 2013, 3:35pm
    Congratulations! zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Jan 23 2013, 3:17am
    Congratulations! Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Jan 23 2013, 6:09pm

 
 
 

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