Thursday, December 15, 2005


I just turned in both the revisions to Eyes of Crow and the outline for Book 2, Voice of Crow. In a sadistic twist of the calendar, they were both due today.

Now I can start thinking about Christmas. It feels like I'm back in college, when I couldn't begin to get into the holiday spirit until after exams and papers were finished.

Monday it's back to work on the vampire novel, the first draft of which I plan to complete by the end of January. I need fifty pages a week to accomplish that goal, which is a stretch but far from impossible, unless I have substantial revisions on Eyes.

Speaking of the vamps, my editor loved my revised proposal and is popping it "upstairs" for approval. I had another proposal get shot down at the higher levels, so it's by no means a done deal. Word won't come back until at least next month, so in the meantime I'll just pretend it's sold and work hard accordingly. I really wish I'd done that last year for Eyes, but I didn't want to jinx the process.

Must go. The Beasts require ritual sacrifice--I mean, dinner.




Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 12/16/2005 6:50 PM

Someone asked offline what the proposal was that got shot down. It was a distant sequel to Requiem called Angel's Gambit, featuring Lucifer's daughter as a high school senior. Looking back, the synopsis could have been written a lot better. Oh well.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 12/20/2005 4:35 PM

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