Sometimes even if you don't drink and it's the middle of the day you need to have a damn toast. Now is one of those times: after revising the first book of The Resonant Saga three times in the last two years, I again this fall decided it wasn't where I wanted to be. So I jumped in again, and this time ripped out and totally rewrote 40% of it, about 60,000 words over the course of four months. Which you have to understand, if those words were some of your darlings and highly polished and mostly good, is a painful process.
But, I look at it like getting a tooth pulled: painful, but it needed to happen. And i think I've magically slipped a new tooth in will fit even better, in addition to being sharp as knives. So it's time for a toast, if nothing else then to dull the pain ;)
And after that, the much-dreaded querying process to see if someone wants to buy this from me! In the meantime, if you're curious, check out the deleted scenes I have posted here--plenty more where they come from--and tell me what you think!
Congrats man! Good luck with the queries.
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