"Yeah," *dazed look* "I'm back."
Okay, mister. Tell us what you're up to.
Besides being as close to bipolar as I've ever been in my life? Not much, really, but I'll spill the garbanzos.
I left with the hopes of revising Woven and having it finished by now. We're halfway there. The first half, however, is what needed the revision most. The last couple chapters have been easy, leaving us with more streamlined tasks, keeping the characters consistent with the changes. I tell you, what we've finished so far is gold. I loved this story before, but the characters are now every bit as real to me as my own closest friends.
*Pause for a sip*
And because this is a collaboration, the process is prolonged even more. You know, since each decision is a mutual thing. One of these days I'll write an awesome post about Michael and I and our process. It's epic. For now, the revision continues, at a level where blogging is manageable. We hope to have it finished by August.
In between edits, rewrites and emails, I started a new novel - four chapters in, and I'm surprised how easy the material is coming out of me. That and getting ideas for new posts, some of them written and ready. For more on what's been going on with me in the last month, mark your calendars and check out my advice post on Friday, June 29th. It's a way off, I know, but it just might be the most important post I've ever written.
No, really ... I'm serious!
When the time comes, we'll see if you agree.
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It's so cool to see so many new faces! Thank you for joining, everyone, and welcome to The Cosmic Laire!
Looks like we're inching towards 700 members. I better go look for some cool books to give away soon, eh?
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Again, I'd like to say thank you to everyone who has stayed with me on this, even though I pretty much ditched the blogosphere, but now that I'm back, you'll be seeing more of me. Hopefully that's a good thing.
I'm David, and they're taking the Hobbits to Isengard!