Quite often finishing the draft of a book feels like coming out of a tunnel for me. The spectacular sunset on the mountain out my window yesterday evening came through my former story fog with crisp clarity. I haven’t fully seen the beauty outside of Miss Livingstone’s world for over a month.
I write my drafts with the motivating goal of NaNoWriMo’s 50,000 words in 30 days, and then complete the ending of the story shortly afterwards. I’m excited to say, Book III is in the final chapter and it came out in much better form than book II’s draft. I’m hoping that will mean a quicker release of book III.
The other absolutely thrilling and refreshing thing is that I can return to the final touches before the publishing of Book II. It should be in print by the end of January!