The writing advice goes like this: Drop the manuscript in the drawer and come back to it in a month to see what needs to be changed.
Of course it would help if the manuscript was finished.
I came back from Emerald City Comic Con having not touched Weaver for a week except to read it on the plane and decided to listen to my gut and cut Chapters 9-13.
And change the last page of Chapter 8.
Why change it?
It was 4 chapters of building up already established characters with a slow built to revealing a villian that sorta worked even if Melinda was part of it all.
Chapter 8 is the “we’re all screwed time to run or run and fight” chapter and I essentially took the easy way out and let everyone escape unscathed.
Some of the scenes are savable. There’s a call to action scene for Melinda that’s a must.
That brings the Where Weavers Daire K BAR count is:
In non-novel news: I have been enjoying the meetings of the Association of Rhode Island Authors. It’s more networking than writing group which makes it enjoyable since many of the people are published.
In freelance graphic designer news: RKB Studios is looking for clients.
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