Saturday, February 5, 2011

Sitting on my Hands

The first draft of Released is finally completed.  I am so very happy!  My plans for right now are to set Released aside for at least a week before I start my first edits and revisions. 

During this week I am going to work on the final touches of my outline on Savor and maybe even get started on writing it, which I'm excited about cause I think it might be pretty darn good.  I even already have some ideas for the cover.

I am also trying to nail down a cover artist as well as an artist for my book trailer of Released.  I have sent out some query emails, but haven't made any concrete decisions yet.  I am hoping to have both these things finalized in the next week.

Once the week is over I plan to hammer down on Released and once I finish that I want to have it go through Beta before I am willing to publish it.  I am excited about being able to reveal my cover, a trailer and I am considering posting the first chapter of the book before I publish it, to give everyone a sneak peak.

So, I have a ton of things that need to be done, but I hope the wheels starting turning on them soon.  This is a very exciting time and I hope things just get better from here on out.

8 comments:

  1. I am so excited for you Megan!!!! Your first book is completed. That is HUGE! If I lived near you I would take you out to celebrate!

    I think you should post your fist chapter because I want to read it ;)

    I posted on my blog a bunch of links that I found for crazy helpful sites for editing. I have been using the fist link listed to edit the first couple of chapters, and I am amazed at how much better those chapters are now.

    If you don't mind my asking, what amount are you likely to pay for a book trailer? I have looked into doing mine, but I am just terrible at it.

    Again Congrats! My email is on my blog when you are ready to send the MS ;)


    Angeline Kace

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  2. HUGE CONGRATS!!! AWESOME JOB.

    WOOT!

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  3. Thanks! I could use some celebrating :) I will check out those sites, maybe I will send in my first couple chapters for editing and see whey they say.

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  4. That's awesome! Congratulations! I'd be even happier for you if my eyes weren't streaming from white text on a red background ;)

    Keep up the writing, it's the only way anything gets written, he he he!

    J. E. Medrick

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  5. This is a very exciting time for you. Congrats! I'll be reading your blog to see how things go.

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  6. Megan-

    Woot Woot! There's nothing quite like the feeling of actually FINISHING that novel! Hope you took a time out to enjoy it. So excited for you. And taking a week away from the material is a great idea. Helps you see it with fresher eyes. Do you have any good ppl/readers to give it to and get feedback? That's important, too.

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  7. I've only got 2 Beta readers in mind, but I think I may post something on the kindle boards when I'm ready to find a few more. Would like to find a few people who have beta read before.

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