Taking the Chill Off

Posted Feb 25 2018

FEBRUARY 20, 2018 BY JEANNE   The idea to do these posts started when my sister posted this video of Diana Gabaldon on Facebook and tagged me: The video really surprised me, because my own cold start process is day-and-night different from Diana’s. When I’m trying to pick back up after being away from a work-in-progress for […]

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What’s in a Blurb?

Posted Feb 9 2018

As I mentioned in last week’s progress report, I hired the inimitable Kat Sheridan to write back cover copy for The Demon Always Wins.    Although it’s possible to write your own cover copy, and many writers do, I find it difficult to get the proper distance from my work to do that well. Kat is great at […]

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January Progress Report

Posted Feb 2 2018

So I had one goal for January: Finish the book. I am sad to report that I did not meet that goal. The book is currently 293 pages, around 75,000 words, but I still have eleven scenes to go. In case you’re wondering what happened, it’s the same thing that always happens to me. I think up […]

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