What I'm Reading & Writing Wednesday

whatimreadingandwritingwednesdayHey everyone! What I’m Reading and Writing Wednesday is my weekly (or trying to make it weekly) feature where I catch all of you up on what’s going on in my world.

What I’m Reading…

I just finished readsomething strange & deadlying:

Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard. It was such a fun and exciting book that I read it in a couple of days and was really absorbed in the story. It was an interesting and exciting premise with a compelling setting and memorable characters. Unfortunately, my library doesn’t have either of the sequels and I don’t  know if I can get them via inter-library loan, so I might have to splurge a little next payday.

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Monday Musings: Digging Deeper and Finding Your Character's Voice

It took me about a year to have a complete third draft of The Girl in the Glass Coffin.

Hours, days, weeks, months were poured into this manuscript to finish with something that I could be proud of. My life basically revolved around when I could write and how I could come to an ending that I was satisfied with. Eventually, to my shock (and probably everyone else’s too) I got there. I finished The Girl in the Glass Coffin with a lot of cheers and happy dancing.

18520-the-simpsons-dohBut when I read back through my manuscript I noticed one glaring issue… the voice had developed over the course of the novel (which was great). However it was entirely inconsistent with the voice in the beginning of the novel.

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