I am so pleased that my friend and client Marigold liked my edit enough to write about it – and of course how a writer’s mood can make or break a story!
This is the first time I’ve ever had my book professionally edited, and Leiah Cooper picked up something interesting.
See, I had almost finished writing my novel when something pissed me off. I don’t remember what it was exactly… oh wait, yes I do. The last manuscript I had sent off was rejected.
Yeah, that pissed me off.
I had almost finished writing The Black Swan Inheritance, a book about magic and conquering your own shortcomings with a bit of a romance slant. Actually, it had a lot of a romance slant – more than I personally liked just because I knew that sort of shit would sell. At least, that was where I was coming from when I started writing. As these things do, the characters developed a life of their own and I grew a little attached to them.
Then that other manuscript was rejected.
So what do I…
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