Weekly writing check-in: the one with the book launch

Book on a bench.

Book on a bench.

Well, yes, I launched a book this week. I also managed to do a few other things as well. A couple of submissions, some structural work on the story I call Pansy (which is the name of the main character, not the title).

You may remember that I drafted this story last year. And yes, I did. This year, I plan to redraft it. And I will! Or at least, I’m feeling optimistic about the prospect.

Why a redraft? Well, when I reached the end of the first draft, I was all: Oh, so that’s what the story should be. It will be far easier–and faster–to redraft it than to try to revise the original manuscript.

Or so I hope.

All in all, a pretty good week.

Writing Work:


  • Ghost in the Coffee Machine (audio market)
  • Like Bread Loves Salt


  • The Maze
  • Ghost in the Coffee Machine (audio market)


  • None


Keeping Quiet










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Also available as a Kindle Match Book. Buy the Print version from Amazon and get the Kindle version for 99 cents! (Note: you must buy the paperback first for this to work.)


Filed under Books, Weekly Writing Check In, Writing, YA

2 responses to “Weekly writing check-in: the one with the book launch

  1. You simply amaze me by keep going. I bought your book on my kindle! I will read it soon. Currently, I’m reading a book now that I will adapt to a screenplay. I love the cover of your book too!

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