It’s been a great week.
I finished revision on the Mindspace novella on Friday and sent it to my editor! I will pause while you rejoice with me 🙂
I got Jesse Feldman, my old editor from Penguin who is now a freelance editor, to agree to edit both the novella and Book 5! So they will be just as kick ass as they have always been in this series.
We are on track for a end of September / beginning of October release of the novella, now tentatively titled Fluid. Thus far we are also on track for an early December release of Book 5, currently untitled. I’ve just reworked the plot (about the tenth time) to something really, crazy awesome–or at least I think so. For the first time in a long time, I’m excited about it.
I talked to the cover designer who will be doing the novella and my short story collection in September. She’s awesome.
The formatter I used for How to Drive Yourself Crazy as a Writer is totally available for my other projects.
And – I got my first look at the finished cover illustration for Book 5 from Rupy Bhogal, the amazing artist behind Lueler.com. It is *amazing,* guys. There’s still some work to do on title and layout before it becomes a real cover and I can show you guys, but it’s a crazy awesome thing. Even better, I found the artist because a fan pinned his work to a Pinterest board about the Mindspace series, so it’s all due to you guys. 🙂
In other words, after the long tough winter and a slow spring, I’m finally getting my mojo back, and it feels really damn good.