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I sent the novella-length revised draft of The Demon Catcher off to Dreamspinner today -- now for the 6-8 week wait! That's quite all right, really, since I have this pesky little thesis that I need to finish in the meantime.

I also have a few new projects.


  • Firstly, as I believe I have mentioned here, I am working on a sequel to The Demon Catcher. Regardless of whether or not this story ends up professionally published, Euan and Leon are alive in my head now, and I can't stop writing them. I'm thankful for the internet, as it gives me the chance to share them with people, regardless.


  • Secondly, I'm working on what I think will be a short story, another m/m romance, about an Irish man living on an island as a hermit around the turn of the 19/20th centuries. He's purposefully shut himself off from a world that rejected him, but all that changes one day, when a dark-haired man washes up onto the beach of his tiny rocky island.

    I'm just working on this one very slowly, in dribs and drabs. When I started it, I really only had the image of the hermit finding a man washed up on his island, and nothing more. I started writing, not knowing whether or not I would actually end up finishing it, not knowing if a plot would develop. But now that I'm writing a plot is developing, and I think I have a good sense now of how the story is going to take shape.


  • Thirdly, I'm formulating ideas for a f/f cyberpunk romance novella, which I hope to submit to Samhain Press's cyberpunk anthology. I haven't actually started writing this one yet, but I have lots of ideas for it that still need a bit of time to stew in my brain, and I'm very excited about writing it.

Date: 2010-10-17 02:45 pm (UTC)
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Good luck with the submission! Very exciting. I still want to read it, but haven't gotten around to it. Your other ideas sound very interesting too!

Date: 2010-10-17 02:46 pm (UTC)
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er, wait, is it not on here? I thought you'd posted it. I'll check lefaym.

Date: 2010-10-18 11:01 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] alba17
Ah, that's probably what I'm remembering. If they pick it up, I'll buy it. :) Best of luck again!

Date: 2010-10-18 07:54 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] aelathem
Good luck... I'm slogging my way though a novel length science fiction/fantasy at the moment.

Date: 2010-10-18 08:00 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] aelathem
It's exhausting merely writing it... especially when you realize two-thirds of the way through you screwed up the setting. I'm writing a science fiction/fantasy gender-swap romance novel... and it's coming across as more of a generic contemporary.

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