Spent most of yesterday on "Faerylander" changing tenses. I moved a couple of chapters starring Cobb and Lillian up, and then changed them to 3rd person and then went back and changed all the Cobb POV's to 3rd person.
So the book is now being told almost completely from the 1st person point of view of Parsons, which should be easier now, because Parsons is in almost every chapter from now on.
I don't know if any of this works. I don't think I'll know for sure until I've set it aside and come back to read it later.
Reading"Deadfall Ridge" again was an interesting experience. Enough time had passed that I could actually read it the way a reader would read it.
I think I've got so much material written at this point that I can have this luxury with every book.
I really need to be patient. The last version of "Deadfall Ridge" was the one I should have presented to the mainstream publisher--the two versions I sent before weren't ready and just by sending two of them, I probably burned my bridges.
Just as well, probably. I think Crossroad Press, who seems to be genuinely supportive, is a much better fit for my writing.
5 days ago