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I have finished proofing, and sent off the AA (Author’s Approval) manu­script for Cast in Fury. This is liter­ally the last thing I have to do, pre-publi­­ca­­tion, for Cast in Fury, and it is now out of my hands until it shows up in stores (and in my front hall, in a box, which I will stub my toes on and trip over until I move it). So that’s done, or as done as I can make it. I’ve tied up the two long arcs that started in Hidden City, on the way to Terafin. I’m almost finished the optional project which I started in April.

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This is the cover for the forth­coming Cast in Fury, an October 2008 release from Luna Books. The cover itself came in the mail with the line-edit­s/­­copy-edits for, oddly enough, the same book, and I’ve been reading those. Which made me think of the stages of a book. Because I have a severe sensi­tivity to outlines, I will do almost anything to avoid writing them. This would include writing the whole book first. Because all writers work in their own unique ways, this isn’t meant to be prescrip­tive, and it’s not meant to offer advice; it’s just a state­ment of what I do. So… in my case, I basi­cally sit down, over a period of several months, and write the book. This would include all the hair-pulling, … Continue reading