Martha’s Back!

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There’s a badge for “surviving” the April A to Z Blogging Challenge. I’m not going to post it, only because I don’t think of it as surviving. I really did enjoy blogging all month about cheese, and made some new online friends through the Challenge. But, April is over and Martha’s back to work!

Yesterday I typed those two words every author dreams about: THE END. My fifth book is done! Well, not really. The manuscript is finished but now the real fun begins. Editing! The manuscript is with my¬†beta readers right now. They’ll provide valuable feedback about the story – what works, what doesn’t, what’s boring, what’s confusing. I trust them to be “kindly critical” and help me make the story better.

So what’s the new book about? Well, I don’t want to give too much away (and I haven’t even started on my back cover blurb yet), but it’s set in 1976-1977 and right now the working title is Best Seller. Ha! I’m not bragging, I’m just hopeful :-)

Meanwhile, I’m hoping to set up a website and a mailing list, to keep you informed of all my latest news and let you know first when I have a new release or a giveaway. If you’ve ever commented on one of these posts, I have your email address, so you’ll probably receive something from me. But no worries, you can easily unsubscribe if you don’t want to receive them. And I promise to send out only once a month – I know what it’s like to have a full inbox all the time.

 

 

4 Comments

Martha’s back, alright! Woot! “A” is for “awesome,” and “b” is for “beta-readers.” Good luck with all that! Looking forward to the updates and the eventual publication!

Michelle Vezina May 9, 2014 at 7:25 am

ah, end of high school beginning of college 76-77.

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