While proofreading is going on, we are writing and re-writing the BACK BLURB to make it exciting. And now I will answer your questions.
CAN YOU DO A QUICK RECAP ON THE BOOK/S? Yes.
Name: Heart of Glass
Estimated date of delivery: March. (caveat: pending proofreading results. Nails. Bitten.)
By: natural birth.
Reason: Delayed due to complications of first book having unexpectedly won a prize and thus had to be delivered first.
Place of birth: London
Name: Cry of the Flying Rhino
Date of delivery: 16 November 2017
By: elective Caesarean
Reason: launch/prize date was set in advance by Proverse Publishing
Place of birth: Hong Kong
WHAT HAPPENED FOR MONTHS?
Editing, editing, editing. Naturally I am not myself and have not been since Hong Kong. However, Unbound are extremely thorough. Editing is ironing. You go back and forth until it's smooth and perfect. Editing is the clothes of the body of work. This is really important if you want to look smart and confident, not dishevelled and nuts.
Thank you for being on my team. We have almost come to the end, or rather, only the beginning of this publishing journey together, you and me, me and you. You know what they say: "it takes a village..."
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