After nine months of on-again, off-again writing, I finished my
steampunk m/m novel a week ago today! A couple of author buddies came
over for a write-in and I knew I was in the homestretch, and... It's
done! Now it sits and gels for a little while before I read it start to
finish and tweak/edit it a bit before sending it to my beta readers.
Whee! Oh, and it topped 100K words. WTF? That makes it the longest book
I've ever written, beating my menage, Rose & Thorn, by about 10K.
I wrote a smutty f/m short story yesterday. Just under 5K words once I'd
trimmed, tidied, and tightened it. I think that calls for another WTF?,
don't you? I sent it to my critique partner (who actually writes het
erotic romance) for a beta. I'm almost scared to see what she has to say
since neither het nor short story is my usual format. Cross your
fingers for me.