“Toxic Ash” Update!

Toxic-Ash-Book-Cover-FinalSo by now you’re all champing at the bit waiting for the blog post that declares I’ve put “the end” to my latest book.

This isn’t it.

I know, I know – I thought I was almost done too (if you’ve been following me on Facebook and Twitter you’ve heard all about it step by step) and I was pushing hard to reach that end (mostly because I wanted to spend the next few months curled up in bed with my books – I’m an author, I can do that and it’s awesome) but I was wrong. So, so wrong. I was so busy forcing words out that I didn’t realize until about 15 thousand of them in that the voices in my head, my little demons, my sweet little muse, had all gone silent.

By the time I did realize I wasn’t on the right track it took me a bit to realize where I went wrong – and just how far back that went. Hint: it goes back very, very far indeed.

So I need to fix things. Slaughter a calf for my demons, ply my muse with wine and sweat, cut the fat from my darling and try again. The good news is I don’t think it’s impossible to fix mostly from where I am. Bad news is there might be another chapter or two (maybe twenty but don’t hold your breath) still to go.

If you’re tired of following my blog only to be yanked around on my chain – consider signing up for an email alert so you can just grab the book when it hits the shelves.

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