Didja miss me?
The MS has been tweaked to death and if I tweak one more thing my monitor will explode. Many thanks for my crit group for finding a zillion typos.I humbly wear the crown of the Typo Queen of the Century.
Title: SAY THE WORD
Genre: Contemporary YA
Word count: 85K
Length of time to write the first draft: 4 months
Original word count: 125K
Length of time to edit: 6 months
Subject matter: self-esteem, family violence, gay/lesbian issues, teen sexuality, friendship, family relationships, grief, suicide
Number of migraines: too many to count
I'm letting it simmer over the weekend and will send it off next week.
LIGHT THE FRICKIN' CANDLES, PEOPLE!