The second part of a novel, that pesky bit between the inciting incident and the crisis and resolution, is always the toughest for me (and probably for most writers). I'm 33k into the first draft of A Stranger Path (working title) -- the second in my Gods of Eoroe series of mythology-based weird/dark fantasy (this one from Maya mythology) -- and am battling inertia. I probably have about a 30k struggle ahead of me until it gets better again. Each new novel I keep thinking this part will get easier. Not yet, apparently.
A Borrowed Hell out now from Shirtsleeve Press
"Carlos Castaneda meets Thomas Covenant in a well crafted tale of fear, doubt, and redemption...
- Nathan Lowell, Author of the Tanyth Fairport series
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The Leftovers - season 3
Read so far this year:
The Night Circus
The Obelisk Gate
American Gods (again)
Deryni Rising (again)
All the Birds in the Sky
Steal the Sky
Three Wells of the Sea
The Doors of Perception
Till We Have Faces
The Divinity Student
The Book of Lost Things