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.
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Currently Reading: Too much.
Witchmark by C. L. Polk
Hugo and Nebula eligible short stories, novelettes, novellas and novels.
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S4 The Magicians
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Read so far this year:
Every Heart a Doorway
Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword
Fire and Bone
Trail of Lightning
The Handmaid's Tale
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