So, the verdict on the first draft of novel #2 is out.
AgentSimon: “Fucking hellfire, that’s a good book.” Followed by lots of suggestions for improvement, ending with the wonderful words “You aren’t a one-hit wonder”. Which is what a second-time novelist needs to hear from her agent. AssistantAriella has since got back to me with a list of wonderful notes, that are all going into the second draft.
OldMan: “It’s great. But is Marcus-the-husband me?” Me: “No, of course not**.… read more