Progress is coming along nicely for Hostiles, the third book in The Galactic Mage series. I did run into a bit of a delay working on it, as I’ve been a bit caught up in the process of getting an audio book going for The Galactic Mage (book 1). However, that is well underway now, and I’m back on track again. After a few days to catch up on some contract writing projects, I am now ready to start the 4.0 round of revisions.
Round 3.0 (and 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3) was mainly concerned with Orli’s character. I didn’t think she was strong enough in my first draft—half of my Beta readers felt it was the case too—so I almost completely rewrote her character for the first half of the book. I think it’s much better now. Needless to say, however, that required a lot of redoing of other things, because writing a novel is like setting up a fancy arrangement of dominoes to knock down: if you start moving things around and changing stuff, you have to change everything that those changes touch and so on. Continue reading Hostiles Update for March: The Galactic Mage Book 3 Progress