Happy Sun’s Day, Everybody!
What a busy week I have planned for here on Bookin’ It, and in general. My sequel to Swamp Ghosts, Hunter, is moving along. Working on Chapter 14 of the draft, and think it’s going the way I want it to, though it is going to be a very different type of book than Swamp Ghosts. After all, Riverbend may be a small town, but each and every inhabitant is unique and has his or her own story to tell. And they can’t ALL involve serial killers. Unlike the Wake-Robin Ridge series which is based on one family and the mysteries that come a-callin’ all along the Ridge, the Riverbend books will only be loosely connected to each other via, location, a few familiar faces here and there, and hopefully, interesting stories with surprising plot lines. So. Writing like a thing possessed, here.
Also, have a list of books I’ve read and need to review. It’s not as long as the list of books that I am PLANNING to read, but it’s still more than I usually manage to review in a given week. Included are, Die Laughing by Louis K. Lowy; Infinity Bell by Devon Monk: Beyond the Pale, an anthology featuring Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, and Gilian Philip, among others; and Indexing by Seanan McGuire. I have a couple more I’ll squeeze in, if possible, so stay tuned.
For now though, I’d better get back to Hunter. I’ve left my characters in a bad, bad way, and my Beta readers are rising up against me. Speaking of which, if anyone would like to read for me on this draft, please let me know. I could use another beta reader or two. Thanks!
As you were, Folks! Enjoy your day! Oh, and the picture of my grandson? It’s just there because I felt like sharing. 🙂