Well, I've been waiting for some book manuscripts to work on for Immanion Press with and suddenly, within the past week, I have two to edit and two to review for possible publication and at the very least feedback.
The first one I'll be editing is xanath
's Wraeththu Mythos novel, Rosa Mundi
, which I've already edited I think two drafts of. That's a whopper of story, I think 300,000 words or something, but it's always a joy.
The second book I have to edit is a vampire novel probably slated for 2008. I read the first couple of chapters and it was far superior to the dreck of the genre, so I recommended we take it.
The manuscripts I'll be reviewing include another Mythos novel and the second draft of a rather bizarre fantasy work I reviewed maybe a year ago. The fact that the manuscript has come back about half the length gives me hope it's improved, as one of its main weaknesses was going to long by repeating scenes. I had rejected it but given the author a lot of feedback, telling her that if she could prove her ability to correct the major flaws, we'd reconsider it. It's the sort of book that's so odd, in the particular way that appeals to me and Storm, nobody else would publish it.
Anyway, I'm very happy with all this, as I know editing will help get me back in the mind of writing. I wrote a story the other night and I want to keep the fires burning!