I'm not sure if anything I've written is any good. I don't go back to reread more than a paragraph or two, and then only to find my place and direction and get back into the flow of things. First drafts are meant to be rough anyway, and it's more important that I get the story written and finished at this point in the manuscript's life.
I'm having a lot of fun with this one. There are witches. I've not written witches into a story before. I'm including and mixing up so much of Celtic myth and legend in this, and then adding my own theories, and it's just a giant bowl of slightly gritty weirdness. I love how dark and twisted it can get, how it plays with ideas of what good and evil actually are, and who is good and why. I'm particularly fond of how I've explained magic in this, and mixed ideas of magic and tech.
This book was supposed to just be a fun diversion from the other series I'm currently writing. I did not expect to get this into it, or have such fondness for it. But here we are. I'm excited about this series, and I'm super keen to get it out into the world. It is my hope that I'll have the first book submission ready for Can-Con this year in October.
I'm also hoping to have the first book of The Great Man series ready to go by then, too. With luck, I'll have notes back from both the writer friends of mine who are currently tearing the thing to shreds in time to fix it all up by then.
With two books to pitch, I'm probably going to have to decide which one I will actually pitch, but I would very much like to have both ready. Maybe I might get lucky and will be able to pitch both. We'll see.
Anyway, I'm still enamoured with the Avalon series, even though I don't have a decent title for any of them. I should really get that sorted. I'm usually pretty good with titles.
Welp, that's enough gushing. I should be getting back to work. Have yourselves an awesome day.