Well, after a long break, I have begun the next book in the series. I actually began a few days ago and am about 7,000 words into it. The usual flow of 5k to 8k a day hasn’t materialized as yet but that will come. Most of the last few days have been spent with the plot line and the direction I want this book to flow in. The reason for the long delay in writing has been due to the fact that I didn’t really know how to begin this book with the way the last book, A New World: Taken, ended. I wracked my limited brain cell space to come up with a way to head back into the plot line, meaning back to a semblance of normalcy and furthering of the plot, with the last ending. I felt I wrote myself into a corner and found myself saying, “now what.” But happily the keyboard is in use once again.
I have to say that the gorgeous weather and sunny days have been calling as well. I ventured out with my laptop in hand the other day to soak in the scarce rays and write. I have to admit it was hard to stay focused and not just take a nap in the warmth. I eventually picked myself up and found a little more focus. It’s hard being inside now with the sun and warmth out again today but the story is starting calling louder than the sun at this moment in time. Hopefully this means that the usual flow will follow. Tomorrow, however, is another day. 🙂
The fact that the last book encompassed a story that was only supposed to be part of that book has thrown me off a little on each envisioned book story line so I’ve had to pick up the pieces and reformulate each subsequent book. I think I have accomplished that and am actually pretty happy with what I’ve come up with. I hope that transpires to the book though. I feel a lot of it is filler getting to the next twist in the story. I told my son and mother that on separate occasions and they both laughed saying I’ve said that with each book. Here’s hoping they’re correct with this one.
I want to wish every mom out there a very Happy Mother’s Day and hope everyone is having a fantastically fun weekend!