We're at the tail end of the second month of the new year and guess what??? I finally finished the first draft of my second novel! "It's about time, right?" That's okay. If you're not saying it to me, I'm saying it to myself. Though completing this one wasn't anywhere near the length of time it took me to finish the first, I'm still a bit discouraged about how long it took me to finish this one. However, when I consider everything that I've done over the course of this four years (got married, took in a step-child, became a member of a sorority, joined a ministry at church), maybe it's not so bad after all. My life is pretty busy to be trying to be a novelist at the same time. Considering the writing time did decrease from 10 to 4 years, I should be down to a solid 2 for the third book!
Yes, there is a third book on the horizon but I don't plan to start writing it immediately. Maybe in the summer. Right now I'm taking a little time out to do something that I never get tired of: READING!
What do you do when you finish a major project?