My favorite part of writing a book is the last few chapters.
Some writers love plotting, some adore the very first scene, some love editing. (I’ve never known anyone who enjoys writing the middle of a book….pretty much everyone hates it.)
Me? I love those last few chapters. I love tying together all the threads I’ve been weaving through the manuscript and delivering an ending that hopefully delivers a satisfying conclusion of the story and an emotional payoff for the reader.
I recently finished the story edits for Something Old, Something New and I was soooo pleased to read the multiple notes from my editor from her second read-through which said, “I missed this the first time” about a payoff near the end of the book.
It meant I pulled off what I was trying to do…and that’s an awesome feeling.
Right now I’m finishing the draft of the next Cursed Chicks Club book. Trying to work some end-of-book magic with that too.
Love is in the salty, sea air of Sarasota, Florida.
But so is murder.
The Concordia sisters, owners of the One Woman’s Junk consignment shop are up to their eyeballs in trouble as they try to help their friends, solve a murder and plan a wedding. All while managing not to kill each other, offend any of their wacky clientele, or wreck their own love lives.