Daily Archives: November 21, 2015

#ThisIsHowINovel: Writing the sequel

It feels like I’ve been working on Blood Awakening forever. Originally this was going to be the first book in the Awakening series. Years ago, I wrote a good three quarters of the novel, only to realize the story needed an entire overhaul. The original conflict of vampire vs vampire with humans thrown in the middle felt stale. Many top authors in urban fantasy and paranormal romance already had successful series with this premise. I needed to do something different. […]