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In Hollywood, there’s a pretty set calendar for when movies are released: horror movies are usually released around Halloween, high-concept blockbusters in the summer, Oscar movies start in November, movies that aren’t blockbusters or Oscar contenders in February.
Does the book trade follow the same release schedule?
The answer is, more or less, yes.
Sometimes my joints are aching, walking up the stair,
some other time after only a few steps I feel I need a chair.
my yell is not as loud as it once has been
when I read I do admit, without glasses I had never seen
the little letters in the book, the story should be told
Once I do buy audiobooks, I’ll know I’m getting old.
Today however, I celebrate, that another year has passed
where I survived and did my best, working on my future and forget about my past.
Every year is a new start and things should be taking off
(even though I started this year now, with a cold and quite a cough.)
However, the number on my bones climb higher some days I feel like fried
or like I had been cooked alive – and afterward been mummified.
Hold up your glass and celebrate that despite all the lows and highs
finally, in long, wide strides, AJ’s slowly getting wise!
(Copyright, Aurora Jean Alexander, January 2017)
It’s been months and months ago that I have informed about my writing progress, in May, to be precise. Unfortunately, 2016 was not an enormously successful year for me, and so many unexpected things happened that have delayed my writing.
Readers who have subscribed to my monthly Newsletter had the chance to occasionally glimpse to my baby steps forward, but the steps were small, and I got frustrated.
I think sometime in October I promised myself by the end of 2016 I would finish typing, checking, correcting and editing the first book of my paranormal series on my computer and send it off to my editor.
And I kept the promise to myself!
I completed my task. The first novella of my series has been sent to my editor, together with the third one. Currently, I am working on the second part and more or less at the same time work on number four and five.
It is a pleasure to write them, and I wish it would not take that much time to finally present you the first book of the series. But in fact, there’s still a lot to do.
Thanks to my editor and the cover artist, who I will one day introduce you to, I am positive that their effort is a huge part of presenting you with a, at least neat story, sometime next year!
I’m so grateful to have them in my life – and I’m still very excited: I’m an author!