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Publishing Quest » 1 Month Until The Last Watch!

Celebrating ONE MONTH until the release of The Last Watch ON APRIL TWENTIETH TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE! I’m not panicking you’re panicking! 😐

I’ve been thinking about starting a #NostalgiaFridays series with some behind-the-scenes of old drafts, notes, sketches, etc.—so to kick that off (on a Saturday yes), here are four of the many drafts of The Last Watch!

  1. First draft! (though I undergo an editing process after drafting each chapter/set of chapters I call “paper edits”, so it’s *kind of* a second draft)

  2. The draft after my agent edits (almost exclusively word count trim), and just prior to developmental edits with my editor

  3. ABM! (Advanced Bound Manuscript: after developmental edits but prior to copyedits)

  4. ARC! (After copyedits, but IIRC, prior to pass pages, I think. It’s all a blur.)

Reminder that TLW is available for preorder in paperback, ebook, and audiobook wherever books are sold. You can also read a free excerpt or download a sneak peek of the first four chapters!

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