The Sweetie Chronicles

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. ~William Wordsworth

FINISHED!!!

I am very excited to report that Friday night / early Saturday morning around 1:10 AM, I finished the first draft of my very first full-length novel! Over the past two years, I have started many projects, but I have never actually seen a full novel from start to finish. Last year's NANO WRIMO was close. I wrote 50,000 words of a novel I was calling "Into Darkness", but when I hit my word count goal, I still didn't have a complete ending to the story. Plus, for a horror novel, I really needed more like 65k or more words at least.

Last year I also finished "Steal My Heart" and sent it out to several publishers. As a novella of only 18k words at the time, I had limited options as far as where to send it, but I did get some good feedback from publishers like Kensington and Samhain. Rejections, but nice ones :PEarlier this year, I revised my novella and it became a much better 23,000 word story that I'm still waiting on results from The Wild Rose Press on. (4 months and counting there, about to lose hope that they're even going to respond).

"The Millionaire's Secret Merger", though, is different. I have been working on this novel for about 7 months, only taking time off to revise "Steal My Heart" for a month. Targeted to Silhouette Desire, the editor has requested the full length manuscript and now I am super close to being able to finally deliver. I have already started working on my revisions, and it seems to be going a lot faster than the writing itself. With hard work, I know that in a week or two, I can finish this novel and send it out. I am very excited and proud and nervous... all rolled into one!! Woohooo! A milestone for me as a writer.

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Sarra Cannon

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I always secretly wanted to be a cheerleader. And a witch. Now, I write about both. The first five novels in my Peachville High Demons Young Adult Paranormal series are available now in ebook!

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