I recorded a short audio memo for you all, describing the status of my novel-in-progress, after the end of my PhD.
The short version: it needs one more revision. Click the link to listen:https://www.dropbox.com/s/6d0fasc9k5apy5c/Update%20On%20The%20Novel.m4a?dl=0%5B
As you’ll hear, I seem to have created too many threads, too many late-arriving plot lines and magical elements, and many of these need to be scaled back for the final version. It’s almost as if through a lack of confidence I failed to see how appealing the central story is on its own.