Monday, May 31, 2010
WOOHOO! I'm done! Drats! Foiled Again! is complete!
Even though I want to shout from the roof, "I'M DONE!"
The stronger feeling is one of resolution and serenity. "Ah....I'm done."
Of course, there will be redrafts, revisions, torturous rewrites. But I don't have to think about those right now. I get to bask in the glow of seeing a project through to completion. I get to revel in the joy of birthing an idea that grew to full fruition.
I get to relax and feel free to play with other ideas without feeling like I'm cheating on my WIP.
I can play with the idea of a sequel: Foil Me Twice, Shame On Me
or a companion from the evil twin's POV: Bombs Away!
or go in a completely different direction and play with some of the fairy/spy/ghost-hunter/ordinary romance ideas floating around in my head.
This afternoon, there were ideas for the conclusion of my book spinning around and around in my mind, making me dizzy--incapable of remembering anything my husband or kids tried to tell me.
Now, my head is clear.
This, my friends, is why it is worth it to finish that novel.
I did it. You can, too!