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I fell back in love with my series yesterday. Finally.

It was a good deal of work to tread through the first eight chapters of my sequel, sorting details and setting up a continuation of the story. I had lost sight of what made my cast unique, had failed to keep the details straight, had misplaced the time to storyboard before drafting, and had generally been feeling quite yucky about the whole ‘Lure of Lemons’ sequel idea.

So yucky that I was beginning to think that I needed to being write two series at once. I may still do this. It might be a good way to keep my brain ever-challenged and allow creativity to have its natural ebbs and flows in each story. It would look something like this: write Book 1 in Series A, write Book 1 in Series B, write Book 2 in Series A, write Book 2 in Series B. As far as the validity of this style, we will just have to test it out and see.

In the meantime, I will enjoy falling back in love with Pallen and Cressa and Marcus. Finding solace in the crazy moments of life by their sides and expression I can’t find with my words in theirs.

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