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My Publishing Journey, Part I: The Goddess’s Choice — 3 Comments

  1. I had to cut a giant manuscript down (not as much as yours!) and found it easier than I’d have thought, though the atmosphere and voice changed quite a bit. What do you think the biggest differences between the long version and the short one were for you?

  2. When my contract with Reliquary expired this year, I actually came out with an expanded version of The Goddess’s Choice. I planned to put back in a lot of the previously cut material. I ended up only adding 25,000 words. I didn’t think so when I first began to query with the manuscript, but I honestly have to admit now that the original was bloated, containing a lot of material that didn’t really add to the novel. The cut version was tighter and better paced.