For me the first draft is always the hardest part. I was about two weeks behind but what can you do? I enjoyed writing it. I’ve grown attached to the new characters in this story. I know what you’re thinking, I’m attached to all of my characters and you’re right, I am. Except the bad guys. Eww. I try not to give them too much space in my head, although for some reason I do enjoy making them evil. What does that say about me?
So this book is the next book in the Breathe Universe, as I talked about in my last post here. Jasmine’s younger twin siblings have grown up a bit. They are still dealing with their past, trying to move forward in their new town. While Lily has adapted to her new life pretty well, Caedan is not the fan of change that she is. When a new girl comes to town he’s isn’t as welcoming as everyone else. Who is she? He has a feeling all is not quite right with her and he’s determined to figure it out.
Next week I’m going to post a conversation I had with Caedan right when I started writing this book. He wasn't really cooperating so we needed to have a one on one. Those of you who’ve read Breathe will see just how much more difficult he is as a teenager than he was at twelve. This girl is going to give him a run for his money though. I couldn’t make it too easy for him. What fun would that be?
Now I'm off finish the rewrites! A lot of work to be done before the first draft becomes reader ready!
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