Yesterday’s update may have been premature.

I may have been premature yesterday in stating that I’m putting Empire of Chains aside for the moment. It has some problems, especially in the later books, but I might be able to fix these problems through editing. I still feel the first book is the strongest, but only for the moment. I think I can make the others just as strong. It will simply take more work than usual during the revision process.

The more I think about it, the more I realize this is the story I want to tell. It just has some rough spots. And when I get into a bad depressive phase, all I can see are those rough spots. Thankfully, that mood has lifted, and now I’m looking at it more objectively.

One thought on “Yesterday’s update may have been premature.

  1. Hi Ryan,

    I found your blog through the angry robot thread on absolute writer. I just wanted to say that I’ve been in the same place more than once. I set the writing aside, take a breather (sometimes weeks), and head back at it with a fresh perspective. glad to hear you’re pushing through!

    Best,
    Glen

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