Yep, it’s done. The manuscript is as edited and finished as it’s going to get, and so we come to the end of the editing/”finishing touches” stage of the novel, and now on to the next big stage: submissions! I’ll begin with a barrage of simultaneous submissions to every agent I can find who is looking for mystery/thriller, as well as any publishers accepting unagented manuscripts to begin with. We’ll see how it goes . . .
For now, it feels great to be finally done with this manuscript I’ve been wrestling with for the last couple of years. And now it’ll be back to working on and writing my other two manuscripts: the science fiction White Horse, and historical fantasy Wyrd.
And the final word count: