3. Finally seeing the light of day – ‘A Fury of Angels’
early What follows is a chronology that’s best read from the bottom up…
Use the images as markers – they separate the months from each other.
Mid March 2015
8,500 words done. Ideas are presenting themselves nicely. The unexpected changes to my POV character from the second book (Michael) have shifted the story sideways. I’ve also reverted to Sara Finn as POV character, as she was in the first book, something which, in the long term, will be critical to the story.
Early March 2015
Work on FoA is going well. I’m managing to fit in time between ghostwriting projects (and submissions to the BBC as it happens) to roll the story out. As with the previous two books, I know exactly how I want the story to end, and all the characters are being ‘herded’ towards that end.
Also, as with the other books, the characters are suggesting adventures I hadn’t originally conceived. Team effort?
I’m aware I need to fit in a midpoint of the story, which is the 600 word sample (see below). At some point, Michael and Sara need to meet up with the Army in York. But all is not as it seems with the military…
February 22nd 2015
The first 1,000 words are down! This doesn’t include the 600 words I penned as a sample at the end of ‘A Vengeance of Angels,’ although I’m hoping to incorporate that particular passage into the story at some point. The sample has been useful in helping to steer the narrative, giving me a couple of ideas I hadn’t previously considered.