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Mystified

This novel is a Work-In-Progress!

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GENRE: Ghost Fiction with psychological suspense

SERIES or STANDALONE: Standalone

AGE GROUP: Adult

WORDCOUNT TO DATE:  68,700 words (and growing)

SETTING: Near Chestertown, Maryland; Year 2027

COMPS: Layla by Colleen Hoover meets Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

PUBLICATION PATHWAY: I plan on submitting this project to literary agents for traditional publishing consideration!

PROGRESS:

  • General Story Concept Developed: Completed 7/11/2020
  • Back Cover Copy (I like to create this early on!): Completed 7/17/2020
  • In-depth Character Profiles: Completed 10/03/2020
  • Comprehensive Synopsis with Plot Points: Completed 10/05/2020
  • Outline of Act 1: Completed 10/12/2020
  • Writing hook (first paragraph): Completed 7/24/2020
  • Writing of Act 1 (to 25% mark): Completed 12/19/2020
  • Outline of Act 2.1: Completed 12/30/2020
  • Writing of Act 2.1 (25% to 50%): Completed 03/04/2021
  • Outline of Act 2.2: Completed 03/08/2021
  • Writing of Act 2.2 (50% Midpoint to 75%): Completed 04/16/2021
  • Outline of Act 3: Underway
  • Writing of Act 3 (75% to 100%):
  • First author edit:
  • Second author edit:
  • Third author edit:
  • Review by development editor:
  • Fourth author edit:
  • Manuscript to BETA readers:
  • BETAs finish manuscript review:
  • Fifth author edit:
  • Review by proofreader:
  • Final author edit:
  • Query construction: Underway
  • Synopsis construction: Underway
  • Submit materials to literary agent(s):

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