From the author: Sometimes you just have to start over.
I'm writing a new book based on a short story I recently sold. (More details on -that- later.) My agent read the story along with my short treatment for a novel and was enthusiastic about it.
Now I have to actually write it.
The working title is PARADIGM SHIFT. A guy who dropped out of law school to become a bricklayer is coerced into swapping places with his double from a parallel universe in order to save the world. Or maybe he'll destroy it.
I'm loving this so far. It's a first-person narrative, which I find myself doing more and more lately, and Sikander's voice is fun to write. I've written a handful of chapters and went back to do some rewriting for Ye Agente, and realized I had the opening all wrong. It was awful.
So now I'm tearing the first chapter apart and starting over. The writing life...