Sunday, February 27, 2011


Last week I spent a lot of time proofing Razzamatazz, a suspense novel published originally under the pen name, Jack Early.  But this time my friend Consuelo Baehr showed me a way to do the proofing that made it much easier.  Still, it takes time and diligence.  But I've chosen to do this, no one is pushing me or waiting for this book.

I'm going to do another one this week and that will be all of the Jack Early books.  After that I'll start on my Lauren Laurano series and there are five of those.  But I mustn't let myself think ahead or I'll slip into a deep depression.

I have to keep reminding myself that this is my choice and no agent is going to give me a hard time and make suggestions I can't use.  No editor is going to reject me.  And no editor is going to insist I cut this or that or change an ending.  None of that happened with these books but it's happened, believe me.

I think it's fun until I start the proofing and then it's hard and crazy making.  But it's interesting to read books that I wrote so long ago.  I'm impressed with me!  I've never read any of my books once they were published so this is a brand new experience.

So pop on over to see for yourself.  It's going for $1.99. What do you have to lose...except maybe $1.99. Razzamatazz


pattinase (abbott) said...

I am impressed with you too. But I can also see how your later books are more deeply textured and wise. Still, such a great ear for how people talk, what they say and how they say it, and a feel for what to tell and what to leave out plotwise.
They feel very much today.

Ed Gorman said...

Razzamatazz is one of your great ones, Sandra.