Master and Too Perfect Marriage Update – 10/10

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I know many of you are looking forward to the next part of Too Perfect Marriage. I’ll get to that in a moment.

The cover to Master is in! I can’t wait to show it to you, Ellie Augsburger did an incredible job. I’ve finished Master, and currently am going through and solidifying things. It’s crucial to hammer out the plot in the first few drafts, but a side-effect of focusing on plot is the dialogue becomes interchangeable. Every word that exits a character’s mouth should be specific to their unique personality. A lot goes into a single line – plot, characterization, emotion, and intrigue, just to name a few. When I say intrigue, I mean that their are lines of dialogue that spark interest even without full awareness of the context.

Along with editing Master and blogging short stories, I’m also a full-time student at a local cc. So many hours spent on the computer can take a toll on you mentally – it’s important to use your body. Earlier this week I felt like I could read the same question from a homework assignment 15 times over and still not understand what it was asking.

I plan to transition from writing mode to promotion mode next week. Don’t worry, I’m not just going to fire out constant updates for Master. I’m inclined to post half-a-page of my book a day up until I publish it. Hopefully, doing this will show you that the book is pretty good, and maybe when I release it you’ll be curious enough to download it (I’m debating whether or not to make it available for free during the first five days of its release).

As for Too Perfect Marriage, I should be wrapping up the series next week. Check back on Monday, I plan on posting part 7 then.

  • Thomas M. Watt
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7 thoughts on “Master and Too Perfect Marriage Update – 10/10

  1. I can’t wait to see what the cover looks like 🙂 Congratulations once again 🙂 Anyway, If one were to ask you what book cover illustrator (living or dead) you would love to have illustrate one of your books, who would it be? Keep up the great work as always 🙂

    • Thank you John. I’m no expert, but personally I’m a big fan of talented artists. My friend Ayse Juaneda has a blog on wordpress, and I really like her paintings. For specific cover designs, I’m a fan all the covers to Gilian Flynn’s novels. I think simple covers work best, and that’s why I’m excited to show you the cover to Master. I hope you’ll like it as much as I do.

  2. Shit, came back to look thinking “Well, it’s Monday” …I forget about my “future privilege” living in Australia sometimes. Siiigh… I guess I’ll check back later. 😉 Perhaps I can use this time to work on more stuff for my blog… I guess… If I have to… lol

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