I finished writing chapter twenty-five today in The Phoenix Prophetess. I typically only write one chapter a week, but I'm very eager to finish Part II, so I can focus my attentions on Part III. Part III is the least planned, except towards the end, so I really need to think about it. Right now, my novel stands at 61, 045 words. I'm so excited about that number, although it is 10,000 words longer than I thought it would be at this point. I figure Part II will end up the novel at around 65,000 words. I am not certain how long Part III will be, although I do believe the entire thing will be longer than I expected. Of course, I haven't edited anything yet, so it could all change then. I am hoping to find time and the energy tomorrow to perhaps write chapter twenty-six, which will be the last chapter in Part II. I don't know if I could do three chapters in one week though. We'll have to see. Moonlight Murders has briefly been put on hold this week, I think, but I'll pick back up with it next week. I'm so excited with how The Phoenix Prophetess is coming along so far.
By the way, Once Upon a December Nightmare is being proofed and will come out in July. I don't know what day exactly, but I'm excited about that too!