I apologize for taking a two-week hiatus without notice. But, I was quite overwhelmed. On top of that, I came down with a nasty cold on Christmas Eve that just about shut me down completely. But, we got through it fine.
Unfortunately, the overwhelming feeling has not gone away. I am happy to say that I finally reached the Editor's Desk on authonomy.com, and am #1. Woohoo! Pretty exciting! But, I have only just found out that much of my historical information, specifically the titles of the aristocracy and the relationships between the peerage, is incorrect. I have only this month to rectify it, and I am very overwhelmed. But, I will work frantically to fix it, hopefully without ruining my story in the process.
One of the changes that I've already made is changing Carly's name to Caroline. I'm not really happy about this, but I have been assured that it is more accurate. Her 'pet-name' will remain 'Carly', and I will mostly use this throughout the story still. However, I'm still debating whether Carly will remain 'Lady Caroline Blakemore' or if I will have to make her only a 'Miss Caroline Blakemore'? I don't know this yet, I'm sorry to say.
But--now we will proceed with storytelling, shall we not?
Excerpt from The Governess -- Chapter 23:
Bad guys? Or just bad intentions? Hmmm... Read on to find out. Join me on Friday for more discoveries.