Author looks very happy with life - because the story is in the best possible shape thanks to the fine-tuning of my brilliant developmental editor Liz Garner and went off this morning for the painstaking copy edit at Unbound. Liz writes: You have done such a fantastic job here. Bera's quest is completely focused: the outer events match her inner development, and I love the strong move to [no spoiler!] ... at the end.
I'm not surprised that you found it emotional doing th