[DWJ] Re Melissa's list
sodgers at iinet.net.au
Wed Dec 27 18:30:22 EST 2006
>It reads like a
>good first draft that needs an editor, and
felt like--I don't know--like someone had brought me their first book and
was eagerly waiting for my reaction, and I was pleasantly surprised that it
was as good as it was. Something like that. I'm afraid the sequel won't be
I know this feeling. I read a charming book called OUT OF THE ORDINARY
(Annie Dalton) years ago. It was sweet and flawed. It needed editing. I
thought - her next one will be GREAT. It wasn't. She's lost the flaws and
the sweetness with them.
She got it together later, though.
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