What I Learned From Writing THE END

My Dear Future Readers,

Today, I have actually finished doing rewrites for Chapters 50-52 which means, I have reached the end of the book. I can’t believe it. It FINALLY happened.  My edits are over.

Now, my editor will do a FINAL read-through of the book. I feel so lucky to have it done. Edits and rewrites are hard but I’m so happy to be finished because the book looks much better. It’s a whole new book.

Of course, this book is just the beginning of the story. There’s much more to the story of the Moon Kingdom and Earth Kingdom royals. Believe me, I’m always writing even when I was editing Book 1:Forbidden Love. Writing makes me happy.

I learned that writing “THE END” at the of a book doesn’t have to mean the end. An author is an author while they keep writing and that is what I am going to do. I will keep writing more books because I love my readers. I love being able to a part of the author community.

For me, this is the beginning of my career and I do feel anxious sometimes when I think about what my future readers will think of my book. But that is also why I want it to be the best it can be. That’s why I am so happy that I went through all the edits with this book.  My book is much better because of all the rewrites I have done.

Book 1: Forbidden Love started edits even before I was contracted because I knew that it needed improvements.  When I look back at the very first original file of this book, I can instantly see the change in the manuscript. It has developed in a way that completely transformed my writing.  This book is no longer a mess of words that seemed unconnected to each other but a beautiful piece of writing that I am proud of.

“Writing “THE END “after so long gave me a sense of accomplishment and pride.” – Diana Rose, YA Fantasy Romance Author

Yes, accomplishment and pride because no matter how many times I was pushed down, I pulled myself up and went forward. I believed in this book so much that I knew my dream would come true. Not many people believed in my work as much as I did. What I have created over time and effort will always be my greatest accomplishment. I created a name for myself in the publishing industry and I am still doing that.

Publishing this book is something that I have worked for over many years and I am grateful to those who support me through my journey. This book has come to a new beginning. Now, I believe that readers will give it a new life. My journey has only begun and writing “THE END” means that more people can enjoy my book now instead of just me. I want people to learn about what it means to truly love someone no matter what.

“THE END” is a new beginning for a book and an idea I have fallen in love with since I was a little girl. So, now I hope to give you more happy news about the next step for my journey.

I look forward to hearing from you soon. I thank you all for your infinite support.

Yours Truly,

Diana Rose

YA Fantasy Romance Published Author

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Rewrites: The Honeymoon

My Dear Future Readers,

Well, you know what comes after The Wedding, don’t you? Yes, the Honeymoon!!! What kind of romance author would I be if I did not include a honeymoon in my book?

So, I decided that my characters deserved a honeymoon. Writing these beautiful scenes made me smile. I thought a royal honeymoon would be fun to write.

But editing it is harder than I thought. It’s probably because I have no experience with intimate relationships between people. Yes, I know it is a part ofthe relationship. I just feel very ….shy about writing about it. So, editing those parts of the book have been interesting and hard. A lot of rewrites which half the time, I don’t know what I’m doing.

But I mean, the book is almost finished with edits so, I think that’s good. I promise you, I will get through these edits.

The honeymoon was a hard edit but you know what? I did it. Yes, and I’m proud of how it came out. I think it still has the romantic feeling but it is better that it was.

I have even better news now…. my edits are almost done. THREE CHAPTERS LEFT TO EDIT UNTIL THE END OF THE BOOK.  I  am so excited to say that. I can’t believe it.  It feels like it took forever to edit this book but three chapters.  I hope to give you more news on the progress of my book soon.

I look forward to hearing from you soon. I thank you all for your infinite support.

Yours Truly,

Diana Rose

YA Fantasy Romance Published Author

Rewrites: The Long Awaited Proposal

My Dear Future Readers,

Oh my goodness, I can’t believe my edits have come so far !!! This is the best part of the book (at least for me) because this is everything the characters have been waiting for. But not only the characters, I, myself have been waiting for this.

Let me tell you, I love 💘 these characters and their story which is why I took extra care with this part of the book. Marriage and happily ever after is exactly what romance novels are all about! 💍💍💐 For me, reading a book with a happy ending is always the best kind of book.

As a young girl, l learned that sometimes the best happy ending are in books. Life has not always been easy and that why reading a book with a happy ending gave me hope. Hope in a love story is the key to a great story. I always thought a wedding is the most .

beautiful representation of true love.

Why?

Because people promise their hearts and to love each other forever.  I also believe that if it is true love then the love will last long after the wedding day. True love should be something that is constant.

The Wedding 👰🤴

The wedding was a long-awaited event in the Moon Kingdom. The Moon Kingdom and Earth Kingdom royals. The wedding would be one to remember.

If you know me, I love weddings and romance. Writing about a wedding between my two favorite characters was very exciting for me. After everything that my main characters have been through, I thought giving them a large beautiful wedding with a lot of guests would be a well-earned reward. So, I made the proposal and the wedding extra romantic.

When I was editing the chapters about the proposal and the wedding, the way it was written gave me a feeling like I am right there in the story. I wrote these chapters exactly how I wanted it to be in real life. No, to answer your question, I haven’t been married. Writing about it makes me imagine it for myself.

Edits are going well so far. I’m really close to getting it finished.  I’m proud of how it is coming together.

I look forward to hearing from you soon. I thank you all for your infinite support.

Yours Truly,

Diana Rose

YA Fantasy Romance Published Author

 

Rewrites: Eric, The Prince of the Moon Kingdom

My Dear Future Readers,

I’m still here doing edits for Book 1: Forbidden Love.

I  finally got to the chapters about Amy’s younger brother.  These are the fun chapters because he goes on adventures. He gets to travel which to be honest is a lot of fun to write.  I don’t travel much which is why I wanted to let my characters do a little exploring.

Now, that I have to rewrite Eric’s parts in the book,  I only hope that I have been able to make his chapters more fun. Yes, Eric finds love too. Don’t worry.  I did not leave him without a lovely lady.  But the best part of rewriting a story where the little brother of my main character gets to live his life,  is that I can see and show that even he has a life.

Rewrites of Eric’s Travels 

Eric’s traveling adventures were parts of the story where I could really use my imagination.  Why? Because,  he could travel anywhere and meet all kinds of people and creatures. Sometimes I just need to be creative.  You know what….. I think my creativity in these parts paid off.

Here is what my editor had to say about Eric’s story.

“I like the progression of Eric’s storyline.”  -Alyssa Nand

I think that if my editor likes it,  then it will be interesting to my future readers.  I always believed that if I could make at least one person fall in love with my story and that person being my editor then I already did a good job as an author.

Rewrites of Eric’s Love Story 

I think that rewriting the scenes with Princess Sapphira made the chapters romantic and sweet.  I really hope that you will like the rewrites. Eric’s story seems to be better with all of the work that I did. I think his story fits in with the rest of the book because it shows how his own love story played out.

I look forward to hearing from you soon. I thank you all for your infinite support.

Yours Truly,

Diana Rose

YA Fantasy Romance Published Author

Cover Reveal for The Sorceress By Jessica McCrory

My Dear Future Readers,

I have a special treat for all of you. My friend, Jessica McCrory is releasing a new book in January 2018. I’m honored to be helping this amazing person present her book to the world.

So I thought I would give you PREVIEW of her two previous books in The Prophecy Series

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This is the first book in the series and it is where Ana and Dakota’s story begins. Here is a back cover introduction….

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The first book is only the beginning.  Dakota and Anastasia are about to discover a love that will take them to different worlds.

Book 2: The Fighter is about protecting the one you love especially when a war breaks out.

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Here is the back cover description. After reading the back cover myself, I believe that this book will bring you back to the world you have left in Book 1: The Phoenix. 

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I know that Jessica McCrory is the sweetest person I have ever met. She has taught me how to do LIVE VIDEO on Facebook by showing that it was a possibility. She helped me learn about Teasers and now,I am making teasers for my book, Book 1: Forbidden Love.  This woman has taught me about how to write villains.

I am happy to tell you that December 8th she will be doing a a Book Cover Reveal for Book 3: The Sorceress By Jessica McCrory. I will be doing a preorder of that book. I collect her books now too.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.  I thank you all for your infinite support.

Yours Truly,

Diana Rose

YA Fantasy Romance Published Author