It is done!! And it only took about 2 months to complete this time. Most of the changes this time were very minor. I had to add some extra detail here and there and rework the ending a bit.
Second Draft- 24,118 words, 19 chapters, 56 pages
Third Draft- 26,500 words, 20 chapters, 61 pages
My hope is that Coffee, Cats and Murder is almost ready for the next stage. Attempting to publish. I feel that I have spent a lot of time with these characters and I am ready to send them out into the world and turn my attention to the other stories that are gnawing at my brain.
Here’s hoping my editors feel the same way.