Her Secret Love Has to Wait
Once the story is ready, I send it to my editor. She usually takes 2-3 weeks. During that time I start planning my next book. And I figure out the book description or blurb for the current book.
I revise the story based on my editor's suggestions. And that’s not always easy. When the book has one plot line and she suggests smart changes, it is hard to reimagine the story and decide where the new ideas best fit. And I send it back to my editor for a final story review.
After I have made any additional updates, it goes to the first proofreader for three weeks and then to the second proofreader for three weeks.
I'm learning to use this time to plan the launch promotion for the current book. And start writing the next one!