Name of fiction work? And were there other names you considered that you would like to share with us? The Devil’s Woods – while writing the manuscript over many years it was titled Skinners. Then a series using that name came out, so I changed my title to Tricksters, which reflected the Native Canadian mythology. Eventually, I chose to title the book based on the nickname for the haunted forest where people keep disappearing.
Can you give the reader just enough information for them to understand what is going on in the excerpt? I’m including an excerpt of the prologue. The story kicks off with Kyle, Eric, and Shawna’s father, Jon Elkheart, searching the infamous woods for the missing people from his expedition.
Were there any deletions from this excerpt that you can share with us? And can you please include a photo of your marked up rough drafts of this excerpt. I only included half of the prologue. Unfortunately, I do not have any marked-up rough drafts.
Other works you have published?
Anything you would like to add? Later this year, I plan to release a short story collection and novella called They Stalk the Night. I’ve also completed two more books (Tomb of Gods, a novel and Savage Island, a novella) that are currently going through the publishing process.