Hi, Chris. "The Snow Garden" and "A Density of Souls" are my favorite Christopher Rice books. Being under contract and writing for deadlines, how long do you have to write a novel? And how many drafts do you write before anyone else sees the manuscript? I look forward to THE VINES. I love your books.
I'll write as many drafts as I have time to write. I'm an obsessive reviser. My first drafts are often not fit for publication. My outlines are not incredibly detailed and my first drafts are deliberately messy as a result. I really do believe writing is re-writing.