The easy part was thinking up the story and putting it on paper.
The hard part was edit after edit. At some point, a writer gets fed up with looking at the same project. Then, you’ll want to push it on out to agents, publishers, or the world. But DON’T.
Hang in there. Put it away for a while. Go back to it and keep going back until you are sure it’s ready.
I lost count on The Devil’s Backbone. Five or six trips though, editing-rewriting.
The Happy Dance has started!