Just something I’ve been playing with as I dive into the new book. I suspect some of the writers can relate?
(Click here if the graph gets truncated and you need the full view.)
The Stages of Book Love:
ETA: Also see this graph and blog post by Maureen McHugh. I honestly don’t remember whether I’ve seen McHugh’s graph before, but it’s very possible I saw it reposted somewhere, and that it was hiding in the back of my mind as I worked on my own graph.