Writing a novel isn't hard work. Its simply putting words down each day and eventually it will get done. Depending on how fast someone writes it may take longer than they hope, but all books get done as long as the author sticks with them.
The problem is those pesky endings. They need to wrap things up but not everything is so easy to tie a bow on. They need to make sense of course, that's a given, but making it all work together is often complicated. The beginning needs to draw a reader in, the middle must be engaging, and the ending must satisfy the reader.
I find endings to be difficult because I know what is supposed to happen but in my mind the characters have already been together for a long time and will continue to be there. Conveying the relationship I know in my head into an ending that the readers can share in is something that takes time and effort, along with a lot of work and re-writes to get to the point that I'm happy with.
Maybe that's why I prefer to write series. In that way, the characters I love never really go away as long as I'm writing the series. And even after the series ends I can still go back and spend time with the characters I've fallen in love with.
Seth, like Jack, is special to me and I am glad that I was able to share his story with all of you. He's unique in my world of characters because he is the first asexual person I have written which was a challenge on its own but I wanted to take it on and I hope you, as the reader, enjoy his story and maybe even learn a little about asexual people in the process.
Who he falls in love with will be a surprise but I will say that its someone you already met in Rescuing Jack. I hope to have this novel completed next week and then it will likely come out early 2015.