I am being quite ruthless and some sections are being drastically cut - I am already down to 145,000 words from 151,000, and I am about half way through the book. Draft 2 is still on schedule for early March, I am happy to say.
For this book, I hope to be able to find a reader - not an editor, but someone who can spot a few things for me.
I expect the typesetting to take place over July/August, so we're still on schedule for a December publication date!
In the meantime, I need to make a decision about attending The London Book Fair in April. It's £30 and I would only go there for one day, but it would have to be worth it! Decisions, decisions...