I'm currently hard at work on my latest book, which has the working title of either "A Mouth Full of Ashes" or "Mouth Full of Ashes", depending on how I feel that day. This has become one of those things that I find enormously burdensome. To include the "A" or not include the "A". I'm currently leaning towards including the "A". But that's right now.
It's a difficult book to write in some ways, because - as much as I love and am very connected with the characters and the storyline - it requires me to delve into a very dark place every time I revisit these characters. Coming home after a hard day's work and diving into someone else's personal hell isn't always easy.
Maybe I should just turn on the TV and relax with an episode of "The Real Housewives of...
Or maybe hell is just a relative term.
Incidentally, should hell be capitalized? Heaven always is. And let's face it, they're both pretty big. I'm unsure of their current populations, ratio-wise - I'd have to look it up on Wikipedia - but I'm guessing it's around 50/50.