I haven’t made as much progress as I had hoped to over the past several months. I’ve been rather busy in my day-to-day life. BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: A Tremor on the Web, the prequel to my forthcoming Corridor of Doors trilogy will be moving forward ahead of schedule. Once I finish the Dreadknights sequel, now called … More August 10 to October 2, 2018
Dreadknights 2 is up to 52,303 words with 8 or 9 chapters left to go. I have a surprise character everyone probably thought was dead returning for this story.
Dreadknights 2 is up to 43,142 words, meaning that it has reached the full novel benchmark. The first Dreadknights book was a little over 60,000 words. The story is developing well and I have about ten chapters left to write, so this one will be comparable. I am now sure there will not be a … More Writing Progress: July 17 thru 26, 2018
If you’ve been reading my Facebook feed and some of my recent posts, you know that I’ve had 4 books Suppressed by Amazon Createspace’s Content Validation Request Team. Basically, if they find your book published “elsewhere,” even though the Member agreement with Amazon is non-exclusive, they prevent you and Createspace’s everyday customer service from accessing … More Writing Progress: July 5 thru 16, 2018
Continued working on the front and back matter for Soulbright. Also working on updated ads in all books. Spent time formatting a long overdue 6×9 mass-market paperback version of Johnny Came Home. Johnny was initially released as a trade paperback, mostly because I felt the larger 7×10 trim size would more readily invoke the spirit … More June 30 to July 4, 2018
My chainsaw edits resulted in a Soulbright word count of 109,530 words; however, I had to add front and back matter. I’m still formatting, but the current word count is 111,347 at 439 pages. Any way you slice it, this is my biggest book to date. I’ve also been working out some plot points in … More June 22 to 29, 2018
Soulbright is down to 122,483 words, which is 18,436 less than the original draft’s 140,919. I’ve finalized the cover for Dreadknights 2.