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How the Writing Is Going: August 27, 2022

As of yesterday afternoon at five, the word count for Stormriders had reached 48K. (Numbers and whether or not they ought to be spelled out in writing remind me of a joke my dear clone-sibling shared with me a couple … Continue reading

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Cover reveal!

(I want to say something about discussing art while we wait, but… *shrug*) This picture is the not-quite-finished cover for the last book of The Awakening series. I think all that remains to be done with it is the sort … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: July 20, 2022

Sometime this spring/early summer, Paul decided that he needed to make a few adjustments to the manuscript for The Dark Plaza in light of things the characters told him during the writing of the prequel series, so he’s been making … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: April 19, 2022

Current word count on the current WIP is exactly 47, 416. Also, the first eight chapters of The Dark Plaza (this could still be just a working title, so don’t get mad at me if it’s published as something else) … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: April 8, 2022

Word count for the WIP is now forty thousand (40,000). One of the main threads in the story is currently dealing with a lot of “normal life” stuff, exactly the sort of thing the author usually doesn’t write about. It’s … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: April 3, 2022

The first thing my twin said to me on Friday: “I dreamed about the apocalypse.” Fiction writers’ conversations must sound really weird to people who don’t know they’re talking about fiction. I don’t know the word count on the WIP … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: March 27, 2022

On Friday afternoon, word count for book three of this series was approximately 12, 200. The last scene the author read to us — cut short, alas, because he’d run out of time — was tremendously fun to hear, although … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: March 22, 2022

The first draft of book two is now done; word count is 94, 127. We’ll have pizza for dinner tonight to celebrate, of course. 🙂 Two down, and three to go… Paul will be announcing the series title, plus the … Continue reading

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Sometimes, his clone-sibling has a new blog post.

Link: Still alive and writing! Paul says, “At the winter solstice, I got the idea of writing a prequel series about Drake […].”  

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How the Writing Is Going: March 17, 2022

Word count is now above 80K for the first draft of the second book in the series. This portion of the story is winding down: Some of the major characters will soon go their separate ways, and some of them … Continue reading

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