Tag Archives: Paul B. Spence

Book News: March 4, 2023

After much deliberation (which sounds so much better than waffling, I think), we decided not to wait until May to publish The Dark Plaza. That book is on preorder now, and the release date is the first of April. If … Continue reading

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Books and Cats

Writing-related stuff: Paul’s novel The Instruments of Faith is now available in hardcover. He’s approximately twenty percent through the first draft of the sequel.   The Dark Plaza (final book of The Awakening) will go on preorder sometime in March. This … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: February 6, 2023

A few minutes ago (6:58 PM), I finished editing The Dark Plaza, the fifth and final book of The Awakening. (*happy dance*) Sometime soonish, Paul will go back over the manuscript one last time, clarifying pronouns, filling in dropped words, … Continue reading

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Paul’s First HARDCOVER Novel Now Out!

Notice that I said novel; this is not his first book to be published in hardcover. (For a bit about his nonfiction book, see this.) We got the proof/author copy of the hardcover edition for I Won’t Cry for Yesterday … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: January 19, 2023

With the finalization of the back-cover blurb, the cover for Riders on the Storm (yay! the real title, finally) is finished and ready to go. Paul doesn’t want to do a cover reveal or anything yet, but it shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: January 13, 2023

But first, kitten pictures! That’s Soot Sprite (Sprite, for short), the new kitten. She’s older than she looks; she’s just tiny. It doesn’t show well in this photo due to the lighting, but she’s a black tabby with white/pale grey … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal (and Blurb): The Instruments of Faith

A bright crimson stain on snow and the smell of burnt flesh… Dr. Michelle Fredericks is contacted by the FBI to assist in the investigation of a series of grisly occult murders in Eastern Kentucky. The case looks like a … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going

Happy 2013! No, that’s not a typo. It’s currently the first day (first few hours, even) of 2013, in the novel Paul finished writing on Wednesday. Truth be told, the characters in the novel are, for the most part, not … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice and the New Year… in a Fictional World Much Like This One

University students’ love lives! Family secrets! Dramatic irony! First, there’s the Solstice party in Cincinnati (yes, I know Cincinnati exists in this world, but lots of Earths have a Cincinnati), at the home of two of the characters in the … Continue reading

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How the Writing Is Going: December 5 and 6, 2022

Dec. 5, 3 PM: At least 4,500 more words on book three of the “prequel series” got written last week, and this week is already off to a good start. Right now, about two and a half miles from here, … Continue reading

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