Tag Archives: The Awakening
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
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
(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
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
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 […].”
Editing status: boss fight
I’m about two-thirds of the way through the manuscript, at least. I would have had this one done months ago, but various real-life circumstances (mostly health problems) got in the way of me even working on it. (You know me: … Continue reading
*drinks coffee… picks up red pen*
Monday afternoon, my clone-sibling (*wonders if this means Paul is also able to wield the Red Pen of Doom — y’know, just in case*) handed over the manuscript for the fifth book of The Awakening series. Notice that I’m not … Continue reading
…And then there was that time when his clone-sibling finished writing the final book in a series.
For reasons unknown to me, I’ve had strains of the Rush song “Bravado” running through my head. (Could be Jon’s fault, could be Jason’s fault… “Thematic elements” and all, y’know?) Clearly, I thought, this is a sign from Murphy, god … Continue reading
“What’s the worst thing that could happen…?”
Those of you who read Paul’s novels will be happy to know that he has just passed one hundred twenty-seven thousand words on the first draft of the fifth/final book of The Awakening (a.k.a. the Tebrey novels). He was writing … Continue reading
Origin stories… or stories’ origins, at least.
While looking through old computer files on Monday, Paul discovered five unpublished short stories about Hrothgar Tebrey: stuff he wrote for fun, back when we were both hanging out with a writers’ group in a city back east. I’m pretty … Continue reading