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February Update

Various bits and pieces of news for this week:   • Alex Verus #9, Marked, is creeping steadily along towards publication.  It’s currently at the proof stage, being looked over by proofreaders.  Release date remains July 5th 2018.  As usual, … Continue reading

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Fanart!

Something different today!  An artist by the name of Gergana Hristova has done some fanart of the Alex Verus series – I came across it while browsing her review of the series on Goodreads, and loved the drawings, so asked … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #99

From: Malachi Are certain mage hybrids impossible? Like a hybrid between a Fire & Ice mage or a Diviner & Probability mage? I don’t know if they’re actually impossible, but there are lots of combos that I’ve never ever heard … Continue reading

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New Year News

And I’m back!  A few bits of news to catch up on now that I’m back in the country.   First, Bound has been nominated for the RT Awards, under Urban Fantasy Worldbuilding. I don’t think I’ve ever been nominated … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from everyone in the Alex Verus world! I’m out of the country at present, and won’t be returning until a couple of weeks into January.  Posts will resume on the 19th.  

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Merry Christmas!

Wow, looking at the URL, I just realised that this is the fifth time I’ve made a post like this.  It’s been a busy five years.  Hope your Christmas goes well, and I’ll see you after the holidays!

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Copy-Edits Again

Just finishing up the copy-edits for book #9, Marked.  They’re close to done at the time of writing, so by the time you read this, they might very well be complete.  Copy-edits are the last point at which I make … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #98

From: Fade Why is Alex so vehemently against the title of Dark Mage? Every time somebody labels him with it, he denies it vehemently, but it seems to me that Alex does abide by the principles pretty extensively, determined to … Continue reading

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Off Again

And here we go again.  Alex Verus #10 is underway as of today.   Target date for completion of the first draft is June 2018.  Given how late the last one was, I’m not sure if I’m going to make … Continue reading

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How Many Alex Verus Books Will There Be?

This was something that was asked a couple of times in relation to my last post, (and has been asked lots more times in the past) and I figured it deserved its own post to answer.  The short answer is … Continue reading

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