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Beta Reading

Like a lot of authors, I have a beta reading group – a small group of people to whom I send my work in progress for discussion/feedback.  With the Alex Verus series completed, and a new series in the planning … Continue reading

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Writing Update

A quick update this week covering the various things I’m working on.   Risen Alex Verus #12 is still with my publishers.  They’ve told me that I should be getting the first-round edits back around the end of the month, so … Continue reading

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Arcana Emporium Artwork!

Something different for this week!  An environment artist called Lucy Zini got in touch with me a while ago about a university project involving concept art of the Arcana Emporium, Alex’s shop in the Alex Verus series.  Here are some … Continue reading

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Alex Verus – The Future (Short Fiction)

As promised two weeks ago, here’s some news about where I am with the Alex Verus series. First things first:  the manuscript of the final Alex Verus novel, Risen, is still with my publishers.  I’m supposed to get the first-round edits … Continue reading

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Alex Verus – The Future (After Book 12)

Okay, it’s been a couple of weeks since I sent off the manuscript for Risen and I’ve recovered a bit, so here’s a look at what’s going to be happening with the Alex Verus setting going forward! (Sidenote:  I originally … Continue reading

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The End

And it’s done.   I finished editing the manuscript for Alex Verus #12, a.k.a. Risen, last weekend, and sent it off to my publishers at the beginning of the week.  It’s now with my US and UK editors and will stay … Continue reading

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Edits

Busy editing Risen.  It’s the last time I’ll be doing this for an Alex Verus novel.  Strange feeling. Book should be heading off to my publishers by Monday.

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Happy New Year!

Happy 2021 to everyone!  Hope it goes well! I’m just in the middle of writing the last pages of the epilogue to Book #12.  It should all be done and sent off by next week’s post – I’ll go into … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Update

Merry Christmas to everyone!  I know 2020 hasn’t been the best year for a lot of you, but hopefully things will get better.   Alex Verus #12, otherwise known as Risen, is very close to done.  I finished the last chapter … Continue reading

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Last Chapter & News of Verus #12

Just started the last confrontation in what’ll be the last chapter of the last Alex Verus book.  Word count is at 94,000 out of my original estimate of 90,000.   Alex Verus #12 also now has a title and a (projected) … Continue reading

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