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Alex Verus #9.5 – Endgame

(This is part 9.5 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) I finished the first draft of Marked in the summer of 2017.  Its … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #9 – Marked

(This is part 9 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) Marked was the last book in the Alex Verus series that was at … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #8 – Bound

(This is part 8 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) Alex Verus #4, Chosen, and Alex Verus #7, Burned, had a lot in … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #7 – Burned

(This is part 7 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) Burned was the second big transitional book in the Alex Verus series, and … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #6 – Veiled

(This is part 6 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) I finished Hidden in the summer of 2013.  The rewrites would take the … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #5 – Hidden

(This is part 5 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) Hidden was the big planning book of the Alex Verus series.   My … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #4 – Chosen

(This is part 4 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) With Chosen, I decided right from the beginning that I was going to … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #3.5 – Interlude

(This is part 3.5 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) Alex Verus #4, Chosen, was the first big transition book for the series. … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #3 – Taken

(This is part 3 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) Taken was the last Alex Verus novel that was a pre-Alex-Verus novel, in … Continue reading

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Alex Verus #2 – Cursed

(This is part 2 of a 12-part series of author commentaries on the Alex Verus books.  The master post with links to all the parts is here.) I emailed off my rewritten version of Fated in March 2010. The initial … Continue reading

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