Tag: publishing

A Sorcerer’s Rings is Released

A Sorcerer’s Rings is now up on Amazon.com. The paperback book is about ready to go, as well. Here is the cover for the paperback. You can read the blurb if you’ve got a large screen. One more book in the Song of Sorcery series: A Sorcerer’s Fist. It should be out end of May, beginning of June.

The Song of Sorcery books have done well and it’s all because of readers who, I hope, like my books. Thank you all.

The Emperor’s Pet has just been published on Amazon!

The Emperor’s Pet has just been submitted to Amazon and is now published.  I put in a lot of extra time and changed my post-draft workflow to get it done, and my efforts worked.  I probably saved two weeks in the process and have caught up, despite spending some quality time with Demeron last month. You will note my typical excerpt of the next book in the back of The Emperor’s Pet is a little shorter than usual. That’s so I could get this book out earlier.

The excerpt is for Book Six in the Disinherited Prince series and goes by the title The Misplaced Prince. I’m still pretty much in the planning mode, but I did know enough about where the book was headed to write part of the first chapter for the excerpt. Book Six is scheduled for the end of June.

 

Writing Status – The Emperor’s Pet

Publishing Demeron’s tale has put my publishing schedule behind a bit. I knew it would. I’m only halfway through The Emperor’s Pet and have been dealing with a reader revolt over my treatment of Pol and Shira’s relationship in The Sleeping God.  My mea culpa is below in another post, but after The Emperor’s Pet is out, I will go back and rewrite The Sleeping God as a second edition with less aggression on the part of Shira.

I’m probably about two weeks behind, so it looks like my next book is targeted for release after the first week in May.  I’ll definitely shoot to have The Emperor’s Pet out before Mother’s Day.

Tentative Writing Schedule

I’ve had some emails and comments on my book releases. I thought a post outlining my thinking for 2017 would be useful.

I have set a goal of six full-length novels and one novella for 2017.  That is about a novel every two months.  For the Disinherited Prince series, Book Four is currently being drafted and is scheduled for a February release.  That will be followed by a novella that will be released during April with a different character than Pol. Then I’ll try to squeeze in five novels in nine months from April to December.  I’ve got two more books (Book 5 and Book 6) in the series sketched out, but I’m not quite sure on how I will handle Pol after a certain event and I don’t know if there will be reader fatigue.

I have two or three ideas for future series, but I can’t be definitive. I also have some extensions to write, a promised sequel to The Power Bearer and I have two more books sketched out to turn The Quest of the Wizardess into a trilogy. Again it will all depend on the continued popularity of the Disinherited Prince.

My plans are always subject to change, but that’s my vision for this year.

The Disinherited Prince is Published!

My twenty-third book has just been published. The Disinherited Prince is the first book in a new series. In my previous post I gave the blurb for the book. We will see where this series goes, but it is currently scheduled to be a seven book series.  We pick up Pol, the disinherited prince, at twelve years old and will see him grow in the first few books. As he gets older his horizons change and he will change, struggling with his identity, his talent and his place in the Baccusol Empire.

It is available at Amazon as an kindle book and in paperback form.

Send me an email and let me know how you like the book.

By the way, the next book in the series is already underway.  This one has to title of The Monk’s Habit.

Magician In Captivity – Now Released

MagInCaptivity-MedThe latest book in the Power of Poses series, Magician In Captivity is now available at Amazon and Createspace and is coming soon to most e-book retailers.

Here is the blurb:

POWER OF POSES SERIES -Book Three

MAGICIAN IN CAPTIVITY

After a disastrous reunion with Valanna, Trak heads to the mysterious land of Bennin to rescue a Toryan princess sold into slavery. The Warish King sends Valanna back to Pestle to verify that the King of Pestle is no longer under Warish control. The Vashtan menace continues to infect the countries of the world and embroil both Trak and Valanna in civil conflict, while neither of them can shake off the attraction both of them feel towards each other. FANTASY – EPIC / SWORD & SORCERY / New Adult

Next Installment in Power of Poses Series slated for March-April Release

The next installment of Power of Poses, Book Three, is scheduled for a March-April release.  Titled Magician in Captivity, it continues the two storylines of Valanna and Trak as they pursue different paths in different countries.  As you might surmise, Trak is imprisoned, at least once and Valanna has to fight troubles of her own as new revelations entwine our two star-crossed couple into the turbulent events of their world.

The first draft is about fifty percent completed.  For those of you who have waited a long time for the second book, have faith.  The third book is definitely coming.