As the title suggests, I have a new audiobook coming out. It’s due to be released on Audible later this month (May 2017), but it will be right here on this site in just a few days!
I’d like to say a big thank you to my son, David, who edited the mess of audio I gave him, and even managed to get the whole thing finished up by the end of April. Good job!
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So, with only a vague idea of where this book is headed, I have set out on the voyage to write the third in the Omnifex Chronicles: Montgomery’s Fear of the Dark.
The aim to get 50-60 thousand words written by the end of November, which will hopefully make up the entire first draft. Subsequent drafts will grow the book by up to 20% as plots reveal themselves and have to be tidied up and have back stories added etc. Most of the plots emerge as the book’s being written, but the main one (and a few side plots) … Read More
Now that I have a tentative title and a possible plot for the third Montgomery book – “Montgomery’s Fear of the Dark” – I have decided to change the voice for this one. By voice, I really mean the book’s point-of-view. For Montgomery’s Trouble in the Underworld and Montgomery’s Battle with Atlantis, the whole story is told from Montgomery’s point-of-view. This worked fine for what was a fairly straightforward plot, even with a few twists and turns, but book 3 is going to be faster paced and with more story strands woven together. At this point in the planning … Read More
In preparation for the release of Montgomery’s Battle with Atlantis next month, Jon Wotton – the guy who made the map of Steepleford – is working on a new map of the Underworld city of Lundarien.
Here’s a copy of my preliminary sketch. Jon’s will, thankfully, be much better!
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The weeks are streaming past, and November is suddenly mere moments away. So, while I’m busying myself with the plot for the murder-mystery novel – which is proving to be a very different creature from plotting my other novels – I thought I’d give you the premise for the story.
It goes as follows:
Following the death of his father, Lord Protector of Trinity Isle, our protagonist reluctantly heads into the English Channel for the funeral, hoping it will be a short (and final) visit to his old island home. Events, however, conspire against him and he soon finds himself
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