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An Update on Works in Progress

Hey everyone! I hope you are doing well, and if you're in the United States I hope you managed to survive the election because phew! That was a rough one. In a lot of ways, my field of work was dependent on this election and I can sigh in relief in the fact that it somehow turned toward the better. Not just for me, but I believe for a lot of others as well. But because of this, and some other issues, I got very little done book wise. I did come up with a plan on what to focus on next though.


So right now there are three main things that I am focusing on. I am going to revise the older short story, The Dark West. Which should not take long if I don't get distracted by life and massive elections that will shift the course of American history. Then the final critiques have came in for Alice: Khoza's Tale. So I will be editing that into a third draft, and then heading into the polishing phase. That will be the next new short story to be published. Then lastly, I wrote an expansion for the old short story Somewhere Beyond the Sea I decided to make that a priority to get that polished up and re release the story as a much longer tale. I am not releasing it as a new title, but as the same title. This way people who already own it or the Flying Pigs and Witches short collection in digital (which is the only format they exist in now) will get the expansion as a free update. Also I have been considering releasing paper back versions of the anthologies and creating local giveaways. So I really want Flying Pigs and Witches to be the best version it can be before I do that.


Beyond that, I am also working on revising an older title Warped. It is a goal that I have been moving slowly toward. I promise to complete it one day. Also after Alice: Khoza'a Tale is done, the next new short will be All The Good Times In Boston (A working tittle). Its an dark fantasy apocalypse tale that I wanted to edit and release earlier this year. But this has been such a bad year, that after working so hard on the horror tale Meteor City, I had to work on something more light hearted. But now its back to dark fantasy with this this one. And once all The Good Times in Boston is finished, I will have enough revised shorts for a third volume of short stories. I have no idea what it will be called. I will figure that out when I get there.


And of course, the audio project is still going for the time being.


This week it its the first part of Alice: Stone's Story. It can be found at @ https://youtu.be/vn1r6j5ofOU


And if you decide to check this out and you do like it, there are a few ways to support:

1) By making a small donation thru Patreon @ https://www.patreon.com/user?u=10411921

2) By purchasing the ebook version @ https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0776MR6CC

3) Or if you are a Unlimited Member, download the title and flip through the pages. There is pay for every page read according to Amazon's algorithm and every little bit helps.

4) And also, Alice: Stone's Story is in the Meteors & Monsters collection, so you can support by just checking that out as well.



Overall, that is my plan for now. I know that is not all that exciting. There's no free stuff or sales this week. No new exciting releases. But I hope to have more fun stuff in the future.

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