Thanks for your patience…I’ve been all kinds of busy doing too many things as of late, but thankfully a handful of said things have been writing related! To wit:
The line edit of The Persistence of Memories is about halfway done. This one’s taking a bit longer than expected, but I hope to get this one out sometime early in the new year. It’s a bit longer than ADoS, but it’s actually shorter than it once was thanks to some heavy editing.
The cover for The Persistence of Memories is still in debate phase. So many cover ideas, but none are gelling just yet! The three books have a color theme: ADoS was to indicate late evening, thus the city glow. TPoM is to have a much darker cover, signifying past-midnight; The Balance of Light is to be brighter than the other two, signifying morning. I’ll have a few outtakes for you in the new year once I have more of a solid idea!
The physical book for A Division of Souls should be ready by January. This one’s been tough, as I had to wait for A. to finish reading and suggest any edits, plus there’s a lot of weird formatting bits that I had to work my way through. Thankfully I’ve figured them out, so at this point it’s a matter of doing the edits and uploading to KDP. As an aside, the new (non-format) edits will also make their way to the e-book as well for consistency.
Longhand work on Walk in Silence continues apace, a few pages at a time. Okay, this one has morphed so many times since its inception quite some years ago, but I’ve finally got it anchored. This version is most likely the latest and last version. It’s not exactly the nonfic book about 80s college radio that I’d originally envisioned (that may be a future book), but that music is still the main backbone. It’s now become a memoir of sorts.
The new (still as yet untitled) Mendaihu Universe story got a reread recently. It’s got some really good ideas, but it’s still very spotty. Once I’m caught up with all my other projects, this one gets shotgun.
So yeah…all this on top of the usual fourth quarter Day Job silliness and other personal events going on. It’s slow going, but I’m getting there! 🙂