*Blows dust off website*
Well… *cough*. Well here we are. The last time I updated this site, the Broncos won the Super Bowl. Not to say I’ve been idle in that time, just that there wasn’t a lot to talk about. “What do you mean?” I hear you ask. “Actors have died! Trump is president!” Well, yes, that is all true. However this site is about my writing and my writing career. I try to keep politics and news limited only to Facebook, and then only to my personal, more private account. That being said, there ARE a lot of writing things to talk about. So, let’s get started.
The first thing I’ll mention is I’m switching computers. No, not just buying a new one, I’m going from Windows to Apple. My old Lenovo IdeaPad wasn’t compatible with Windows 10, and when Microsoft forced the update down my throat, it essentially ruined it beyond sensible use. The automatic updates, which I couldn’t turn off, made things even worse, to the point I decided to step away from Microsoft altogether and get an Apple MacBook Pro for my next laptop. It lacks some of the things I like, such as a DVD player, but is backward compatible enough to use most of my old hardware. Needless to say, the switch has caused some compatibility issues with my publishers, but hopefully that will be fixed in short order.
Next, The Dark Dozen‘s contract has been extended, so if you haven’t gotten a copy yet, now’s your chance to buy a book, and save a life. It contains one of the first published works featuring my protagonist Tibbold E. Reily. I have planned for more short stories and even whole novels surrounding this character, so get a jump on your friends and be “in the know” about his exploits should he ever became a mainstream icon. Bragging rights are sometimes the best rights.
Finally, The Last Chronicle of Azureden: A Deal in the Darkness is slated for release next week! Though I’m excited, I’m not about to rest on my laurels of actually having a full novel out on the market. Work on book two is already underway, and given the exceptional treatment by Ellysian Press, I will do my best to make it something they will want to continue publishing. Maer Willson and Jen Ryan have done a phenomenal job on editing and proofing so that everything has come together in an excellent package. If you have the time, click on the link in my Links page and check out the publisher’s website. They have many excellent books sure to appease almost any narrative appetite. A photo of the cover and a brief blurb are already on my Books page, so if you want to see it, go there and check it out (along with my other works)
Remember to follow in order to stay posted for more news leading up to the final release. Print versions should be out one week after the e-versions hit the market.
Allan B. Anderson