— The Lost Words

Things are afoot. You can tell by the exclamation mark in my title. As it turns out, the first physical proof of The Humbled, the fourth and the LAST volume in The Lost Words series, has arrived at my doorstep. It is time to read and hunt for mistakes.

The Humbled proof

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Golly O’Blimey, my short story The Girl with the Flaxen Hair, featured in the SFFWorld.com 2014 anthology, War to End All Wars: Alternate Tales from the Trenches, has been nominated for the 2014 Sidewise Awards!

Wars to End All Wars anthology

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Hello guys. Here’s a quick update. The Humbled is almost ready. There is still some work left to be done, and I will have to re-read the final proof one more time, and fix all the little spelling errors that sneak in ever so, ahem, sneakily, but we’re coming ever closer to the publication date. To wit, the fine and new and all dandy cover.

The Humbled, ready cover

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Nine years of Dedoimedo means nine days of free books. I am delighted to announce the ninth birthday of my main website, to wit, we are going to have nine days of literary partying. The three books, The Betrayed, The Broken, and the Forgotten will each be available for three days on Amazon, free of charge and in reverse order.

Celebration

Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Personally, I do not believe in writer’s block. I do not think it really exists. You can always sit down and write something. The only question is, are you going to be pleased with the outcome? Which brings me to the topic of mood.

Mood

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There. I’ve just initiated the process for publishing the fourth and the last volume in The Lost Words series. With some luck and hard work on my end, as well as that of my publisher, we should see this book go live in about 3-4 months. Oh, by the way, the book name is The Humbled. Nice, right?

The Humbled cover

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Trap? The trap is called the Kevin Smith trap, and what inspired me to write this piece is Kevin’s body horror film called Tusk. Basically, it’s about a guy anatomically turning another guy into a walrus. Are you disgusted yet? Good.

Walrus, trap, teaser

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Another one bites the typewriter. I’m pleased to announce that I’ve completed another novel. It’s a fantasy book, set in Biblical times, with all the lovely cliches you can think of. Heroic warriors, the Book of Revelations, the Number of the Beast, Armageddon, everything, and then some. Plus, there’s a lovely story, too.

Dragon

Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0; courtesy of wikipedia.org.

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Go figure, I’m feeling benevolent again. Which means you can lay your digital hands on a free Kindle copy of The Broken, the second book in The Lost Words series, starting April 8, midnight PST and ending April 10, same time. If you haven’t downloaded this one yet, and let me remind you of the lovely and lucrative Dedoimedo contest, then you might wanna put an entry in your calendar for later this week.

The Broken, proof 1

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Yes. I am happy to announce that I have started working on the publication of the fourth and the final volume in The Lost Words series. There will be no more books about Adam, James and the rest of them. This is the very last one, and the body count shall rise. You need not wait for 2055 for the closure. It’s happening very soon. To keep you entertained, here’s the cover image.

The Humbled cover

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