Just wanted to give people an update on how things are going. I'm getting things back from the advanced readers for Book 2. That's my main priority at the moment. It shouldn't be too much longer and I'll start posting that. Book 2 is considerably longer than book 1. Book 2 has close to 350k words at the moment before any final changes and rewrites. Book 2 will cover Alex's entire freshman year. I'm really excited about it!
At the moment I'm writing a "short" story that is a companion piece to book 2 and 3. It's for a character that you guys have not met so far. I put the word short in quotations because the story is turning out to be a bit longer than I had originally planned. That's perfectly okay though because TeNderLoin is loving what I've been sending him.
My writing process is a little planning, for plot structure, and a lot of fly by the seat of my pants. I've found I can't plan too much when it comes to writing because if I do my writing suffers. When I plan too much my writing becomes rigid. Whereas when I just let things flow, the story tends to be more organic in nature. Sometimes that means having more than I thought. Thankfully, I've got a great editor who can let me know if I'm rambling.
But I digress! Work is continuing and more will be coming very shortly. I just wanted to let you guys know what's coming up! In the meantime, don't forget you can keep up with me on both Discord and Patreon! If you head over to Discord, don't just be silent. Let me know you're there. Start a conversation! Even if it isn't about my books! Let me know you're there!
Thanks for all your support!