On the subject of blurbs You may not know what a blurb is, because you may not be a writer.  A blurb is a summary of a story– around 300 words– that took the author somewhere in the area of 100,000 words to tell.  These are the things that end up on the back covers of…

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Neglectful I have been neglecting my Immortal series for a little while longer than I probably should have.  I apologize!  I’ve been busy with Fixer and Sapphire Blue and Surviving Hector and life in general, and this means everyone’s favorite character– Adam, the immortal man– has been getting entirely too little attention. Worse than that, new readership has slowed down.  And again, this…

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Titles are hard I hate the idea of working on a novel whose title is Immortal 3 because we all know unless this is a movie it’s not going to end up actually being called Immortal 3.  (It should be a movie though.  Hollywood: give me a call!  We’ll do lunch!)  The problem is no title has been…

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Writing from scratch I don’t want to alarm anybody, but do you realize how long it’s been since I started a novel from scratch?  It’s been… hang on… (counting) SEVEN YEARS. (Holy shit.  It’s been seven years.  I was sort of kidding around when I started this post, but that’s forever!) I have done a lot…

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Your attention please I have begun writing the third Immortal book.  It has no title yet, so let’s just called it Immortal 3.  Either that or The Search for Spock, but I think that’s been used. As an aside, I have some kind of tendon damage in the index finger of my right hand, and it’s…

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