Brandon Cornwell

Blacksmith, Woodsmith, and Wordsmith

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NaNoWriMo is done!

So, I am proud to say that this year for NaNoWriMo, I have written 94,663 words, almost twice the target of 50,000 words! Adding that to the 17,212 I wrote in October, and Snowfall’s draft was wrapped up at 111,875 words!

So what’s next? Well, next is me catching my breath for a few days! I didn’t take a single day off this month (not even Thanksgiving), so I’m going to spend a few days with my wife and kids before I kick in to my next project. I’ll be taking Rising Thunder, Thunderbolt, and Storm’s Break and giving them a pass with the editing process I used for Songs of the Northlands. Being completely self published, edited, revised, so on and so forth, I’ve had to learn a lot while on the road of being an author, and a lot of what I learned was in genre expectations, prose, consistency, and more.

So I am going to go through the three books that form the Warrior’s Trilogy, and giving them a solid editing so that I can release them as a single volume. Now, there will be some minor changes, mostly as to what content I decide to keep in the final cut, but the complete, unedited versions will still be available from Amazon as the stand-alone volumes of the trilogy. The story and chronology will all stay the same, but there were a few places that were a bit more graphic than I would prefer in retrospect, so those bits will get… a good sanding and coat of polish, as it were.

In any case, I hope that you’re as excited about the the upcoming Mage’s Trilogy that will be my main focus for the next year and a half or so as I am, and I hope to see you all back in the world of Erde very soon! The first book of the Mage’s Trilogy, Snowfall, is set to be released on April 1st, 2019!

Written by Brandon Cornwell in November 30, 2018 / 775 Views

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