Thursday, September 27, 2012

various updates

Oh my gosh. I am reading a super long Stephen King book. I really like it but after 670+ pages of the same book, I'm ready for the thing to be over. I couldn't imagine writing the same story for that long. I would be rewriting and editing forever! That man is a frigging genius.

I haven't been on the blog much this week, have I? The children have many activities going on right now. I was at a boy scout meeting for an hour and a half on Tuesday. And after working a whole day, that is a long ass meeting. 

After I finish reading the never ending Stephen King book, I'm diving into another read-through of Pestilence. Then, while my editor has that, Llewyn's Faith is getting some attention. 

That latter needs some work. It's only like 10000 words, so it shouldn't take too long. 

Part of the story involves a small village turning on some of its own people. I realized that when I wrote it, most of the villagers weren't named. In order for their betrayal to have any emotional impact at all, they need to be more like real people instead of shadows in the night. 

I was being lazy during the first round of writing, at least in that regard. The short story is a companion to Pestilence. I'm going to release maybe shortly before the book on kdp select exclusively at first and then everywhere else later. 

That reminds me, I'm pulling the Lulu special edition of Devil this weekend, so if you want it, you should probably start heading that direction.

Also, if you want to enter the Goodreads giveaway for Devil in the Branch, you'd better get on it. The deadline is 10/1. Here's a link-thing that doesn't appear to be working quite right.


    Goodreads Book Giveaway


        Devil in the Branch by Lea Ryan



          Devil in the Branch

          by Lea Ryan


            Giveaway ends October 01, 2012.
            See the giveaway details
            at Goodreads.

      Enter to win

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