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Writing Advice Interview: Fresh Updates!

For the month of December, some updates to Brent’s writing advice interview. They don’t have much to do with writing this month, but go HERE to see Brent’s answers to important questions like:
– Will he ever write a Ninja Kitty Night Angel novel?
– What sound does he hate?
– How much does he pay that Bulgarian?

New Writing Advice


Brent has some new writing advice. We’re trying out a new interview-based format. I ask Brent your questions, and he jabbers. You can check out the latest one HERE, now with 100% more bedhead, and pictures of Brent’s workspaces.

Lightbringer 3 Writing Update, Title, etc.

I know I promised you a writing update in September, and I hate to break my word, but here’s a quick update early. I have finished writing the first draft of Lightbringer 3 and we now have a title!

Lightbringer 3 will be called The Broken Eye.

The coming months will be full of editing for me. First, large-scale revisions on my own, then it goes to my editor and we begin the many rounds of work there. As I said before, barring any changes and subject to the almighty publishing schedule, publication will most likely be summer 2014.

Last, as some of you have noticed, I’ve not been posting my monthly writing advice column as I’ve been  spending all my time trying to finish Lightbringer 3. This will probably continue for a month or two, but after I’ve been doing edits for a few months, I’m sure I’ll have lots to say, so it will return sometime this summer. (Thanks for your patience on this. I’m just trying to prioritize what’s most important to most of you.)

When I’ve finished all the substantive edits and/or we have a firm release date for The Broken Eye, I will post another  update on that.



Writing Advice: The Pitch


Brent’s latest writing advice post is here! After taking a break for a couple months to catch up on his novel post-tour, he’s back with a detailed look at how to pitch your novel to an agent.

Check it out HERE.

(Oh, and new poll at right!)