Well … well, well, well. Is it time to resucitate the Satis name? Time for a return to epic, dark fantasy?
I think so!
So I recognize that I haven’t posted here in months, and I haven’t posted consistently for years, and that most of you will have forgotten who I am. However, I’m still here, still alive, and still working.
First of all, I want you to know I haven’t been neglecting the Redemption of Erâth series. (Well, I have actually, but for good reason.) You see, in the time I’ve been absent, I’ve written and published a Young Adult novel under my real name called 22 Scars. You can find it here, here and here. It’s gone exceptionally well, and is one of the pieces of work I’m most proud of. It’s dark, dismal, depressing and uplifting, and was something utterly important in my life.
But it’s done—the book is written, it’s out there, and it’s (slowly) garnering reviews. Which means that, while I still intend to work on that side of things, the time has come to return to Erâth.
As you may or may not remember, the third book in the series, Ancients & Death, is in fact fully written. It needs some significant editing and trimming, but the point is, it’s done. And I’ve let it slide for so long, I almost forgot how good it is.
As in, it’s really good. Though I may only be speaking for myself, it’s by far the best Redemption of Erâth book so far, with some of the best revelations, shocks and emotional scenes I’ve ever written (for fantasy). I really, really can’t wait to get it out there.
To that extent, I’m going to (re)start something I tried a little while ago: I’m going to post a chapter of Ancients & Death every few days for the next few weeks, so that I can share with you just how excited I am about it. I want you to read it. I want you to enjoy it. And if you like it, or if you want to know how Brandyé and Elven came to be where there are, I’m going to go a step further: if you want a free copy of books one and two, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and I’ll pass one on to you!
I can’t wait to see what you think!