End of Writing

July 19, 2014

I will not be editing and publishing Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs as originally planned. I’m no longer motivated or care to continue writing in any form, and so I’m more or less canceling the rest of the series and any other future story I wished to tell.

I’m sorry for those of you who were looking forward to this. If I still feel this way in a month or two, I may just publish the first draft on here for free for all to read. It will be incomplete with notes to myself to look back at the previous books, but at least those of you who really wanted to know what happened next could read it.

Thanks for the support for the first three and through the fourth, and I hope my motivation changes, though I’d rather it didn’t. Thank you, and I’m sorry.

Lawrence


Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs Delayed

July 14, 2014

Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs

Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs

I’m sorry to anyone who was anxious and hoping to read the latest addition of the Cloaks book series today, but I’ve had to delay its release. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the first draft done until last Wednesday, but I’ve already started the editing/revisions process and will be working hard to get through all of that as soon as possible. Depending on the amount of work that needs to be done, I may be reading through and making changes for a month, as well as sending out one of the drafts to some test readers for their input. I’m now aiming for the end of August for the book’s release at the latest, if not sooner since the hardest part of writing a book is now behind me. Once more, I’m sorry for the inconvenience, but it will be worth the wait. More to come soon!


Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs will be released July 13, 2014

May 1, 2014

Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs

Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs


It’s been awhile but I’m still here. Cloaks: Book 4: The Directs still doesn’t have a first draft done but it’s getting closer with only a handful of chapters to go. By the end of the month, I will have the first draft and most of a second draft done, hopefully with test readers reading through it. I’ve picked July 13, 2014 for the release because that will be the one year mark since The Illusionists was published for everyone. The setbacks have been unfortunate, but I haven’t given up on this and will make the time to get it done because at least one person asked, “When does the next one come out?” A blurb for The Directs will be made soon, but for now, check out the first three Cloaks novels and other short stories.


Short Story: The Rock

November 21, 2013

Lately, as I continue slowly working away at Cloaks: Book 4, I’ve been plagued by ideas for short stories. Currently, I’ve finished two with notes and lines jotted down for a few others. For now, I’ll share one of those stories and save the next one for next week. This story has a bit of a mystery to it, so share your thoughts on the players and the setting. Enjoy!
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Cloaks: Book 3: The Illusionists Available Now!

July 13, 2013

Cloaks: Book 3: The Illusionists

Cloaks: Book 3: The Illusionists is now available as an ebook through Barnes & Noble.com and Amazon.com! I’ve posted an excerpt here for those longing for a bit of magic. I’d love to hear your thoughts, so all I can say is enjoy!


Cover & Blurb for Cloaks: Book 3: The Illusionists!

May 23, 2013

It’s finally here! Time to reveal the cover and blurb for Cloaks: Book 3: The Illusionists!

Cloaks: Book 3: The Illusionists

Cloaks, the masters of magic, distinguished by the colors of their cloaks. The Reds, who draw through emotions; the Illusionists, who draw through knowledge; the Directs, who draw straight from magic; the Thasos, who draw through plants and animals; the Healers, who draw through human beings; and the Royals, who rule the kingdoms of Mantau. All cloaks, divided by their philosophies, must work together as a new threat emerges.

Kylis Lawson has returned from his mission to Tergoha to find the war with Fuerza brewing on another front. King James of Rhinia has learned that the Fuerzans are trying to turn Rhinia’s allies to the west against him and his kingdom. Kylis and his team join the king’s diplomat to Wen Hadich to help keep the old Rhinian ally aligned with them.

Wen Hadich is the trading capital of the continent, and for Rhinia, it is the greatest supplier of raw materials and resources to fund the upcoming war. Rhinia cannot lose this key ally. For Kylis and his team, they journey through the Gray Cloak village of Melgina, traverse the wealthy streets of Wen Hadich’s capital, Castle Addison, and learn of the important similarities between King Milek of Wen Hadich and King James.

But the Fuerzans are already close to making a deal with King Milek, and Kylis and his team must work fast to expose the deception they are so sure the Fuerzan Illusionist is using to get his way. As he meets with King Milek and dodges a cloak mercenary out to prevent his team from learning the truth, will Kylis discover the truth or will Fuerza gain a new ally and turn the tide of the impending war before it begins?

As for the editing process, I’m almost done with the 3rd round of edits. That means it’s time to search for test readers. Get in contact with me through the “About” tab above if you’re interested. I’m not sure exactly when the story will be ready to publish since I plan to do something different coming the next round of edits as the story gets test read, but I’m aiming for mid-summer, preferably in July. Stay tuned, everyone!


It’s been a while, but….

May 5, 2013

I haven’t posted on here for almost a year, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy.
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