The third book

So, one of the issues I had going into book 3 was the number of secondary characters that had grown into the novel.

I am wondering who some of your favorites are and I promise I am not asking so I can kill them.

 

Light at the end of the tunnel

Hey folks, I know I’ve been pretty quiet these days, but I am nearing the end of the first draft of Kadestown, aka book 3 in the Primal Age Chronicles. As I transition to editing, I will need something to feed my writing side so I will be returning to my social media. Stay tuned for many ramblings about many things.

Also just in case you are new to the game, book 1 and 2 are available on Amazon, and if you would like a signed copy just shoot me a comment.

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1000/1000

Dear folks,

2017 is upon us. Hard to imagine it had been so long. The first idea for foamers came about back in 2009. It has been one hell of a journey. Sometimes good sometimes bad.

Two things that happened in 2016 that I would like to remedy is I didn’t write enough and I got fat. I don’t say that for everyone to jump in and say you aren’t fat, you look fine and all that yada yada. I am a firm believer that each of us should feel beautiful in our skin. Size doesn’t matter as long as you feel that way. Unfortunately for me personally I don’t feel good when I am heavier and it affects many areas of my life. I am currently weighing in at 204 pounds. The heaviest of my life. 40 pounds above my BMI and 30 pounds above what I call ideal. My 30th birthday comes this year, and my goal is to get down to 175 by then.

The second thing is the writing. I had a lot happen in 2016 that derailed me, but I am not going to let that happen in 2016. I am finding my groove again and will soon be nearing a rough draft.

So to solve both these problems I give you my 1000 1000 goal. Before I rest my head for sleep I will burn 1000 calories and write 1000 words.

Why am I telling all of you this? Well, I need website content. And I am hoping the more people that know the less likely I am to be derailed. Nothing like some good old fashion shame to keep someone on course.

May your 2017 be awesome.

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Strays or Foamers

Curious. Which book was better.

 

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July 12th 2016

River: Little soul, big world. Eat, sleep, and eat. Many souls.

Mal: Cattle on the ship three weeks, she don’t go near ’em. Suddenly we’re on Jianying, and she’s got a driving need to commune with the beasts?

River: They weren’t cows inside. They were waiting to be, but they forgot. Now they see sky, and they remember what they are.

Mal: Is it bad that what she said made perfect sense to me?

 

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Strays: Book 2 of the Primal Age Chronicles

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Sorry for keeping it quiet when I got the contract for book 2, but I have tried to live my life by the logic that you can’t drive through a stop light until it turns green, even though you know it will turn green. But in case you missed the last message Strays will be releasing Spring 2016.

Plus a few more surprises to come. Stay tuned.

The Primal Age Chronicles Book 2: Strays

Looks like it is time to dust off the ol’website again.

Sorry for disappearing again for the summer. Seems to be a trend. Last summer I had done all kinds of cool things, but not as many experiences this summer. I went back to coaching swimming which makes travel pretty difficult. However back in May I did help my sister move from Estes Park, Colorado to Aliso Vejo, California(I may have misspelled that). Along the way got to see Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley, the Grand Canyon, the part of Joshua Tree that doesn’t have the Joshua Trees, and I think Ryan Bailey at breakfast(That’ll mean something to my water polo friends).

Summer progress with my usual living at one pool or another.

Then had a few life changes.(new house)

Along with the contract for THE PRIMAL AGE CHORNICLES II: STRAYS getting signed, and for all of those who have been waiting for a release date…you’ll have to keep waiting. But the ballpark is February to March of 2016.

Two other tidbits of information about the book that are pretty exciting, but you’ll have to wait for that cause I’ve got some writing to do.

But here is a picture of my dog eating a tomato(she’s a rescue and her name is Gem(Amusing I know)):
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Til next time,

Justin

p.s. if you haven’t tracked me down on facebook, twitter, or goodreads, and you’d like to, just click the links.