I am pleased to report that The Unwelcome Warlock: A Legend of Ethshar is now available on paper, as well as in e-book form.
I have now mailed off all the donor copies — some of them twice, as I screwed up the postage on the first batch and they came back. (Only one where I know the postage was wrong hasn’t come back — yet.) The last of them went into the mail Friday afternoon around 3:00. I left the foreign orders until last, since they required these annoying little customs forms, but they’re all on the way now. Copies were mailed to a dozen countries.
I was not as careful as I probably should have been about making sure that everyone who requested a signed copy got one. If you wanted an autograph and didn’t get one, I apologize. If it’s really bugging you, e-mail me and I’ll see about sending a bookplate or something.
So that’s three Ethshar serials (and one non-Ethshar one) done. Next up is probably (no promises) going to be The Sorcerer’s Widow, which may come out only novella length rather than a full novel. I’m therefore planning (if it is that story) to cut the donor cost for a paper copy by five bucks. I’m also hoping to work out the logistics for an e-book option for donors. And I’m currently thinking it should start some time in April. (I have three chapters written so far; I like to start with a backlog of at least four.)
Thanks for your support!
7 thoughts on “The Unwelcome Warlock: Progress Report Fifty-One”
Book received along with Christmas card, which I found delightful.
Santa Kosh says …
Yeah, I had some old Christmas cards I enclosed with some of the books. Unfortunately, there were fewer than I realized; I ran out less than halfway through, so most people didn’t get them.
My copy came. I really enjoyed re-reading it and some of the same old questions came up; things along the lines of plot choices made not worth dignifying but again, what a great story. I was struck again by Rothiel; he seemed to be lacking confidence and making assumptions that an apprentice would make. I realize that quite often he was used as a sounding board for more experienced characters. I am not sure what else you could have done.
thanks for a great book. Cannot wait for the next one. My nephew’s 10. I am going to turn him on really soon.
My copy reached the UK thanks! Hope you do get to develop some of the threads like Demerchan in books to come!
My copy arrived in the UK a week or so back. Nice produced book and it was fun rereading the story. I hope the next ethshar serial starts soon.
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