Chapters Thirteen and Fourteen of The Sorcerer’s Widow are now online. This completes the serial and the first draft.
All fourteen chapters will remain online until the contracts with Wildside are signed, and I haven’t yet received said contracts, but I expect them any day now.
I’ll accept donations until August 1st. Right now I’m $14 short of my target, though obviously I took in enough to pay for the whole thing.
I’m two chapters into the second draft. I expect to have the whole thing done by the time we leave for Worldcon. No idea when it’ll be published, though — that’s mostly up to Wildside. I’ll keep donors posted on progress.
I intend to continue doing Ethshar serials, but I don’t know when the next one will start. I don’t know which story it’ll be, either. Easiest would be Ishta’s Companion (which keeps changing title, but is actually one of the very oldest unfinished stories in my entire collection). More ambitious would be the untitled-as-yet one I’ve referred to as “the Big Fat Ethshar novel.” Azraya of Ethshar is also a viable option. We’ll see. It’ll be at least a few months before I launch, as I want to do other stuff for awhile; might be much longer than that.
So — hope you like the story.
Chapter Twelve is now online. The remaining two chapters will be posted next week, if all goes according to plan.
I talked to Wildside’s publisher on Friday, and the contracts for the finished edition are allegedly on their way. Of course, I haven’t actually written the final draft yet…
The entire first draft will be online until August; after August 1, no promises. Likewise, I’ll accept donations on the usual terms until August 1. While the entire serial is paid for, I have a personal target I’d like to reach beyond that. I’m still $98.00 short of that goal.
This one went pretty quickly, being as short as it is.
Chapter Eleven has been posted. Just three more to go, over the next two weeks.
And really, there’s not much else to say. You all know the situation, and I’ve pretty much said where everything stands.
I do intend to keep on writing Ethshar serials; I don’t know the title of the next one, or when it’ll start, but I do have the outline and three chapters written. It’ll be a much bigger, more complicated story than this one.
Hope you’re enjoying the story.