Since I haven’t posted in a while, I thought it might be nice to update folks on my latest writing projects. As many of you know, I wrote and published two books in the Bobby Ether series; Jade Academy and Temple of Eternity. The first book actually fell out of publication for a while but is now available again thanks to the help of the amazing Shari Stauch @mainstreetreads. There are actually two other stories already written in that series. However, based on sales of the first two, it doesn’t look like the third installment (Scions of the Sphinx) is going to get published any time soon.
Having accepted this reality quite a while ago, I’ve turned my attention to other projects. Over the past year, I wrote two screenplays: House Guests and House Guests: Arrival. Both are suspense/thrillers, and mark a decided departure from the YA fantasy genre of Bobby Ether. Despite modest acclaim for the first screenplay, I have returned my attention to novels, rather than pursue what is perhaps the only writing path more challenging than being a novelist: that of getting a script made into a film.
Over the past year, I have worked on a new novel titled King Solomon’s Wives. KSW is a blend of historical fiction and fantasy – essentially a reimagining of Solomon’s reign with a touch of history sprinkled with a heavy dose of fantasy. I’ve got the entire story mapped out and I’m currently about two-thirds of the way done writing it. I hope to finish sometime later this year and am excited to query it to agents/publishers.
In the meantime, I am going to share the set up for KSW in a future post, so stay tuned and wish me luck as I continue to push through to the end.