July 4th, 2016.
I think it speaks a great deal about how long I’ve been living in the UK, and how much I’ve assimilated to its culture, that I had my pre-order date set for a whole day before I realized it was…you know…the 4th of July.
For the record, that’s the Amazon Kindle store, as well as a number of other e-book stores (Barnes & Noble, Kobo, iBooks, Scribd, etc.) with the one exception of the Google Play store. I plan to get set with Google this week, sometime.
The bad news is that the physical book version may get delayed by a few days. What can I say? I can’t seem to get the cover right. I got “Knight of the Flame’s” cover done right on the first try, but “Winds of a Growing Storm” just keeps going a bit wrong every time. I may get it out by the 4th; I may have to delay it a bit. Time, and the speed of International package delivery, will tell.
So, this week is all about making sure all the release stuff goes well, then it’s full-speed-ahead on book 3. The nice thing about book 3 is that I’ve already got half of a first draft, seeing as it started life as the third act of book 2. I’ve read through what I’ve got already a couple of times, and wow, am I excited to finish it.