Tag Archives: Span of Empire

Bringer of Fire

And Baen Books today published my story "Bringer of FIre" on their website. This tells the backstory of Vikram Bannerji, one of the new characters introduced in "The Span of Empire" which will be published in three weeks. http://www.baen.com/bringer_of_fire Enjoy! D

Posted in Publishing, Writing | Tagged as: , , , | 4 Comments

Cover art for The Span of Empire

  Isn't it cool? D

Posted in Publishing, Writing | Tagged as: , , , | Leave a comment

Get Your Red-Hot Book Right Here!

My next book, my second novel, is now available for preorder at Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Span-Empire-Jao/dp/1476781532/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1448144749&sr=8-1&keywords=span+of+empire This is the third in Eric Flint's Jao Empire series.  The first two novels in the series (The Course of Empire & The Crucible of Empire) were coauthored by K.D. Wentworth.  Unfortunately, she passed away in April 2012 from cancer-related causes, […]

Posted in Publishing, Writing | Tagged as: , , , , | Leave a comment

The Span of Empire update

The Span of Empire has been submitted to the publisher.  (Whew.  Glad that's done.) I don't know when it will be published, but my guess is either late 2015 or early 2016. D

Posted in Publishing, Writing | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

Span is Done

Ahem…[drum roll, please] It is with great pleasure (and exhaustion) that I announce that the first draft of The Span of Empire has been completed and sent to my senior author collaborator, Eric Flint. Final count – 167,009 words. That is all. D

Posted in Writing | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

Nearing the End

Span of Empire reached 150,150 words tonight.  About 10K from the end, I think. D

Posted in Writing | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

The End Is In Sight…I Think

8/19/2014. Another milestone tonight:  reached 142,005 words on Span of Empire.  Shooting for 160,000, so getting very close! D

Posted in Writing | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

Span Progress Report

8/11/2014 Report – topped 135K words on Span of Empire last night!  :-) D

Posted in Writing | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

And the Empire Keeps Spanning

I haven't reported progress in a while.  The first draft for Span of Empire passed 130K words tonight.  20-30K to go.  :-) D

Posted in Writing | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

Span-a-Lot

Pushed Span of Empire past 115K words last night.     D

Posted in Writing | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment