Monthly Archives: July 2013

1636: The Devil’s Opera – pleasant surprise

I got home from the day job this evening, to find a package containing a few printed Advance Reading Copies of the book.  This was a very pleasant surprise, as I didn't know the publisher would be sending me any of those. They're in a softcover binding rather than the official hardcover, but still, 500 […]

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Status update on 1636: The Devil’s Opera

The maps have been finalized and sent to the publisher. Everything on our end is done. It goes to production now, and we’ll see real hardback books by October 1.

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And Another Blurb for 1636: The Devil’s Opera

This one from Baen Books' most recent e-book newsletter, talking about the eARC release: Renaissance Intrigue of Operatic Proportions! 1636: the United States of Europe, the new nation formed by an alliance between the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus and West Virginians hurled back in time by a cosmic accident, is on the verge of civil […]

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We’re having fun now!

The corrections from the galleys for 1636: The Devil's Opera were sent to the publisher last night. Working on maps now.   October 1 is getting closer by the minute.  

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More News on 1636: The Devil’s Opera

Baen Books offers electronic Advance Reading Copies (eARCs) for some of their books in advance of the publication date for $15.00.  If you're interested, go to   And I received the publication galleys for review today.  One step closer to having a physical book in my hands!

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