Work on Tempered Steel is progressing nicely. I am currently sitting just shy of 25,000 words for this prequel, and I’m only halfway through. Looks like this will be similar in length to Mercerian Tales: The Call of Magic.
When I first started, I had a rough outline, but the characters have taken on a life of their own. Tempered Steel will set the stage for my next series, Power Ascending, and will give some more depth to the main characters.
Once this story is done, it’s on to Temple Knight, the first book of the series, which follows the career of Charlaine deShandria, newly trained Temple Knight of Saint Agnes. She will have a significant influence on the history of the continent, as well as that of the Church of the Saints, something that you might have seen hinted at in Embers.
I’ll be talking more about the relationship between all my series on my next Facebook Live, which will be on Feb 10th, at 5:30 EST.
Until next time, Happy reading!