August 2015 Update

I’ve made an update on my writing over at my official author site. Check it out!

Jay Dee Archer

It’s been a while since my last update, but it’s been a busy few months. Long story short, we’ve been dealing with immigration for my wife’s visa in Canada, and have decided when we’re moving to Canada. But on to the update.

I have now completed Journey to Ariadne parts 4 to 6. Critiquing is coming up next, and after that, I will edit and post the parts. Part 7 will commence soon. However, due to the fact that we’ll be busy preparing for our move to Canada over the next seven to eight months, writing will be slow. After the move, I should have more privacy and time to do my writing.

Outside of writing, I have more worldbuilding to work on, as well as character profiles to post. I have several written in a notebook, but I haven’t transferred them over to the website. I also have countries…

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It’s Finally Finished!

At 1,273 pages, this was the longest book I had ever read. The Neutronium Alchemist by Peter F. Hamilton is finally finished. It took me far too long to read it, and instead of being caught up in my Goodreads challenge, I am now eleven books behind. Can I catch up?

It’s hard to describe the feeling of finishing such a behemoth of a book. It was a very good book, but at times, I just wished it would end, because it kept going and going and going. I was wondering when I’d get to the end so I could move on to another book. Of course, being the second book of a trilogy, the ending was a cliffhanger. Sure, the primary problem in this book was solved, but the major problem that spans the three books continues. I look forward to reading The Naked God. But not yet. I need some time away from this trilogy to focus on other books.

But my feeling was one of relief. Almost like I was released from the grasp of this world I was immersed into. But then, I’m slowly settling myself into another world, one of mythology set in Ancient Greece: The Iliad. Time for a classic!

How do you feel when you finish a huge book?