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Rick A. Allen I'm working on the sequel right now. It's going to focus on a new world being brought into the Nodal Community. It will also focus on Matt and Lauren,…moreI'm working on the sequel right now. It's going to focus on a new world being brought into the Nodal Community. It will also focus on Matt and Lauren, although the rest of the human characters from Star Riders will be part of it.(less)
Rick A. Allen I just think about it a lot!!! Some scenes come to me while mowing the lawn, or driving between Virginia and New York. For example, the big "trial on…moreI just think about it a lot!!! Some scenes come to me while mowing the lawn, or driving between Virginia and New York. For example, the big "trial on the disk" scene in Star Riders came to me while driving to see my son and his family in Virginia. I arrived there late at night, and immediately spent about half an hour writing it all down so I wouldn't forget.(less)
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How long does it take to write a novel?

One of the first questions people ask when they find out I write sci-fi novels is “How long did it take?” For my first novel, it was almost four years from the time I first wrote down the premise to when I published it. My novella took much less, of course, and I expect my sequel novel to be completed in less than a year. Read on if you want to see what took all that time.


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