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David Dalglish You can give Stephen King's On Writing a read. He does a great job being a cheerleader, and really making you feel like you can do this. Beyond that, …moreYou can give Stephen King's On Writing a read. He does a great job being a cheerleader, and really making you feel like you can do this. Beyond that, um...if you want to write, then write. You've got the world? Awesome! Got the characters? If so, awesome! Now start writing. Pick one. Don't care who. Put them in this world you've made, and start telling their story. If this is your very first novel, don't worry about it sucking. It's probably going to. Have fun with it. Bounce between a few characters. Try some weird stuff.

Over time, and the course of that first novel, you'll learn a ton, and develop a lot of useful skills *so long as you keep dedicated to it and don't stop writing*.

After you crank out that first one, move on to a second, and do that one better. And maybe a third novel after that, and do that one even better. Or maybe call it good after that first single work, and still be proud of what you accomplished. All up to you. But certainly don't bog yourself down in history and maps and notes and convince yourself it's too much to handle. It really isn't. (less)
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I'm going to take a guess you mean the Paladins game, and if so, absolutely! The Breaking World trilogy available on Amazon takes place about 80 years after Karak and Ashhur arrive on Dezrel. If you want more recent stuff, Jerico himself is from the See Full Answer
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As of right now (so huge caveat that things can always change) the plan is for one more book taking place a few years after The King of the Fallen. This planned book would be Half-Orcs 9: The Legacy of the Watcher. I suspect I'll get to writing it in See Full Answer
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“Never abandon as hopeless something you've never tried.”
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“So,” said Patrick, “how is my favorite dysfunctional family? Righteously fucked or fucking righteously?”
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Lure of Oblivion (Mercury Pack, #3) by Suzanne Wright
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Midnight Labyrinth (Elemental Legacy, #4) by Elizabeth Hunter
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City of Lies (Counterfeit Lady, #1) by Victoria Thompson
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Romancing the Werewolf (Supernatural Society, #2) by Gail Carriger
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Dangerously Divine (Broken Riders, #2) by Deborah Blake
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The Brightest Embers (Broken Destiny, #3) by Jeaniene Frost
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Natalie Thanks for accepting my friend request! I can honestly say you are one of my favorite authors, and I can't wait to see what you have in store for the Half-Orcs series. P.S, I hope you don't intend on torturing Tarlak anymore; everything bad always happens to him...


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Chuck Derby David wrote: "Chuck wrote: "Just finished A sliver of redemption today! Amazing reading After having not read a good book in a very long time before starting the half orcs series I have to say thank you for spik..."

I will start Prison of Angels tomorrow at work while on break I am sure it will be just as good as the rest


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David Dalglish Chuck wrote: "Just finished A sliver of redemption today! Amazing reading After having not read a good book in a very long time before starting the half orcs series I have to say thank you for spiking my interes..."

Most welcome, Chuck, glad I could help out :-)


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Chuck Derby Just finished A sliver of redemption today! Amazing reading After having not read a good book in a very long time before starting the half orcs series I have to say thank you for spiking my interest in reading once again :)


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Chuck Derby Thanks for adding me here as well David . I am almost done with The Shadows of Grace. I have not been this involved with a series of books in a very long time


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David Dalglish Paul wrote: "Thanks for adding me David. Great work on the Half-Orcs series! I'm currently enjoying A Dance with Cloaks. Keep up the great work."

Welcome Paul, glad you enjoyed the Half-Orcs. Hope Shadowdance tops it.


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Paul Thanks for adding me David. Great work on the Half-Orcs series! I'm currently enjoying A Dance with Cloaks. Keep up the great work.


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Emily Lear Hey David,
Thanks for the friendship. I was looking through your books and they look very exciting. I wanted to stop by and introduce myself. I am the author of Ladies of Market Street. Good to meet you, and excited to look into your work.

Em
Ladies of Market Street


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