It's hilarious the simple joy you can find in running a spelling and grammar check on a doc you're planning on polishing for submission in the near future. With Other Dangers: Slipped Through headed toward publication (yes, I do indeed have a brand new book on the way very soon!) I thought it would be good to see how much of a polish Other Dangers: This is How the World Ends would take at a glance. Looks like the news is good :) You might just see book two of this series out in the next 6 months barring the typical delays of publishing, editing, and of course, submission and acceptance ;)
I have Other Dangers: Further Down the Spiral just as ready after that and then I have to write brand new material (gulp) for the rest of the series, this one likely being about eight books all told. Its such an elation to have one of the oldest and biggest projects (this one started in 1996!) rolling now! The trick is to get the rest of it done in the coming years- along with the other single story books and at least one more book for the Shades of Midnight series too (for fans of that one, I do think there are more than that in store, just what I know for now.)
If you're wondering exactly what Other Dangers is, especially if you haven't caught past mentions of it in previous blog posts, here is the blurb for the first book, Slipped Through:
Henry is a man with trouble on his hands. Setting out for this weekend getaway wasn’t even his idea and now he’s woken up from a terrible car crash to find himself in a strange place where nothing is as it seems. Now his whole life has changed and nothing he knew to be true seems to matter, not when the world is filled with horror and still other dangers waiting in the shadows. Worse, his wife is hurt and there’s only one woman who can help them get home, a woman who is more mystery than truth and holds the road map to a world without rules…a map which comes in the form of a book hidden in the depths of the backpack in her possession. A book that calls his name and the woman shows him she would do anything to keep out of anyone else’s hands.
Keep an eye out for a post about the cover and where things are headed with this new series in the coming months!