I’m currently working on a series prequel novella for the new epic fantasy Spireworld series.
This is the first book in the series. The rest is planned to be a trilogy. All are set in the world of Spire, a massive world full of history, politics and magic.
Grandpa's eyes fluttered closed, face now still like a shrunken wax facsimile. I touched Dad's shoulder. "He's gone. Let's go." He smiled, lips tight with hidden grief. "I need a few moments." I swallowed. "I understand." I walked out into the autumn air, wishing I'd...
In my last post on this topic ( Part1) we covered some of the basics of story openings or hooks. Going back to my opening line from The Mask of White and Red: Ilsa’s first memory was of fire. Something is clearly wrong when someone’s first memory is of fire. There’s...
"Did you even read this before you darkened my door with it?" The editor glared. The humble writer blanched. "I can do better." "You're giving us a bad name. This magazine is quality, dammit. We aren't...bloggers." "Forgive me. I'll edit. I promise." The editor...
Zero-Point Awakening Series
Prequel/Pilot, SIEGE – Available for FREE now by signing up to the ZZ Adams mailing list.
Episode One, SPLICE – Available for preorder on Amazon.
Episode Two, SHADOW WAR – April 1, 2021
Episode Three, ASCENSION – May 1, 2021
Episode Four, Mayday – June 1, 2021
Episode Five, Counterpunch – July 1, 2021
Spinoff Adventure, Super Time Tokyo Zombie Party – August 1, 2021
Episode Six, Beachhead – September 1, 2021
Episode Seven, Incursion – October 1, 2021
Episode Eight, Tyranny – November 1, 2021 (Series final)
Check out the latest release in this series — an entire box set! — below:
It's Got It All
While it’s definitely very busy with a lot of plot lines, it also takes the time for a good, strong twist here and there to keep the hooks really digging into you. And the books only get better as the series goes along. Sometimes you might stumble when they bring a side character back after quite a while and you have to remind yourself of who they are, but that wasn’t that often an issue for me.