The Book Of Bera Part One: Sea Paths

By Suzie Wilde

The first in a brand new series of Viking adventure fantasy novels

Friday, 8 April 2016

Guess what?

I'm still working on the first draft of the sequel, Obsidian. But also the ink sketches are slowly coming together, using the research I did long ago for our debut novel. I gave a talk on Tuesday this week to a local Betaplus group, who were an engaged, intelligent and kind audience. It was about the contemporary author's use of technology, including the writing tool, Scrivener, and of course I detailed the Unbound model, compared to self-publishing. Most importantly, my managing editor supplied me with a full account of the publication process, most of which I didn't know. As soon as the production manager sends my revised 'critical path' to publication, I will update you all.

And the YouTube video? It's not a mistake: I taught myself knitting a week or so ago. Suggestions of what I'm up to on a postcard, please. Otherwise known, in the digital age as 'comments'.

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Dom Conlon
 Dom Conlon says:

You are knitting some armour!

posted 8th April 2016

carol godsmark
 carol godsmark says:

Well, armour made from tough, lustrous Icelandic seaweed, a beautiful pattern emerging from a novice knitter. Impressive! Who, what are Betaplus?

posted 8th April 2016

Mary Smith
 Mary Smith says:

I think it's some form of doggie daywear!

posted 8th April 2016

Suzie Wilde
 Suzie Wilde says:

Very good, you three! In fact, my next update will reveal some more ideas. Carol - Betaplus (I think) is part of the whole U3A concept, of continuing stimulating ideas and discussion when full-time work is over. In this case, dealing with technology.

posted 10th April 2016

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