The Fantasy Novel

Brian G Turner

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Toby, is your novel more or less complete? If so, have you had an editor and beta readers go through your work yet?
 

Toby Frost

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It's been complete for years. As to how much I'll put on the site, I'm not sure. People have been through it, but making bits publicly available has been an incentive to tighten it up somewhat. If anyone wants to direct people to it, feel free. It might as well get some exposure.
 

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Will it get published eventually as paper book or is this just your own online project?

I enjoy your Captain Smith series and wouldnt mind trying if you went fantasy. I dont read books online,on the computer
 

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Sorry, I forgot to answer your question. I really don't know if it will ever be published. I'm looking for a publisher at the moment - I certainly think it's good enough to see print, although I'm probably not the most reliable person to judge that - but no luck as yet. There's a second book written and the third in rough draft form.

I'm pleased that you enjoyed Smith. Hopefully, I should have another Smith book out this year. Like you I find it hard to read lots of text off a screen.

By the way, Conn, who is the man in your avatar?
 

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Well, any comments would be appreciated. At this stage, I don't think I'd make major changes, but yes, do feel free to comment. I'll put the third up soon.
 

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Sorry, I forgot to answer your question. I really don't know if it will ever be published. I'm looking for a publisher at the moment - I certainly think it's good enough to see print, although I'm probably not the most reliable person to judge that - but no luck as yet. There's a second book written and the third in rough draft form.

I'm pleased that you enjoyed Smith. Hopefully, I should have another Smith book out this year. Like you I find it hard to read lots of text off a screen.

By the way, Conn, who is the man in your avatar?
I will hope to see this book be published since i enjoy your books and selfishly i want more. I havent bought all your Captain Smith yet and hopefully the publishers see there are fans wanting more. I enjoy the wit in your books, reminds me of Matt Hughes SF books without the Vancean elements.

The man in my avatar is all my alltime favourite author in Jack Vance. Vance in his 50s so im guessing the pic is from the 1960s. He looks as elegant as his prose style is.
 

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*sighs* I had intended to critique this (at least in vague terms) but a combination of lack of time and my WIP needing finishing meant I haven't. Yet! I have just finished off a couple of books and my WIP should be done this month.
 
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