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The Core, First Draft Complete

Last Wednesday morning at 1:31am, I sent my publishers the complete first draft of The Core, the fifth and final book in the Demon Cycle series. It’s been a long time coming. For readers, the Demon Cycle began in 2008 (or 2009 in the US). That’s nine years. Quite a commitment, and for those of […]

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The Core/Barren Release Dates

Posted by Karen Hey everyone! We’ve been getting a bunch of questions about when Peat’s next projects are coming out. I thought now would be a good time to confirm the release-date info. The Core is officially set to be released Aug 15, 2017. This will be the fifth and final book in the series […]

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Fantasy Faction: Confirmations and Core Chapter Review

Posted by Karen Hey everyone! Our friends at Fantasy Faction are really cool. They organize Fantasy events (shout-out to Grim Gathering), keep up with Peat’s updates, and are just generally kind of awesome.   They’ve also reviewed all of Peat’s books at one time or another, including his novellas. Last April, Eric took on The […]

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Progress Update: The Core

Happy New Year! Have I missed my window to say that? Probably, but it’s my first personal blog post of the year. I would make a new year’s resolution to write more of them, but in order to make a resolution you need resolve, and my resolve is to spend as much of my writing […]

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Solstice Gift: The Core Chapter 1

Happy Solstice! As my readers know, solstices—summer and winter—are major holidays the Demon Cycle books. Sunlight holds the demon corelings at bay. Long, bright days are celebrated, and short dark ones feared. Winter Solstice is a day when Thesans and Krasians alike renew bonds of friendship. There is dancing and feasting. Gifts are exchanged and debts […]

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