Newest Excerpts (“Daily Lines”) From BEES
Have you read my latest Excerpts (aka “Daily Lines”) from GO TELL THE BEES THAT I HAVE GONE? Here are the most recent:
My blog entry, “BEES Workmanship Example,” from September 2 (also linked to at right), has a new excerpt in it, and gives an idea of how I edit my writing as I work.
“A Bit of Domesticity”
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GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE will be the ninth in my series of major Outlander novels. So far, I have posted and released over fifty excerpts (Daily Lines) from it.
Note that BEES does not have a publication date set yet! I am working hard doing the writing and research for BEES and hope to finish writing it by the end of this year (2019). After I finish it, then my publishers will decide upon release dates, likely in 2020. Thanks!
On March, 2019, I released a (tentative) list of chapter titles for BEES.
For more information about my progress on BEES, and to access all excerpts (Daily Lines) released so far, visit my official BEES webpage at:
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When Will the Next Book Be Out?
Will there be a ninth major Outlander novel?
Yes… GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE (nicknamed “BEES”) is the ninth book in my OUTLANDER series of major novels, which I am writing (and doing the research for) now.
BEES follows WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD, aka “MOBY,” the eighth novel in my OUTLANDER series, which was first published in the U.S. in 2014.
Excerpts (aka “Daily Lines”) from—and information about—BEES are posted on my BEES official webpage as they are released. As of March 3, 2019, I have shared almost 50 excerpts from this new book, which are all listed by temporary title on my BEES webpage if you would like to read them. Also, I often post the same excerpts on my official social media pages and accounts.
Do I know exactly when BEES will be finished? No. I am working on it now; my books take at least 3-4 years to research and write. I am hoping to finish writing BEES some time in 2019. No publication date is set yet by myself or my publisher. A publication date will be posted prominently on this website when known.
About reposting my excerpts from any of my books and short fiction, I’d appreciate it if you would not copy the excerpts and post them yourself all over the internet. Instead, please do pass on the links to my excerpts (“Daily Lines”) to anyone you think might be interested. Thanks!
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