January news: Only 20 days in and so far so good. How is it going for you? READING AT THE GYM: I've had a great morning stocking up on books for my Kindle. I've discovered that reading books while on the exercise bike at the gym helps me get to the 30-minute mark faster. I get so engrossed in the book I reckon I could go longer, but the legs wouldn't like that. EARTH ARRESTED : is on schedule for its February 19 release. I need to ask for your help, please. If you have read Earth Quarantined, book 1, and you think it worthy of writing a review on Amazon, please do so. When it comes to reviews, it truly is a case of 'the more the merrier'. ebook link to Amazon: http://mybook.to/earth-quarantined Other links are on my website: https://www.dlrichardson.com/earth-quarantined You can also add it to your Goodreads shelf: https://www.goodreads.com/.../40812376-earth-quarantined BOOK STATS: Do you like stats as much as I do? 'The Bird with the Broken Wing'
I recently completed the first draft of 2 books, part of a series that were going to be in the post-apocalyptic genre. It was going to be set in Australia and it was going to be great. Everyone I spoke to loved the idea of a book set in Outback Australia. Including me. And yet, in March 2020, after I had the storyline, the characters, the events, the twists, and all the action for 2 books completed, and just as I was about to start book 3, I realized something: I hated this story. That's not a good position to find oneself. After over a year of writing these two books, I hated the books and didn't want them released. I was ready to call this a year of lost writing. Instead, I set this series aside and returned to writing book 2 in the Earth Quarantined series, which I had set aside to write those post-apocalyptic series. And I remembered how much I loved writing in my futuristic world that as soon as I finished the first draft of Earth Arrested , I came up with an idea on