My Fav Author, talking about one of my Fav series…. the end is nigh… but what an ending it will be.
A long, long time ago, in what sometimes seems like a different world, I sat down, full of passion, to write the book that eventually became ‘Killer of Men.’ And today, in a coffee shop, I sat down to write the last lines in what will probably be the last book of the Long War series. Six books. About a million words, and almost ten years.
It was the most exciting intellectual journey of my life. It involved more original research than I ever expected to do to write historical fiction. It changed my philosophy of reenacting; reconstructed my view of the world, altered my own take on philosophy profoundly, and allowed me to drain away some PTSD. Oh, and I took up a new martial art.
So I hope you will all understand that it took a major effort not to weep as I wrote the last lines. I…
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