Author Archives: danielshumphreys

Rules are meant to be broken … or at least bent

One of the unwritten rules for authors is to never, ever respond to a review on Amazon or Goodreads. Far be it for me to say that rules are made to be broken, but the other day I happened upon … Continue reading

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Midsummer Update

We can quibble about the midsummer part, but considering that summer vacation is now only two months long, it’s officially the halfway point for my kids. So I’ll go with it!

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A double-shot of Paxton Locke, headed your way

If you take a look to your right, you’ll see that The Dragon and His Wrath is complete! I’m stoked for you to get your hands on the next books in the series. These two really expand Paxton’s world and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

This probably should be two or three blog posts, but who’s got time for that? Welcome to 2021. Let’s hope it’s a good one.

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On arrivals and departures

Tuesday, September 15 will see the release of “Bugged Out Babblings”, a collection of “flash fiction” stories–short titles envisioned between 500 and 1,000 words, with an introduction by yours truly.

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Let’s talk about Black Friday

The original version of A Place Outside the Wild was, believe it or not, much more massive than the doorstop I eventually put out. Early on in the editing process, I realized that the core of the story that I … Continue reading

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Update time!

Dove into Chapter 1 of The Dragon and His Wrath this evening after finishing up a Paxton short for an upcoming anthology. It’s a prequel of sorts, looking back to the time when Pax was on his own and stumbled … Continue reading

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Recharging the batteries

I had a nice opportunity to get away for a week with the family recently. COVID made things a little weird – but half-empty airports and beaches aren’t all bad. It was nice to get a break, and it was … Continue reading

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Breaking radio silence

Unless you’ve been seriously out of the loop like these lucky folks, you don’t need me to tell you that 2020 has been a crazy year thus far. In a lot of ways, my experience over the past few months … Continue reading

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Tags and tunes for the Paxtonverse

There were plenty of new visitors to the world of Paxton Locke today, courtesy of the eBook promotion site BookBub. If that’s what led you here, welcome! And thanks for the support, it means that nearly three years after release, Fade is … Continue reading

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