We just got back from traveling, and it occurred to me that June is here and I haven’t yet posted the next Infinitas Publishing Status Report. So here it is! 🙂
I’ve highlighted the projects that had changes in blue.
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Starless Night: (Book 3 of the Distant Horizon series). I need to finish inputting proofreading notes into the manuscript and then format the print edition.
Changing Tides: (Book 4 of the Distant Horizon series). On hold while working on Deceived 2.
The Glitch Saga (Distant Horizon spin-off series): Goal is to create a new cover and print edition for the complete collection edition. (On hold).
Deceived #2 – (Distant Horizon spin-off series): I’ve input most of my proofreading notes into the manuscript, and still need to examine a couple scenes where I found pacing issues. After that I’ll hand it to Isaac, but there may be a little while before he’ll have time to look at this, since he’s busy preparing his dissertation.
I still need to announce the title for Deceived #2, and create the book cover.
After this, my next step is to continue revisions on Deceived #3.
Future Goals: Add Isaac’s notes from Deceived #5 (formerly #4) into the manuscript, revise Deceived #5, and revise #6 (formerly #5) before handing it to Isaac for his feedback.
Initiated (Erin’s Story – a Deceived prequel): I’ve input the beta-reader’s feedback, did the read-aloud with Isaac, and finalized the formatting.
Initiated has been sent to newsletter subscribers! 😀
Next up I’m going to be updating all the mailing list info to use Initiated as the magnet instead of Deceived, including on the websites, as well as on the front and back matter of related books.
It’s currently a newsletter exclusive, but I did create a Goodreads page for it for anyone who wanted to mark it as read or to-read.
Lily’s Story: (Distant Horizon series spin-off/prequel novel) On hold. (Has outline).
Sky Runner: (Multiverse novel). On hold. (Has outline)
The Multiverse Chronicles: On hold. (Needs edits).
Little One: On hold. (Needs revisions).
TWB 4: (Book Four of The Wishing Blade series). Needs rough draft written. Needs updated outline. On hold.
Runes and Ravens (Stone and String 3): Needs outlining and revision. On hold.
The Secret in the Shadows: (Prequel novella for The Wishing Blade) On hold. Needs the rest of Isaac’s notes input into the manuscript.
Wishing Blade Prequel (Prequel novella for The Wishing Blade): On hold while working on Initiated. My next step is to write the rough draft of the new scenes and begin revising the original scenes to match the updated outline.
Once complete, this is intended to be a newsletter-exclusive story.
The Legends of Cirena – Collaborative Adventure Facebook Group: On hiatus.
The Dark Forest of Aneth (“Ro’nor (“The Restless Sands of Neel”) & Zynia (“The Dragons of the Mist”) cross-over / A Legends of Cirena short novel): On hold.
Goals: Rough draft needs completed via the Collaborative Adventure Facebook group, and there are a couple scenes I’d like to add earlier in the story. I already have a book cover concept, which still needs to be completed.
The Wind Mage and the Wolf (“Livena (The Wind Mage of Maijev”) & Nuaka (“The Gryphon and the Mountain Bear”) cross-over / A Legends of Cirena short novel) : The Joran short story project is on hold.
Legends of Cirena Epic: Outlining on hold. Map of Litkanston on hold. This is intended to be a back-burner project.
“MOG”: On hold. (Needs revisions)
Huntress: (Huntress #1) I listed this as 99 cents the month of June as part of Pride month. 🏳️🌈😁
Also, if you’re looking for more queer fantasy and scifi ebooks, check out this ebook fair (prices and retailer-availability vary).
Changeling: (Huntress #2) Print edition on hold. Needs back matter and front matter adjusted.
Huntress 3: Needs rough draft completed. (Currently at 25,000 words) On hold.
Game Design: On hold.
Future plans in game design involve: possibly preparing a print-and-play version of Battle Decks, polishing the elemental game card art and testing mechanics, and looking into options for feasibly producing Phalanx.
Space Adventure Comic: On hold.
Villain Problems: (WIP panels viewable on my Instagram). On hold.
Emberverse (Working Title): Revisions on hold. Needs title. Needs outline for “Season 2.”
Marketing: No paid ads this month aside from a couple Amazon drip ads, though I did get a free boost in one of the newsletters (that was a nice surprise). I participated in a couple BookFunnel Promos, but I fell behind on the daily Twitter post due to traveling and preparing to travel.
I still need to schedule this month’s (bi)weekly promo highlights.
Other future marketing goals: Add a progress tracker somewhere for the different books. Test Draft2Digital for wide print distribution, test mailing list automations, revise Amazon ads, link to my pinterest account on the Infinitas Publishing website, overhaul book categories and keywords, and do the usual business ledger upkeep.
LitRPG / GameLit Story: On hold. (Needs revisions and restructuring).
Other Stories: The YA SciFi Alien Invasion/Dystopian Conspiracy short story revisions are on hold. Comic script (“If I Had Asked”) on hold.
Untitled Fantasy Story: On hold. Next step is to review and adjust the first book’s outline, and then adjust book two’s outline.
SBibb’s Photographic Illustration: Future Goals: Update the Infinitas Publishing website banner. Figure out a schedule for uploading general art projects.
Daz PA: My SBibb Magic at Their Fingertips Props and Poses set has finally released! 😁
This one took a while to finalize due to issues switching between Daz Studio 4.15 and Daz Studio 4.20, as well as adding the wispiness to the ribbons, but I’m really happy with the results.
My current project is a pose set I’m getting ready to finalize (that I can’t talk about the details for yet), and my next step is finalizing my surprise/fear-themed pose set (polishing the art promos, creating the clay render promos, and setting up the submission page).
After that, I’m debating making an illuminated geoshell makeup set, or creating another Diverse World character head morphs set.
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Happy writing and reading (Or 3D rendering if you’re into Daz)! 🙂