I just realized last evening that it’s been… um, a month since the last Alderpod. This is my bad, entirely (because there is no one else to blame). I can only say I’ve had very little non-child time, and unlike plain writing, podcasting requires silence, which is very hard to come by.

Thanks in advance for your patience, and I will do my best to get something out this weekend!

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Chapter Eleven: Dalliance

Huzzah! After hitting 25K for NaNoWriMo, and the official halfway point, I celebrated by recording Chapter Eleven of The Aldersgate. I won’t be able to stay away come December, I tell you. I’m just itching to get back, though I have to admit I’m very pleased with where Pilgrim of the Sky is at the moment.

This is a Sylvan DeLoire chapter and, although I read it a little too fast I think, I’m happy with the outcome. It’s a hybrid that actually includes some of the most recent edits, since I flipped some chapters around a bit for the podcast. The next installments will introduce Ellinora–the aformentioned princess–and get us up to date with Brick and the Order of the Rose.

Thanks, all, for being patient through out this!

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Alderpod #10: Chapter Eight – Below

Podcasting has been moving at the speed of light as of late; not only do I have #10 ready, but I also have recorded and finished #11, and #12 is just awaiting editing. Funny what happens when you don’t have work every morning. Haha.

A little bit about #10. First of all: how awesome is it that I’ve hit double digits? I’m excited. Ten is also a chapter that, if you follow along ’round these parts, I’ve had some issues with. I won’t really go into it, but it’s been a lesson in letting go. Because, honestly, sometimes you have to just let the story fly, understand that things may change a little (in this case, pacing more than anything), and recognize that, in the end, you can’t be perfect. I’m far from perfect.

Ten is still one of my favorite chapters, however, due to a meetup between two characters that, until this point, haven’t met. I remember writing this for the first time, and literally giggling as I did it. Crossing wires like that can be so fun.

Anywho. Look for #11 this weekend, and perhaps #12 early next week. I’ve made leaps and bounds editing, so I want to bring the podcast up to speed with the rest of the book. Hooray. 🙂

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I now introduce to you, officially, Sylvan DeLoire, bastard nephew of Queen Maelys, assassin, and ladykiller (figuratively, and occasionally literally). And, by way of a strange little old woman, the Aldersgate, too. Sylvan is one of my favorite characters to write, not in the least because he’s so unapologetically selfish. I suppose writing without filters is enjoyable. And I hope that translates back to you, too. 🙂

Alderpod #10 is ready to roll, too, so look for that late this week!

Alderpod #9 – Chapter Seven: Sylvan DeLoire