Cover art finalized

Here is the art piece for the cover.  I will be designing the title and the rest of the image.  The artist, Matt Bradbury, first came to my attention via the excellent work he did for Vic Davis’s Armageddon Empires.


Matt also provided the cover for my short story collection.


I’m in the final stretch now, polishing up already finished chapters for what I will arbitrarily call the first draft.

I’ve decided to distribute this first draft to a few friends and colleagues with an interest in the writing for a crowdsourced proofreading effort.  Seven of 16 chapters are now up and I’m confident the whole thing will be done by the end of the year.  That likely means an early 2014 release.