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The Shadow of The Staff, A Wizard’s Revenge was the first book in a series of novels based on the adventures of the peoples of Hatu. Currently, the second volume, The Shadow of the Staff, Tomorrow is Just a Day Away, is progressing for release in early November, 2021.
The second volume will follow the further adventures of Burton Brew, of Myopia, as he moves forward with old and new friends, allies and enemies. He will continue to develop his unusual powers which will once again find him in situations that require him to use his wits and fighting abilities to protect those who rely on him the most.
The Shadow of the Staff, Tomorrow is Just a Day Away promises to provide more intrigue and excitement in the fantasy world of Hatu with personal sacrifices and victories culminating in unforeseen complications for all the races of this magical land.
Who will survive and who will parish is the question that will be answered by tomorrow for Burton and the free peoples of Hatu.

Fairgoer1014
I used to be a ghostwriter & wrote about 3 chapters for a children's fantasy story. I was fine with the dialogue but struggled with making a fantasy world. What's your tips for world-building?
Fairgoer1554
When did you realize that you want to be a writer?
Kaye
How long does it take you to write a book?
Allan
What’s the trickiest thing about writing characters of the opposite gender?
Kaye
Does anyone in your family read your books?
Fairgoer425
If you had to describe yourself in just three words, what would those be?
Fairgoer425
Does writing energize or exhaust you?
Fairgoer1554
What is the first step of your writing process?
Fairgoer1841
I love the cover!
Fairgoer1841
Who greatly influenced your writing style, especially for this type of genre?
Fairgoer1841
What other authors are you friends with, and how do they help you become a better writer?
Fairgoer1841
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Fairgoer1841
from the cover itself it already looks like a best-selling book. I can't wait for the sequel
fairgoer
what is your secret in keeping the story going and lively from book 1 to book2?
Mario-RM
you have a very creative mind, applause for that
Mario-RM
can you give some tips to authors who would like to write a sequel like yours
M A Haddad
To Fairgoer 774... To write a sequal I believe you have to already have it plotted out before you write the current book. I have been writing the third and fourth books in my mind for weeks.
Fairgoer2221
Welcome back Mark! You look good!
Fairgoer2221
Do you see writing as a kind of spiritual or therapeutic practice?
Fairgoer2232
What has helped or hindered you most when writing a book?
Fairgoer2221
If your book were made into a movie, which actors would play your characters?
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The Shadow of The Staff, A Wizard’s Revenge was the first book in a series of novels based on the adventures of the peoples of Hatu. Currently, the second volume, The Shadow of the Staff, Tomorrow is Just a Day Away, is progressing for release in early November, 2021.
The second volume will follow the further adventures of Burton Brew, of Myopia, as he moves forward with old and new friends, allies and enemies. He will continue to develop his unusual powers which will once again find him in situations that require him to use his wits and fighting abilities to protect those who rely on him the most.
The Shadow of the Staff, Tomorrow is Just a Day Away promises to provide more intrigue and excitement in the fantasy world of Hatu with personal sacrifices and victories culminating in unforeseen complications for all the races of this magical land.
Who will survive and who will parish is the question that will be answered by tomorrow for Burton and the free peoples of Hatu.

Shadow of the Staff: A Wizard’s Revenge

The story of peace and war in the mythical land of Hatu. A rogue wizard tries to exact revenge on the last descendant of those who destroyed the staff of power thousands of years ago. Elves, Men, and Dwarves join in the defense of all the peoples of Hatu. Orcs, Men, and Trolls are on the hunt to find Burton Brew, last of the line, and return him to the evil wizard Meloneous. Many adventures and surprises follow Burton, and his friend Tordin, one of the few remaining Rangers, as he does his best to avoid an all-out war in Hatu by doing the task he is given by the great Elf Lord. Along the way, he finds powers that were dormant within him. Using these powers he helps unite all the free peoples in a battle that will not only determine the fate of Hatu, but the future of Burton himself.

Haddad shows strong fantasy instincts, and a scene in which Burton finds himself trapped in a house by Orcs feels genuinely harrowing. Burton is also a likable character with several charming moments of introspection. However, his powers do make his struggles feel less urgent. It will also quickly become clear to readers that Hatu is largely a facsimile of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth. In addition to an army of Orcs and Goblins, the story includes Myopians, which are nearly indistinguishable from Hobbits.

The Shadow Of The Staff: Tomorrow is Just A Day Away

The Shadow of The Staff, A Wizard’s Revenge was the first book in a series of novels based on the adventures of the peoples of Hatu. Currently, the second volume, The Shadow of the Staff, Tomorrow is Just a Day Away, is progressing for release in early November, 2021.
The second volume will follow the further adventures of Burton Brew, of Myopia, as he moves forward with old and new friends, allies and enemies. He will continue to develop his unusual powers which will once again find him in situations that require him to use his wits and fighting abilities to protect those who rely on him the most.
The Shadow of the Staff, Tomorrow is Just a Day Away promises to provide more intrigue and excitement in the fantasy world of Hatu with personal sacrifices and victories culminating in unforeseen complications for all the races of this magical land.
Who will survive and who will parish is the question that will be answered by tomorrow for Burton and the free peoples of Hatu.