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2017 Writing Projects of Kyle Pratt

Novels

 

Title: Journey of Shadows

Serial: Yes.

Series Title: The Growing Darkness - Book 1

Genre: Post-apocalyptic thriller

Final Word count: 55,000 – 60,000 (estimate)

Progress: Writing the first draft (see progress bar graph)

Description: Storms on the sun throw off massive Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) that hit Earth over a twenty-four period. The resulting electromagnetic pulse sets technology back a hundred years. As the horrible night begins, the Evans family is spread out over a thousand miles. Each will face danger as the world goes dark and they struggle to return home.  

This book is scheduled for release on August 25, 2017. 

Writing Projects for this year

Journey of Shadows (The Growing Darkness-Book 1)

54709 / 55000 words. 99% done!

Return to Earth (Guardian Knights of Terra-Book 3)

1460 / 55000 words. 3% done!

The Volunteer

745 / 745 words. 100% done!


Updated June 19, 2017

Novellas

 

Title: Return to Earth 

Subtitle: The Guardian Knights of Terra

Genre: Military Science Fiction

Serial: Yes. This is the third of a planned five book series

Final Word count: 50 - 55,000 (estimate)

Progress: Writing the first draft (see progress bar graph)

DescriptionOver three hundred years ago pre-industrial Earth was destroyed by the advancing Valac hegemony. The Mage, a benevolent and highly advanced race, are only able to save a few thousand people. These surviving humans are offered sophisticated technology in return for their help in the fight against the Valac. Humans become the guardians of the Mage.

Seventeen year old Lucas Baldwin, the young son of a powerful lord, is on his first deep space training mission. Advancing through a captured facility he encounters a lunatic girl about his age. Only later does he realize that the girl, Rachel, is speaking English, a long dead language. Rachel talks of an Earth still in existence and more advanced than the horse and buggy world that had supposedly been destroyed. Lucas wonders if the history he has been taught is all a lie—but such thoughts are treason.

The first book in the series, Seekers of Earth, will be released on March 17, 2017. The second book, Recall the Earth, book two will be released on April 7, 2017. 


Flash Fiction

 

Title: The Volunteer

Genre: Military Science Fiction

Short Story: Final Duty universe

Final Word count: 750 (estimate)

Progress: Complete and submitted.

Description: This is a flash fiction story written in the Final Duty universe. The Hex, an aggressive alien race, have attacked Earth and the military is looking for prime human candidates to clone as soldiers.

The Volunteer is a short, but complete, story. It will be given free to subscribers of the newsletter and used as part of the overall promotional program. The release is scheduled for June 2, 2017. 

 

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