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My Journey – Writing Legends 3, Chapter Previews, Movie Teaser, and Graphic Novel

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Author Update, Featured, Legends of Marithia 3, Legends of Marithia Series, Mind Jacked | 0 comments

Greetings to my readers (I know you’re out there, right? Right? – echoes of silence)

You’d have hopefully seen my last blog that talk about an upcoming Hollywood style movie trailer, right? If not, it’s here

Let me give you a bit of an idea of what’s been going on, where things are at, some exciting new developments and things that I’ve learned along the way.

It’s been a bit of a crazy time for me, with many projects on the go at the same time and busy times at work (yes, I work full-time as well as work on my writing projects). I guess you could say that I’m learning to juggle, and although we drop a ball here and there… the idea is to keep going.

Legends of Marithia 3

The book is shaping nicely, and after a complete rewrite it is only down to writing the remaining plotted chapters and finalising the book. I can tell you that there will be an epic plot twist that I expect none of you would have seen coming, but everything from Legends 1-3 will suddenly make a lot more sense. I can’t express just how much everything will have not been as it seems. It sounds cliché, but for those of you who have stuck with the series… it will be far more rewarding. Expect a ton of action, adventure, getting to know your characters on a deeper level, and epic surprises along the way.

There will definitely be a Legends of Marithia 4!

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Major News: Legends of Marithia movie teaser begins filming soon

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Author Update, Exclusive Content, Featured, Legends of Marithia (Book 1) Uncut and Extended, Legends of Marithia Series | 2 comments

Greetings to all Marithia fans!

I haven’t updated the blog in a while, as I have been working crazy hard on Legends of Marithia 3, and building up a path for Legends of Marithia to be made into a feature film or TV Series.

The good news is, that I am working with a Director/Producer from Boston, USA: Farzad Wafapoor.

An initial teaser script has been written, is being finalised, and filming of the Hollywood style movie teaser begins soon. Yes, the teaser is being filmed, and you will see it in the near future.

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Tuneup Media v2.4 review and comparison with Rinse my Music (EDIT note for v3)

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in General, Technology | 8 comments

This may seem a bit odd, that I am reviewing music library cleaning software as an author. However, for the many of us who write books, we also like to listen to music. Personally, I write my books on my bus trips to and from work, on an iPad (I know, the horror, right?), but music goes hand in hand to get me in the mood.

I happy to be a music lover with an extensive collection of songs that I have refined over the years.

Without digressing too much, allow me to share the horror story of when I tried a competitor to Tuneup Media, Rinse my music.

Now, I love the idea of set and forget. I’m busy doing many things, so having software that promises to clean up my collection, and I can be busy doing other things, definitely appealed to me. I thought, I will set this thing to a surety level of 80% and hit RINSE.

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3 common misconceptions for authors and want-to-be authors

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Author Update, Featured | 0 comments

Kristen Lamb, awesome chick extraordinaire, wrote a blog which has inspired me to write this one. If you aren’t following Kristen yet, check her out

When it comes to writing and writers, I think that there are many perceptions in the world that are completely off base. This is both from a non-writer’s perspective, and a writer’s perspective.

I want to shed some light, truth, and tips on 3 of these perceptions. So, let’s get cracking!

#1 : Writing a novel is going to be all fun and easy   Most people never actually finish writing a manuscript, because they realise just how difficult it is to write a novel. It’s not just about typing words, but about telling a story, keeping the reader engaged, and maintaining a level of entertainment. Yes, at times it is fun ^^, but a lot of the time it is like hand crafting the tiles to the Sisteen Chapel.

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My Journey – Writing and general musings (9th April)

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Author Update, Legends of Marithia 3, Legends of Marithia Series, Mind Jacked | 0 comments

I have decided that instead of posting blogs about certain topics, I would keep a regular blog about the writing journey. There will be sweat, tears, and hopefully no blood… well at least not outside of my manuscripts’ pages.

I will try to write on a regular basis, and hope that it brings you some shared insight, learning, and maybe even some entertainment.

So, what has been happening lately in my world? If you missed my last update, I mentioned that I was finishing Legends of Marithia 3, and also writing my new scifi book at the same time.

I had some thoughts on how to proceed with my two books, and how I am going with the possibly crazy idea of writing two books at the same time. Legends of Marithia 3 was going very well, but as I realised that it is going to need serious re-work from the ground up to be what I want it to be; I had to take a different tact.

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An update from the world of Peter Koevari

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Author Update, Featured, General, Legends of Marithia 3, Legends of Marithia Series | 0 comments

Greetings to all of my readers, friends, and fans.

You have probably been wondering where I have disappeared to, and what has been happening with things such as the next instalment in the Legends of Marithia series. Well, I can tell you that I have been absent, but incredibly busy.

So, you may ask, what have I been so busy with? I’m glad you asked, really!

Although I have not had the time to blog yet, and I really need to make that, I am actually writing two books simultaneously. Legends of Marithia 3 has taken great shape and is sitting at around 45,000 words. Still quite a while to go, but in the midst of writing the third and possibly last instalment in the series, another idea was scratching away at my mind. My latest project was born, and it is a sci-fi novel that will be absolutely amazing. I pledge to live up to that promise.

Writing two books, studying, working full time, and having some downtime is a major challenge, and one that I may just write about for those who are struggling with time management. But then again, don’t we always struggle with that?

Sometime in the near future, a preview of Legends of Marithia 3 will be posted for fans to sink their teeth into. My proofreading team sure has their hands full, as I take turns between writing in the world of Marithia, and a futuristic world.

I have also re-kindled my love for the game of Magic the Gathering, but that is another story, as is my writegoal addiction reward of Real Racing 3.

There will be more blogs, but I focus on my craft first, and it will all be very much worth the wait. Legends 3 will be a firecracker finish to this storyline, and when the new sci-fi book is published, prepare to be blown away.

Blog and talk soon, and you can also find me on facebook and twitter.

Peter Koevari

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How I got more than 80 reviews of my indie books

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Author Update, Featured, General | 2 comments

It’s funny how often I find myself looking for answers on the internet and on my social networks that can help my books gain publicity, readers, and hopefully some reviews. This post is going to discuss what I have been through so far, attempted, and worked on to get my books to where they are now.

So, you may be wondering, where are my books now? Depending on what channel you look at will give you a different answer. I can proudly (hand on heart) say that in everything I have done, that I can hold my head high to say that I took no shortcuts and I never asked anyone for anything outside of their honest opinions in their reviews.

As it stands, I have 80+ reviews on Goodreads, and 58 reviews on Amazon.com. Some of them are posted in both, and some are not. Most of them are favourable, many are critical, and I have a few “haters” in the mix as well. However, Legends of Marithia 1 is averaging 4.2 stars on Amazon, and Legends of Marithia 2 is averaging 4.5 stars.

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