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Books In Progress Update: Shindarin Rising

My novel, Shindarin Rising, is still in the works. I'm about 75-80% of the way through the first draft. I know I haven't had many updates on it in a long time. This was mostly because I was shuffling between writing and my life in general. I'm trying to devote more time to it now, but I will also have to make sure I have time for my studies as well. 

For those of you who weren't aware of the book in progress. Shindarin Rising is a fantasy book that I am currently working on about a young man who is running from an empire because of his magical ability as a magemorph, a person who can transform into the their animal essence. He is a part of a fragmented prophecy that foretells his leadership role in fighting the Prendarin Empire. The Prologue and Chapter 1 is currently available for reading on the My Books page.

In the meantime, I will continue working on the novel and will try to give more information on its progress as it is warranted. Thanks!

Jacob Donley


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