Song of the Elves

Epic fantasy novels and short stories by David Charles Shepherd

Wolf Star Rising

I’ve started the double job of completing the Wolves of Winter Part Two alongside the editing of The King’s Blades.  There’s more behind this move than just trying to prove that men can multi-task.  I am finding that the process of writing fresh material for WOW is bringing a sharper edge to the editing process for the second book of SOTE.  Both are going well and the fruits of this labour should be seen later in the spring.

In the meantime, the Wolves are very much in the ascendancy, becoming the most popular download from the website, taking over from A Shadow Falls.

Rest assured eager Wolves fans, I will be delivering the second installment in time for an Easter read.

Until next time, up the elves!


About The Author

Writing has been my main form of escape since a child. Before teaching, I earned a living on a little known national newspaper, before discovering I also had a calling for the classroom. The first embryonic scribbles for Song of the Elves emerged in 2000. I began writing the first trilogy as one continuous manuscript entitled The Summerlands, which I finally completed in the Winter of 2007. In the intervening years, I've been transforming this first draft into three distinct instalments of the saga. "A Shadow Falls" and "The King's Blades" have already seen the light of day. "Sins of the Father" will follow shortly. There will be a second trilogy to complete the saga, which I intend to commence work on in 2012. Book four is entitled "The Lost, The Lonely and the Damned". I have also written a series of short tales entitled The Wolves of Winter, set in Rhoderica before the elves invaded the continent. I will bring this to you in coming months through kindle. I have scripts for a number of stand alone "Wolves" novels. Other projects include a fantasy version of the great John Ford western - The Searchers. I am also half-way through a manuscript for a science fiction novel, entitled The Mirror of His Soul. Time and health permitting, these will all eventually see the light of day.

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