I have finished the writing and typing up of The Weathered Kingdoms.
Three years of writing and a few weeks of typing have brought me the accomplishment of 15500 words over 28 basically formatted a4 pages. And now it need to make sure that it actually makes sense.
During the typing process I changed a few names which need to be checked for continuity. My grammar is also quite poor, especially, I believe, my use of apostrophes when used to identify a possession. Not to mention the fact that I typed the whole thing out using an iPad and, whilst I tried to catch every auto correct that tried to insert itself, I’m fairly certain a few remain.
I feel the need to point out that, despite the fact that it is a story aimed at children, it is very wordy. I will not be editing this issue. Simply put, this is how I write. When I was a child, I would read books that were more advanced that my own vocabulary because of the superior story quality. If there was a word that I did not understand, I would learn it, and in doing so, expand my knowledge of the English language. This is a quality that I am aiming to inspire in my younger readers. I will include a glossary at the end of the book and also on this site (to save the digital readers the hassle).
If there is anyone out there that is interested in doing a bit of proof reading for this story, leave a comment on this page or message me via my Facebook page.