Legacy – The Prince Saga Book One

By Alexander Ballard Published December 18, 2013 Well it began as an idea and a few sentences a little over a year ago but after seven edits and many hours of writing I’ve finally finished my first novel. Legacy – Book One of the Black Prince Saga is an epic fantasy novel taking place twelve…

Legacy Cover Art

By Alexander Ballard Published November 12, 2013 Well after searching for a while I managed to find a talented artist to do the cover art for my first novel Legacy by the name of Christof Grobelski.  It was my first time hiring a freelance artist and I must say I was very impressed with speed…

Not making the cut

By Alexander Ballard Published August 16, 2013 Well the winning entries for the  Sword and Laser Anthology have been announced.  Sadly I didn’t make the cut but congratulations to those who did.   I had a lot of fun working on my short story prey and who knows I might write more in that world in…

Character Bios

By Alexander Ballard Published July 2, 2013 Well I’ve gotten the first few bits of feedback back from one of my beta readers and I’m still looking for an artist do the cover art for my book Legacy but it is all coming together now.  In the meantime I’ve started planning my next novel and…

Waiting till it’s ready and Beta Readers

By Alexander Ballard Published April 6, 2013 Well sadly I didn’t get me short story “The World without Wind” done in time from the March 31st deadline for the writers of the future competition.   So, it will have to go into the next one in three months time.  But in many ways that’s a good thing. The…

New Short Story Prey

By Alexander Ballard Published March 29, 2013 I’ve just finished a new short story called “Prey”, which I’ve submitted to the Sword and Laser Anthology.  I’m hoping they like it enough to include it in the collection.  It’s the story of a female monster hunter in dystopian future on one very bad night. Now I need to finish…