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Offline Ajdin D

Introduction
« on: May 20, 2015, 09:44:21 PM »
Greetings!

My name is Ajdin and i am from Bosnia Hercegovina. An ordinary guy who after years of reading and listening to audiobooks wanted to start writing something himself, so i did. Waiting on cover to finish and i will put up my first e-book on Amazon. It is high fantasy with demons, monsters, magic, knights in the middle ages and so on. What distinguishes itself mainly from other fantasy books are the characters. I hate good endings and total goody boy main characters who have a moral so high it can reach the moon. I stumbled across this site a while back, but never had the time really to do anything as i am a father to a 2 year old and i work 12h work shifts every day, 7 days a week. Somehow i manage to squeeze in some writing.

Regarding my first book, i went with it to a different ending than i had imagined i would at start. Instead of writing a super epic long book i intended to do, i shortened it to 92k words and made it more or less like a big 'prologue' with the first part of the story being very action rich and taking the reader through a fast period of turbulence in the main character's life where he fights his inner demon and the loss of his own soul, and life.

The second book is already under way, having already written 20k words and i am just starting haha

I hope to have a good stay here, meet some new people and find a following for the world i am creating mostly for myself and of course, for the readers out there.

Regards!

PS: Any tips from veterans here on how to get a better following for the blog i created to promote my book?

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2015, 12:45:26 AM »
Hey and welcome to FF
I already find it to be a feat writing and editing an entire book in between all that, wow ^^

There are some sections about publishing and promoting your book (nowhere near that myself :3) so those might be useful to check out.

Enjoy your stay!

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2015, 12:47:21 PM »
I will second Henry's "wow". To work so much, have a young child and still write... wow.
I hope you find useful information here at F-F, as well as a friendly community.

Since you're deep into writing your second book, you may not have time for or interest in our monthly writing contest, but we always love having more folks submitting stories.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2015, 11:03:13 PM »
I will check it out for sure! *wink

PS: in which category would it be appropriate to put a link to my blog/inked account?

Thanks :)

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2015, 07:48:19 AM »
Hi, welcome! :)

We've got a pinned thread called "Got a blog? Share it" in the General Discussions section - here's the link:
http://fantasy-faction.com/forum/general-discussion/got-a-blog-share-it!/
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