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Title Reveal Coming Soon for Second Novel!

Since 2021, I have slowly been working on the sequel novel to Sylas Sterling and the Lucas County Curse.  Recently, I have been making some progress with the book.  I have also been working on a few others things. I have had the name of the second book for quite some time, but I have not revealed it here or via social yet.  I will be announcing the name soon. I am have an update on the design side of the book.  I created the cover for the first book, and I have finally went through several variations for the cover for the second book.  What I have currently may not be the final version, but it is probably close.  I will be doing a cover reveal, once we are a bit closer to the book publication. At the time, I do not have a date set for the publication of the second novel, but I will be updating that on this website, before I post anything on Twitter (X), Instagram, etc. Leave a comment below, if you have any questions. Thanks, J. Allen Tucker
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Writing and Planning

I have continued working on the second Sylas Sterling novel. I’ve written about 2,250 words so far. The first book was nearly 49,000, so I’ve got a ways to go. In addition to starting that book, I’ve been brainstorming. So, I’ve also got some general idea of what I want the third book to be able about. If all goes according to plan, I hope to have a comic book available to tie into the third books release. If you have any feedback, I’d take it into consideration while the next book is in progress. One other note in regards to the first book. I made some additional corrections after the initial publication, so if you come across some punctuation errors I think they have mostly been fixed. Thanks, J. Allen Tucker

Starting a Sequel

While promoting my first novel, I haven’t written much. Today, I wrote 711 words and got started on the sequel to Sylas Sterling and the Lucas County Curse. I do have another work in progress, that I will return to occasionally. A random part of the process seemed interesting to me. As I was starting a new word document, I decided to save it, like everyone should to make sure that they don't lose their work. I realized that I needed a name for the document. At first, I considered, SylasSterling2, but I wanted something more creative. I went with a title that I will not share here, since the working title could be the actual title. I will say that it included the word “Two.” Time will tell if this title sticks. For the first book, I change the main character name and book title name multiple times trying to find something unique that I really liked. Thanks, J. Allen Tucker

Sylas Sterling and the Lucas County Curse is Available Now!

My debut novel,  Sylas Sterling and the Lucas County Curse ,  is available now on Kindle! It is $7.99 for purchase, and the paperback edition is also available on Amazon for $14.99.  However, if you are a Kindle Unlimited member, you can download the book for free!  For a free trial of Kindle Unlimited visist: . "In the fall of 1993, life seems boring in Lucas County, Georgia. Pop culture, Art, and a beautiful classmate are the only things that sixteen-year-old Sylas Sterling finds interesting.  In one week, Sylas’ life will be radically transformed. Visions of the past and tragedies in the present will send him down a new path. He will become obsessed with a dark mystery that has been hidden in Lucasville, for so over a century. Sylas will be tested, as he faces the challenges of confronting the past and of changing the present. Is he ready to face the LUCAS COUNTY CURSE ?" Sylas Sterling and the Lucas County Curse is the debut novel from

Cover Reveal - Sylas Sterling and the Lucas County Curse

Here it is! It's time for the cover reveal for my upcoming novel.  Sylas Sterling and the Lucas County Curse is coming soon. Let me know what you think of the cover, in the comments or on social media.

Lewis and Word Count

“If nothing in this world satisfies me, perhaps it is because I was made for another world.” - C.S. Lewis Today, I wrote 800 words. I think the second novel is going along fairly well. It’s been interesting switching to a different story and different characters. Thanks, J. Allen Tucker

Twitter, Word Count and Third Draft

Thanks again to the writing community on Twitter. Yesterday, I hit 250 Twitter followers! Thanks everyone. Today, I wrote 633 words. I finished another chapter in my second novel, and I also made a few small additions to my first novel’s third draft. Thanks, J. Allen Tucker