Progress report

I hit my first major milestone with Haze (Book 2 of The Rephaim Series) this week: I finished the first draft. 🙂

There’s a huge amount of work to come – structural edits and hours and hours of fine tuning – but it’s a good feeling to have it all down and see that the plot is doing what it needs to.

There are new characters to spend more time on – characters mentioned in Shadows, but who don’t turn up until Haze.  (And yes, I realise this is only of interest to the handful of people who have read drafts of Shadows at this point.)

I’m also working on the final round of edits on Shadows, which is now scheduled for release in very early July. I’ll confirm the actual date in coming months.

Okay. Back to work.


  1. Place says:

    V Exciting! Am counting down to early July 🙂

    1. Kay says:

      Same here, can’t wait 🙂

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The Rephaim

Shadows (The Rephaim Book I) by Paula Weston
Haze (The Rephaim Book II) by Paula Weston
Shimmer (The Rephaim Book III) by Paula Weston
Burn (The Rephaim Book IV) by Paula Weston

About Me

I’m the author of the Rephaim series and The Undercurrent.

For my day job, I’m a writer-journalist-professional communicator, where my writing involves a lot less profanity.

I grew up in regional South Australia and now live in Brisbane with my husband and a retired greyhound.

If you’re interested in how I came to land a publishing deal, you can read the short version in this post from August 2011. There’s a longer version (in a guest post) here.

Paula Weston