Preordered, so exciting!
Already pre-ordered .I remember when I bought house of blades and it had no reviews and like 20 copies sold. Congratulations and I hope you become as big as Brandon Sanderson.
Im so excited. I pre-ordered as soon as I found out!!!!
Thanks for sticking with me so long, Jaime!
I don't know about Brandon Sanderson, but I'll be happy enough if I can make it as far as his less-successful clone, Brindle Sinderson.
I actually bought House of Blades the first month it came out, and I remember thinking "What have I done? I just started the first book in a series by some no name random author. It's probably going to suck and even it it's any good this 'Will Wight' guy will probably disappear long before writing the final book in the series. Best case scenario and the sequel comes out in four years."
I'm glad you proved me wrong.
I am quite fond of preorders. I have already preordered my copy and I’m glad we got the option this time.
What about of kings and killers? :'(
The Consultants sent Gardners after it. It got... clipped.
If only it was OKAK
It's a good question, and I'll copy the answer I used in a reddit thread:
It’s going to be a few more months. Because of the complexity of the project, and because I’ve been trying some new processes to make my writing more efficient, I don’t know if that means more like 3 months or more like 6 months.
I realized a couple of months ago that at the current rate, it was likely to be a whole year since Ghostwater by the time OKAK came out, and that’s a big gap in releases. I have assistants to pay now. So I wrote Underlord, because I basically knew how long that would take to do and that I could use it to cover the long gap between releases.
I was reluctant to do that, though. I’d like to finish OKAK, both to get it off my plate and because I want to write the ending as much as its fans want to read the ending.
Congrats on having assistants to pay! One of the trappings of success .
Look at this man employing people. Going to think he's a clan patriarch soon. Now take my money!
Thanks for the update and explanation!
It actually makes me happier about the cradle release since despite much preferring okak series I like having more books and less wait time. And I’ve liked every cradle book more than the last so def looking forward to it
I only check in occasionally, so I'm not sure when OKAK got replaced with another Cradle book (or at least, Underlord snuck in first), but I'm super happy to hear it. Cradle is definitely my favorite of your series.
March 1'st? Good. Good! That is the day I shall leave my secluded meditation.
Are you going to be reading the first chapter of the book on discord again?
Because that would be awesome.
Wait, there's a discord server for Will? That's so cool! Any idea where I can find a link?
Somewhere on reddit... It's called a discord of dubious intent, but I can't seem to get an invite link for you... I found it somewhere on reddit atleast
I like pre-orders. I shall now wait in a trance, until something of note happens on March 1st.
I don’t intend to pre-order when I can get the book for no cost with my kindle unlimited subscription
If you go on to Wills Facebook page Travis (narrator) says he will give us the first chapter but instead he rips out our hearts mercilessly. All we get is a video of him in a squid had.So I ask both Will and Travis: WHY. Why must you be so cruel to your desperate fans? I'm just going to sit in a corner and cry myself to sleep over and over until March finally comes. Then I will read Underlord and take Will hostage so that he may write Cradle books for me until the end of time *cackles evilly*.
There does not seem to be a reason to preorder it since I read on kindle but I did so... not sure why.
If you pre order a book, you will be notified the INSTANT it becomes downloadable and readable. Which isn't always the same thing as midnight on the day it was released, I spent about half an hour growling at Amazon tech support until Words of Radiance finally appeared on my Kindle.
Hey I'm sorry if this is a little early but, how is progress on the book after underlord.
...this guy. This guy right here.
I’ve got to admit that is either great comedy, asking about the book after underlord, or the begings of the downfall of society! It gave me a chuckle so I’m going with comedy! That’s gold Eric! Gold!
I got a chuckle out of this as well! I can relate; it's hard to wait to see where the Cradle crew will go next, but it never disappoints!
I gladly buy every book Will puts out there, and am looking forward to OKAK as well, but Cradle is my favorite
I have kindle unlimited, I still pre-ordered Underlord. I use my unlimited account to find new authors that I might enjoy. I've enjoyed all of Will's books so I make sure I purchase them all to better support an author I enjoy. If he had to get a second job, the books would come out slower!
I pre-ordered yesterday. When I woke up today the pre-order was gone and I had a confirmation for the box set. Something is up with Amazon.
Went to the link from this post instead of from the email and it seems to be working correctly. I'm not sure if the email link was messed up or if I was so excited about Overlord that I didn't pay attention to what I was buying.
Yeah, I checked the Underlord link from the email when I read this comment, and it's working correctly for me. However, I did also link the collection separately, so maybe I accidentally baited you!
Seriously? #1 Best Seller in Asian Myth & Legend? You didn't even sell any yet!
The rankings go up as pre-orders come in, which is cool to watch!
Pre-ordered as soon as I could. Can't wait. I was actually just about to comment on the Asian Myth & Legend thing lol. How does Amazon decide which category to put you in?
I don't know why but I really like that cover. It speaks to me... Must be going crazy; oh well I knew the day was coming.
lol Underlord is #1 before it sold https://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/digital-text/6809432011/ref=zg_b_bs_6809432011_1/ref=pd_sim_351_bsb_1?ie=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07NJ3B6HN&pd_rd_r=c1444e06-2d85-11e9-9615-bffc858cf82c&pd_rd_w=FSMo9&pd_rd_wg=cudqj&pf_rd_p=90485860-83e9-4fd9-b838-b28a9b7fda30&pf_rd_r=NGPRK9X9QA2319H9A94T&refRID=NGPRK9X9QA2319H9A94T
18 days. How it is possible, that every day now fell like it has timespace of whole month?
11 days to go! Already re-read all previous books and ... and ... well ... I want the Underlord now. :-)
I hope I can read this one slower than the last one and make it last more than a few hours. I hope I can make this one last a week. Maybe read no more than 1 chapter at a time.
If it helps a little, it's the second-longest in the series so far (next to Blackflame)! It's about 13% longer than Ghostwater.
You and I both know that isn't going to happen. We all lack the self-control to not immediately devour the book. Then, when we're done reading we shall collectively look around in a daze thinking 'where's the next one?'
After the click bait post from Feb 8, I decided it was time to prepare my core for underlord, and began my visit to cradle for the 5th time. Only 7 days have come and gone and all 5 books have been devoured again... I too feel your pain.
FANTASTIC! I have preordered my copy of Underlord already. Having enjoyed the Skysworn audiobook (mr travis baldree doing a fine job, thank you very much) I wonder if he is hard at work on Ghostwater yet?
I found it curious that only Blackflame continues to be unavailable on whispersync for kindle - but I hope that with time it will be made available for purchase.
I have great hopes for Underlord...thanks for continuing this entertaining series!
yay - blackflame now in whispersync, so the whole cradle series (except ghostwater) is now affordibly enjoyable in audio as well as written format!!
thank you very muchly!
Thanks for working so hard and getting these out so fast.
Now work harder on the next Cradle book please :)
Do you know if the audiobook for Ghostwater will be up before Underlord comes out? I want to listen to the series for my re-read so I remember what's going on before I jump to Underlord.
It does not seem likely base on the turn around of the last book but I wouldn't be surprised if it is not done and just waiting for audibles review before Underlord is out.
Well, how was Hamilton?
Hi, Will. Here’s a completely random question that just occurred to me as I was reading people’s comments, although it really has nothing to do with them at all.
Ahem, my question is…
Will you see Captain Marvel and Avengers 4 in theaters? If so, will you give your opinion on your blog? Pllllleeeeaaassseee?
That’s all I have to say…ask.
P.S. Computer keys loves to be whacked, so keep making them happy! :-)
I will be seeing both opening night, and I really should review them. I see most high-profile movies in theaters, and I break them down for myself anyway. Plus I just enjoy writing quick reviews.
why isn't your comment in blue like "your" comments usually are? are you the real will? the games afoot!
I think preorders all depend on how much people like the book. I read kindle, and have unlimited, but I love the books you write so I preordered. Can you say how many preorders have come through?
I'd like to take the Ozriel pre-order option, which includes all the future books.
Pre-ordered. Read everything you sold. Keep 'em coming!
Yeah great but when's my next oreo review, huh!? This is completely unacceptable!
I like pre-order for books I know I will be buying.
On better news... Blackflame audiobook is now out on Whispersync and discounted price for those owning the Ebook!!!!!! finally!!!!!
Yeah, finally! My assistant has been on the phone with Amazon every weekday since right after Blackflame came out, and it has taken FOREVER for her to get Amazon to move Whispersync forward. And Skysworn was linked almost immediately -_-
But hey, at least it’s finally up!
Pre-ordered, ive been following you sense house of blades and own all your kindle books, i have all of your audible books but crimson vault and wanted to ask a question... are we going to get a time jump in underlord? or are we gunna get more fast paced advancement thru challenge? I would love to know what happens just after ghostwater with the fall out from their "trainers"
Based on the page of Underlord that Will updated we get to see the aftermath of Ghostwater. I don't have the link to it but it's on his Facebook page. It's the Monkey one.
Im gonna preorder it for both my US and Australian accounts. I started an account in Australia because last book, Ghostwater, it came out first in Australia. LoL.
I love pre-orders! Why? Because now I have the book safely locked into the Kindle delivery system and if I for some reason don't make it back to the authors website for however long...I still get a surprise one Tuesday evening after midnight! Hip Hip Hooray!
There are few things worse (in proportion that is) in a day than to go to the website of an author your rather and enjoy and *BAM* WTF!! What do you mean the book has been out for two months!!!
So while I don't often read the forums for my favorite authors and only post once in a while, being able to pre-order is awesome!
Random possible spoiler question.
Don't know if Will is even going to check this thread anymore, but if you do Will, I was wondering in Soulsmith, during my reread, I came upon Yerin talking about how many Sword Paths there are. She states "There's enough path manuals to pave the streets from here to Phoenix Height."
Where or What is Phoenix Height?
It’s a mythical location at the top of a sky-piercing mountain where phoenixes go when their cycle of death and rebirth is over.
Really excited for the next book Will! I'm re-reading Ghostwater right now in preparation.
Weirdly enough, I started reading your books about the same time I started at UCF. Small world. Anywho, Go knights!
Am I the only one who wants more travelers gate references like in the bloopers for Ghostwalker except actually part of the story?
Not that I'm bored with what you're doing cuz I'm not, but are you considering any new stories at this point?
Will! Do you know if the audiobook for ghostwater will be up before underlord? Im listening to the audiobooks for my re-read.
Hey, Will. I've recently sogned up for your mailing list, but I haven't received the compilation of short stories yet. Could you please send them to me?
Try going in under say hello and sending him a message
There is a link floating around on the subreddit. You might get it faster there.
The Ghostwater audiobook just went up for sale. You can buy it now if anybody is looking for it.
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