The First Blurb for The Prodigal Hour

The Prodigal Hour has gotten its first blurb. It’s from Elizabeth Eslami, author of Bone Worship: A Novel, who said: The Prodigal Hour, the audacious genre-bending novel by author Will Entrekin, is a Rubik’s cube of delights. Equal parts sci-fi, thriller, coming-of-age, and love story, the novel hurtles readers along protagonist Chance Sowin’s intriguingly unpredictable … [Read more…]

So What’s The Prodigal Hour About, Anyway?

(besides time travel) I thought I’d share the as-it-stands cover copy: “Chance Sowin hoped only for a new beginning.” On October 31, 2001, six weeks after escaping the World Trade Center attacks, Chance Sowin moves back home, hoping for familiarity and security. Instead, he interrupts a burglary as his father, Dennis, is shot and killed. … [Read more…]

The Prodigal Hour, Edited

Yesterday, just the day after my birthday, I got the copy-edited manuscript of The Prodigal Hour back from my editrix. She had let me see some of the pages before she’d finished, so I’ve already started the final polish–which is basically what this is. A couple outright grammatical errors–I think every manuscript has a few, … [Read more…]