6+ months and several intense weeks of editing are done. Abandon Us is ready for the editor! Mom gets the first printed copy of Abandon Us; dad helped with the edits. Edit Process The manuscript is provided in a specific format. See this Reedsy blog article. The printout is enormous! The editing process will involve…


The wasteland began way before the fall of civilization. It started with the widespread use of Ignium in the 2050s, and its continued use through the 2060s and 2070s. Ignium, an energy similar to electricity and plasma, is easy to create and extremely malleable, therefore economically better than electricity. Its downfall was its slight toxicity….