Michael Loucks: Blog

A Well-Lived Life 2 - Book 9 - Kami: Voting enabled

September 8, 2018
Posted at 11:49 am

Now that I've submitted Chapter 8 of AWLL2 Book 9 - Kami for posting, I've enabled voting on the story.

Thanks to everyone who has written to me about the story! I'm glad you're enjoying it!

A Well-Lived Life 2 - Book 9 - Kami: Pre-Release + Schedule

August 26, 2018
Posted at 2:58 pm

I will begin posting A Well-Lived Life 2: Book 9 - Kami to SOL on Saturday, September 1. New chapters will be posted daily.

If you would like to obtain a pre-release version of Book 9 - Kami you may do so by contacting me by email at author@michaelloucks.com or via Patreon.

Details for the new book:

Chapters: 64

Word Count: 405,300

Time Covered: July, 1995 to August, 1996

A Well-Lived Life 2 Status Update

July 9, 2018
Posted at 8:56 am

Thank you all for reading the 6,500,000 words of A Well-Lived Life, Volumes 1 and 2! I very much hope you enjoyed Book 8 - NIKA as much as I enjoyed writing it.

Book 9 - Kami will be published beginning September 1, 2018.

Want More?

There are many ways to interact with the AWLL community! For information on joining our low-volume mailing list or our Discord server, or for information on how to purchase pre-release versions of future books and gain access to additional material, please visit the AWLL Wiki.

Three Million Downloads

June 24, 2018
Posted at 3:09 pm

Today, A Well-Lived Life passed the 3,000,000 download mark*. Thank you to all my faithful readers!

Book 8 is being posted, Book 9 is being edited and proofread, and Book 10 is being written. The story continues...

(*) Doesn't include downloads via my 'Early Readers' program or Patron.

Memorial Site with Photo Galleries

May 26, 2018
Posted at 6:59 am
Updated: May 26, 2018 - 7:54 am

If you'd like to see photos of Jeremiah's last hike and of his homecoming, you can view them here:


For now, just a simple site with a bit of responsive design for the photos. I'll flesh it out and add more pictures as events unfold over the next week.

Thank you ALL for your love and support. It's very much appreciated.

Note: The site was registered last night (2018-05-26) and DNS may not yet have propagated. It does show in (Google), (IBM), and (Cloudflare) public DNS servers.