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Yakov Merkin
Yakov Merkin
Yakov Merkin is an author of science fiction and fantasy novels, recovering academic, and aspiring Ninja Warrior.
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In some great news today, I finally reconnected with my artist for Light Unto Another World, and ...

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So, to get the status update out of the way first. I think I've found a good fill-in artist to co...

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It's finally time for Zadir Corps: First Strike to launch! Attached for your reading pleasure is ...

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Whiel I'm still waiting on the next Light Unto Another World art update (hopefully I'll get it AS...

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Excited to share three new internal arts! Everything for volume 3 is now done, and volume 4's art...

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Excited to share 3 more Light Unto Another World internal arts, these from volume 3. The other 4 ...

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Short update, celebrating the completion of all internal art for volume 2! This latest one took a...

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So you may have seen mentions already of my planned Patreon/Subscribestar exclusive mecha serial....

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It's gonna be a fun week! Got not 1, but 3 new Light Unto Another World internal arts in today; a...

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Excited to share not one, but TWO new Light Unto Another World arts with you today! The last batc...

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Got another great internal art to share. Two more very much in progress, and hopefully they'll be...

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Sorry it's been a little while, but hopefully this is the start of a steady stream of new art to ...

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Hey everyone! Today is a great day, as the Light Unto Another World Kicsktarter ended, having rea...

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It's been a little longer than I would've liked, but I finally have another internal artwork to s...

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I'm excited to finally announce that Light Unto Another World is now live on Kickstarter! All the...

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It's been a bit of a stressful two weeks, as I'd had no contact from my artist, so I was worrying...

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I'm excited to share the first internal art for Light Unto Another World Volume 1. Starting right...

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We're nearly ready for the launch of the first Light Unto Another World Kickstarter. Enjoy your e...

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Just a quick update of another finished piece of art for the series. As some of you might have gu...

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I'm very please to share with you the finished cover art for Light Unto Another World Volume 5! I...

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The final two internal sketches for Galaxy Ascendant 7 have been completed. Now with Asharra and ...

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Just a quick update today, to share the most recently completed internal art for Galaxy Ascendant...

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It might be my birthday today, but that's no excuse for me to stop working on various things. Enj...

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Just a quick art update for both of my in-progress projects; realized I'm a bit behind. I'm pleas...

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Art updates galore! The Galaxy Ascendant internal arts here aren't new, per se, but I now have th...

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