So. If I publish the chapters of Spire that I have blogged on my website, the minimum that I can charge for the paperback version is ~$20, which I am just not going to do. First plan was to break it up into novellas. That didn't work because the magical assassins, the pirates, and the … Continue reading Of Plans and laughter
I am planning on publishing Spire on Kindle Direct the first of the year. Because I want to use Kindle Unlimited, it is necessary, because of Kindle Unlimited rules, to removed Spire from my blog. I expect to remove the chapters of the Spire Saga that I have published on my blog by the end … Continue reading Announcement
If your book, fantasy or historical novel, requires combat using edged weapons, a good book to start research with is Medieval Combat, A fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat by Hans Talhoffer translated and edited by Mark Rector.
A fellow member of Virginia Writers Club has just released a new book. See her release below. (FYI: VWC celebrated its 100 year anniversary last year.) Author Katherine Gotthardt Says, "Get Happy, Dammit" Bristow, Virginia writer and poet Katherine Gotthardt, M.Ed. recently announced her eighth book, Get Happy, Dammit – Staying Inspired and Motivated in … Continue reading New Book
Fantasy Map Making by Jesper Schmidt
Star Kingdom series by Lindsay Buroker
So…the plan was to revise my website this summer and start Spire II in Sept. (Slight pause so you can snicker at my believing in plans, or rather the successful execution thereof without life getting in the way.) None of my plans included my father breaking his hip. So instead of revising my website this … Continue reading Best Laid Plans
Ghost Mountain Wolf Shifters series by Audrey Faye.
The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison
Spire, which I thought was a trilogy, turned into a duology. The first book finishes with most current issues settled. Yet to come—can/should Mynar fix magic. And what about the black cats. Before starting the next book, I’m going to take some time to tweak the website and clean up a few things. During this … Continue reading What’s Next