Spell/Sword FREE KINDLE EBOOK ON AMAZON 8/30 — 9/3. 2013. Look, you’re a smart person. I’ve just spent a whole week listing reasons why my book is going to be free, and why you should take a few seconds to download it for free this weekend. But I know none of that matters. You are […]
And here’s the one where I stop being self-deprecating, and lean on the Vainglory Lever. In my unbiased opinion, Spell/Sword is the most important book currently available in print. It’s cheeky, unbalanced, not professionally edited — it’s peppered with the mistakes that a Level One Fantasy Author, such as myself, is bound to make. But […]
One of the many difficulties of being a self-published, broke-ass author is exposure. You don’t have a publisher’s marketing department behind you, you have no prior work to lend credence to your work, your operating budget for publicity is whatever cash you can scrape together after you pay rent, utilities and your re-occurring subscription to […]
I am a creature of avarice and cynicism. Pure altruism, idealistic devotion, working on faith — these are all grand, wonderful things that I have a serious problem operating with. If I’m doing something, if I’m working towards something, I need there to be a concrete goal. A carrot on the end of the stick. […]
An asteroid hurtles toward Aufero. An asteroid made of dragons.
Spell/Sword is not an epic trilogy. It is an episodic dodecasaga with extra walnuts and chocolate syrup. For those of you that have read the book, fear not! There is a Grand Plan, a Tragedy Writ Large, a Plot If You Will. But instead of cramming it all into a neat Star Wars/Lord of the […]
A little on the nose? MAYBE. Reason #3: No One Is Reading It Here’s a short list of people in my life who haven’t read Spell/Sword. My father My brother My sister in law My girlfriend’s parents My cousins My former roommate Neil Gaiman President Barack Obama Janelle Monae Pat Rothfuss My Pen Pal in […]