From Pantser to Planner: The Evolution of A Writing Process

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You have never written a novel. You have started numerous projects, made some decent progress into them—around 10-15k words, maybe—but then…you fizzle out. Every time. Once you make it past the part of your story planned out in your head, beyond whatever nugget of narrative you were able to [...]

“Birthright” Kickstarter is Live!

I am proud to announce that as of yesterday morning, the Birthright Kickstarter campaign is live and online. And it is going great! In under 24 hours, we have already raised right at 15% of the total goal for Birthright. 15%! That's crazy talk! I'm so excited about this I can't even put it into words. [...]

The One and Only Lesson Self-Published Authors Can Learn From M.R. Mathias

Not too long ago, self-published author M.R. Mathias went on quite a tirade at fantasy-faction.com about how his self-promotional forum post should not have been moved from the general books forum into the self-published/small press forum. You can read the whole thing from Fantasy Faction’s perspective here: “The Man Who Thought He Was King.” Now, [...]

Guest Post – 4 Elements You Just Have to Love About Steampunk

Over at Once Upon a Time, Naithin and Jaedia were kind enough to let Austin and me write a guest post to help promote the recent release of Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel. Why don't you head on over to see exactly what we mean when we say that Nimbus is steampunk for people who don't know [...]

Why We Wrote a Serial Novel

Hi, guys. Austin here. Today is the official release date of Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One)! For those of you who have already purchased it during the pre-release weekend, we hope you’re enjoying it. We can’t wait to hear your comments on this site, Facebook, or to see the reviews on Amazon.com (hint hint!). [...]