Nice Dragons Finish Last

"A deliriously smart and funny beginning to a new urban fantasy series about dragons in the ruins of Detroit...inventive, uproariously clever, and completely un-put-down-able!" - SF Signal

Let's Talk Numbers: How Long Should Your Series Be?

Aug 29th, 11:28am
Hi Folks,Travis here. I've been talking about career planning and such lately, so I felt that today would be a good day to provide another tool for ya'll to use in that regard with an in-dept look at how the length of a series affects you commercially.Obviously from an artistic standpoint your series should be as long as it needs to be, but there's a lot of wiggle room within that band. The idea h... Read More

Writing Wednesday: The Rule of Cool

Aug 24th, 10:35am
I've been on a bit of a film critic kick lately. This isn't because I'm some kind of huge movie buff, but because I really enjoy listening to intelligent deconstruction of story, and movies are a lot simpler to deconstruct that novels. This is because movies and television--being vastly shorter and more limited in scope than novels, which are hemmed in only by the author's imagination--can't affor... Read More

Author Career Planning

Aug 22nd, 12:13pm
Hi Folks,Sorry for the break in business posts, it's been a busy end of summer for me. Day camps stop 1 week short of school starting. Our son Nate also started 1st grade, which has come with a bright and earlier-than-ever schedule. I've just had my hands full parenting and keeping the house functional is all.We're back on today though and I'd like to talk about career planning. In my opinion, the... Read More

"For all lovers of urban fantasy, this book will be a welcome addition to their shelves. Rachel Aaron brings her charismatic humor and superb characterization to this story while also developing a very unique world" - Fantasy Book Critic on Nice Dragons Finish Last

"Super fun, fast paced, urban fantasy full of heart, and plenty of magic, charm and humor to spare, this self published gem was one of my favorite discoveries this year!" - The Midnight Garden on Nice Dragons Finish Last

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"A romp of a lighthearted fantasy starring an absolutely darling rogue." - Publisher's Weekly on The Legend of Eli Monpress Omnibus