An Ancient Stirring Live on Kickstarter!

I am pleased to announce that the campaign for Galaxy Ascendant book 6, An Ancient Stirring, is now live on Kickstarter! As is obvious, this is a campaign to cover the production costs (art, editing, etc) for the book. Additionally, this time I have something else you can help fund, namely a series of specialContinue reading “An Ancient Stirring Live on Kickstarter!”

Galaxy Ascendant 5 Is Here!

If it feels like we were here only a month ago, that’s because we were! Exactly one month ago, Galaxy Ascendant book 4, A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy’s Rise, was released, and now, we celebrate the release of book 5 in the Galaxy Ascendant series, A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire’s Fall. Without spoiling things, theContinue reading “Galaxy Ascendant 5 Is Here!”

Galaxy Ascendant Lore Post: The Khadohs Kingdom of Felinar:

It’s been a while, but here’s another Galaxy Ascendant lore post! This time, we’re taking a look at the Khadohs Kingdom of Felinar, one of the most important players in the galactic story. Hopefully, I’ll be getting back to somewhat regular lore posts, be they about ship classes, civilizations, species, or other things! As IContinue reading “Galaxy Ascendant Lore Post: The Khadohs Kingdom of Felinar:”

Galaxy Ascendant 4 Is Here!

It’s that time again! I’m proud to announce the official release of book 4 in the Galaxy Ascendant series, A Fiery Reckoning Part 1: Ascendancy’s Rise. Without getting into spoilers, the book picks up soon after the momentous events at the end of book 3, A Shifting Alliance, as the war took a drastic turn,Continue reading “Galaxy Ascendant 4 Is Here!”

An Amazon Escalation

Well it’s happened. As I worried, back when Amazon rejected my ad campaign for A Shifting Alliance because “guns bad,” that this was just a precursor to Amazon banning books outright, so we’ve seen now. Yesterday, Jon Del Arroz’s upcoming book Glorified, and Delcan Finn’s Deus Vult, both of which were up for pre-order (andContinue reading “An Amazon Escalation”

Amazon to Authors: Guns Bad, ‘Mkay

Well yesterday was an interesting one. Before I headed back to base, I decided to set u pa small Amazon ad campaign for each of my currently released Galaxy Ascendant books, given that the next two are coming out fairly soon. So I set up the campaign for A Greater Duty. As usual, it wasContinue reading “Amazon to Authors: Guns Bad, ‘Mkay”

A Fiery Reckoning Indiegogo Post-Op Thoughts

With the conclusion of my second crowdfunding campaign, it’s time for some quick evaluation of lessons learned. Learning from everything, successes and failures, is how one gets better at anything, after all. So, let’s look at what went right with the A Fiery Reckoning campaign first. Most obvious positives are the fact that I endedContinue reading “A Fiery Reckoning Indiegogo Post-Op Thoughts”

Some Thoughts on a Brainlet’s Lies

Well, I did actually have some blog posts I was working on and hoped to start releasing today, but something came up while I was offline for two days over the Rosh Hashanah holiday. While I was offline, one Micah Curtis, of the dumpster fire known as Comicsgate, decided to take a shot at me,Continue reading “Some Thoughts on a Brainlet’s Lies”

Galactic Level Reward tiers, and Creating a Universe

So, the indiegogo campaign for Galaxy Ascendant books 4 & 5 is chugging along, and I felt like this was as good a time as any to talk a bit about the opportunities presented to you by the high level rewards the campaign has to offer. So, what exactly to the Travel to the GalaxyContinue reading “Galactic Level Reward tiers, and Creating a Universe”

Some of the Failings of the Star Wars EU (Pre-Disney), and How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes

I’m going to preface this by saying that, despite the flaws I’m about to expound upon, the old Star Wars EU is vastly better than what we have as Disney canon now. Just wanted to make that clear. That said, the old EU was very much a mixed bag, and made a fair number ofContinue reading “Some of the Failings of the Star Wars EU (Pre-Disney), and How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes”