Week 43 of 2021
It is an absolute whirlwind for me right now, in a great way.
Talons & Talismans II comes out next Tuesday, the 9th. Already heard back from some reviewers and they’re excited, not just about the window into the Eldros Legacy. Here’s the great cover done by J. Caleb Designs. A Manticore, a Goblin, and a Unicorn, oh my!
Speaking of the Eldros Legacy, our first monthly newsletter went out last week. That’ll be the fourth Thursday each month and you’d like to join, go here: https://www.eldroslegacy.com/contact/newsletter/.
Khyven the Unkillable, by Todd Fahnestock, the first Eldros Legacy novel, goes out to advance readers late next week. They’re gonna love it.
Showed the Eldros Legacy Founders J. Caleb Design’s art for the 2nd EL novel, Seeds of Dominion, this week. Ooohs and ahhhs from all, especially Quincy J. Allen, the author.
Oh, and there are FOUR giveaways this week, not counting Here There Be Giants.
Didn’t write as much this week as I wanted to, mostly because I was recovering and re-adjusting to home after the trip. This is not surprising. In fact, it’s something I’ve come to expect and plan for. I normally work two or three half-shifts a day to let my mind refresh. I allowed myself a couple days of only one this week to recover.
But I’m completely back now and excited to go. So I better toss words on the page.
What I’m Listening To
Stuff overhead at Brewbaker’s. Speaking of which, I’m going to have something fun to announce about this place coming soon.
Quote of the Week
Happy 142nd to Will Rogers! He has so many quotes. Here’s one, and, well, I know which category I fall into.“There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by readin’. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”
– Will Rogers
Cool Stuff In Eldros Legacy
Talons & Talismans II has eight Eldros Legacy stories, and the advance readers have already shown their enthusiasm to me.
if that’s not enough, you can get five free Eldros Legacy stories here: https://dl.bookfunnel.com/qabsr57lq3+.
Oh, and if you haven’t seen it already, here’s the cover for Khyven the Unkillable, coming out on 7 December.
New Mythology Works in Progress
Current open anthology calls:
I’m currently working on Seeds of Dominion, book 2 of the Eldros Legacy. It’s getting there. After that, I’ll be turning toward Embers & Ash by Marie Whittaker, book 3.
I’m also starting work on something that will, I hope, occupy a large chunk of our production schedule of 2022. Let’s just say I finished the first novel in one night because I couldn’t put it down. How’s that for vaguebooking?
Free Mythology Stories (Fantasy & Paranormal)
Free Fantasy Reads + Paperback Giveaway
YA & NA Books
Rob’s Works in Progress
- The Door Into Winter (25,797)
- Rick Blaine (8,845)
- CB (8,418)
- Superstars Writing Seminar, 9-12 Feb., Colorado Springs, CO
It’s a double week at CKP, with new stuff in our two biggest franchises.
First, there’s It Takes More Kinds, an anthology in Kevin Steverson’s Salvage Title universe. This is the follow-up to It Takes All Kinds, which included my story “Careful With That Axe, E.U. Gene.” Like the first anthology, It Takes More Kinds is an anthology of new alien races in this universe. You can find it here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09KPF57JN.
Second is Harbinger from Kevin Ikenberry. This is the 10th book in the Rise of the Peacemakers thread within the Four Horsemen universe. This thread starts with Redacted Affairs, which is a must read for all 4HU fans. You can find it here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09KGFDFLN.
Whew! What a week!
Today’s Weight: 332.8
Updated Word Count: 322,472
Eldros Legacy Archives: 797 entriesLet me know if you have any suggestions on the website, this email, or cool story ideas at email@example.com. Especially let me know of suggestions you have for the Spotlight section.
Have a great week, everyone.
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