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By Cris Pace
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About

In 2003 Destiny's Knights (click on the link to read the first half of the book) was originally published, an epic fantasy story of three teenage ripped from our modern world into the mystical land of Marduk, told that they will be the saviors of the land from an invading army, but finding out that they too are merely pawns in the invader's plans.

After not getting  anywhere with agents and publishers (it has largely become a field of who you know not the quality of your work) I self published the first volume of the Destiny's Knights series (it will eventually be 7 books in total).  And while everyone who read it loved it (whether they knew me or not) I just did not have the experience at the time to ensure that it would get any real traction.  

The book and the following attempts were not perfect.  But they were a needed learning experience in how to do personal marketing, what to look for in writing and revising a book...and how to do it right the next time round.

As I have recently finished the second work in the series, A Dark Twist of Destiny, I now plan to published both an expanded version of Destiny's Knights and A Dark Twist of Destiny as an omnibus edition.  The problem being a high school teacher is that I don't have a great deal of spare funds to publish and advertise the book...and that is where you guys come in...

For $1,400, I can publish and advertise Dark Twist of Destiny and make it successful using what I learned from my previous venture in publishing.

Risks and challenges

There are very few risks. The manuscripts have already been written. This money is for publishing and advertising purposes only (although if I get a lot more than I'm asking for I will also engage the services of an additional proof reader or two in addition to the revisions that have already been made). If I get the money the book will be published. If I get enough extra funds I will extensively advertise. The only challenge is getting over that initial hill of publishing.

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