Short story snippet, and Evil is a Matter of Perspective anthology
Hi, all! I've been quiet these last months, working away on the Shattered Sigil short stories I promised you. If you're wondering why it's taking me so long to write... Read more
All shipping complete
Today is the anniversary of the Labyrinth of Flame's successful funding, so it seems appropriate to announce that all shipping is now complete! This includes books and art prints. There... Read more
Art prints shipping soon
Hi everyone! Hope you're having a wonderful 2016 so far. I certainly am, as Labyrinth of Flamehas been getting some great reviews and even won an award for "Best... Read more
Shipping update: all books have gone out!
It's been a heck of a job packaging and mailing hundreds of books, but at last I can say: today I hauled the last big load to the post office,... Read more
The books have arrived!
My dining room is now full of books. Lots and lots of books. This is about half of them:
Nothing like seeing your trilogy all together at last!
I'm so... Read more
Important info on signing of trade paperbacks, and happy book birthday to The Labyrinth of Flame!
The printing company tells me the print run is complete and the books were loaded onto a truck today to head for Colorado! One step closer to getting them into... Read more
Start the presses!
Yesterday I received a second proof from the printing company, and was delighted (and relieved!) to find that all the adjustments were correctly made and everything now looks great:
I've... Read more
Reminder: tomorrow is last day to update your address
For those of you waiting on physical books: I will be locking addresses after tomorrow (Fri Nov 6), so if you need to update yours, do it now!
Progress update... Read more
One week until mailing addresses are locked down - please update by Fri Nov 6
Hi everyone! Hope those of you reading The Labyrinth of Flame in ebook are enjoying the story. (Everyone should have gotten their ebooks and maps. If you have not, please... Read more
Ebooks incoming in 3...2...1...
I am delighted (DELIGHTED!) to announce that The Labyrinth of Flameis ready for your enjoyment at long last! (Special thanks to backer Catherine Boone, who graciously let me camp... Read more
The Labyrinth of Flamehas come back from the copy editor! I'm currently in the midst of incorporating those last fixes and making all the jot-and-twiddle tweaks to get the... Read more
The Labyrinth of Flame heads to copy edits
Great news! I've finished all my line edit fixes and rewrites, and the book has gone to the copy editor. She'll be doing the final check for errors and typos... Read more
Illustrations complete and line edits received
Lots going on this month! Line editor Marty Halpern has completed his review of The Labyrinth of Flameand sent me all his notes and mark-ups. Over the next 2... Read more
Chugging along toward publication (plus how to change your address in Kickstarter)
Work continues on The Labyrinth of Flame! The line editor says he's progressing well, and hopes to have the book back to me in mid-August.
Short story polls are... Read more
Structural edits finished, and a map sneak peek
The Labyrinth of Flameis one big step closer to publication! I've completed structural edits on the book and sent it off to the line editor. Maps and illustrations are... Read more
Short story POV character poll closing soon
Work continues on preparing The Labyrinth of Flamefor publication! I'm working steadily through structural edits, which I expect to finish by the end of June. After that, the book... Read more
Surveys and Ebooks
Thanks everyone for filling out your Labyrinth of Flame reward information survey! There are only a few of you for whom I don't yet have information. If you haven't seen... Read more
Ultimate Fan reward winner, plus list of backer book recs
Thank you to everyone who entered the Ultimate Fan reward raffle! I've announced the winner on my blog, along with a nice big list of all the book recommendations from... Read more
The Road Ahead
The Labyrinth of Flame Kickstarter has officially concluded! We finished up at $11,368 , so while you won't get to see an interpretive skating program (my coach sighs in... Read more
Announcing One Last Stretch Goal
It is the last day of The Labyrinth of Flame Kickstarter, and we blew right past the $10,500 stretch goal last night (WOW!). That means more beautiful illustrations for ... Read more
Interior art and your chance for Ultimate Fan upgrade!
WE MADE IT! The Labyrinth of Flamewill have interior art! I am so thrilled about this I can't even tell you. Instead I will express my feelings with a... Read more
Meet the illustrator: Kristina Carroll
Just 4 days left! We're agonizingly close to the interior art stretch goal, and I have some news I'm really excited about: should we make the goal, artist Kristina Carroll will... Read more
Five days left and we're so close to interior art!
Five days left and The Labyrinth of Flameis only $314 away from having interior art! It's like we're scrambling up the homestretch on Longs Peak, almost at the summit:... Read more
Short story stretch goal unlocked! Character poll is open.
I'm thrilled to announce The Labyrinth of Flame Kickstarter passed the first stretch goal today: woo hoo!!! This means I'll be including 3 bookmarks with every trade paperback, plus writing... Read more
AMA ("Ask Me Anything") on Reddit's r/Fantasy today
Only a little more than $500 to go, and I'll be writing you all a Shattered Sigil short story and making bookmarks! Thank you so much for backing ... Read more
Hooray! The Labyrinth of Flame has funded!
Huge news today: The Labyrinth of Flamehas funded! Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU! I am so thrilled and so grateful for your enthusiasm and support. Now I get... Read more
The Labyrinth of Flame Update #1: Art print news and a big thank you!
I promise not to inundate you with updates! But I wanted to express my gratitude - at 1 day in, The Labyrinth of Flame is only $700 from... Read more