The debut novel by Alex Shvartsman
After writing fiction for ten years, 120+ short stories published, and a dozen anthologies edited, I'm finally ready to unleash my first novel onto the world!
Eridani's Crownis a... Read more
Everyone should have received UFO7 ebooks a week ago, and all other eligible ebooks in the last few days. The only exception are four or five backers who... Read more
Ebooks are ready, please don't forget to fill out the backer survey!
So it looks like I have to make the print book live on Amazon in order to order author copies I will need to fulfill backer rewards. This... Read more
The reward surveys have been sent -- please fill them out and if your pledge has included any add-on items, please be sure to message me with your preferences... Read more
Progress Report - Mid-September
The print layout for the book is done (having undergone a TON of small revisions, hunting down missing commas and performing various other bits of nip and tuck... Read more
Victory is Ours!
We did it!
I'm thrilled, if a bit exhausted, to have successfully funded this book and will work hard to deliver a great volume to all 319 of you!
Authors... Read more
There's just under 12 hours remaining as I write this update, and we're over 90% of the way there! I'm immensely grateful to nearly 300 of you who already pledged... Read more
It has been a productive weekend at UFO HQ. The Kickstarter campaign has been steadily gaining steam and we're at about three quarters of our goal. I went over the... Read more
The Final Week
We're in the final week now and we've been making slow but steady gains. We broke 60% today which is, strangely, a less precarious position than it sounds. Historically I've... Read more
Back at It
This past week was rough for me. On Tuesday I had a (scheduled) surgery and I spent most of the week recovering. (I don't want to get mired in medical... Read more
Here's another humorous story for you as you wait for this anthology to fund.
"Copy Cat" was co-written by Moscow-based writer K. A. Teryna and me. K. A. Teryna writes... Read more
Old Spice, New Tricks
Enjoy a very short humor piece. Happy weekend!
Old Spice, New Tricks
by Alex Shvartsman
The Old Spice brand has recently introduced The Gentleman character class for the Dungeons &... Read more
Off to the races!
Thank you all very much for being among the first backers of UFO7. Over 100 people found merit in our project over the course of the first 48 hours, and... Read more