Been a Long Time
As the year comes to a close, I owe you all a long overdue update. First off, I'm not yet done with the third Monster Academy book, I Will Not... Read more
I'm still struggling to catch up with things on many fronts, but just yesterday, I discovered another reason why. I'm telling you this not to complain but to... Read more
Book 2 Away!
I spent a few long days singing ebooks via the MyWrite app on my iPad, and everyone who's due an ebook copy of Monster Academy: I Will Not Burn Down... Read more
Monster Academy #2 Is Done!
I know it's been a long time coming, but it's true: Monster Academy #2: I Will Not Burn Down the School is done! I have copies of the ePub edition... Read more
The Long-Overdue Update
My apologies for taking so long to give you a new update. On a personal level, I've had an unusually twisted year, and given my history, that's a... Read more
Book 2 First Draft Is Done!
It's been a long time coming, folks, but the first draft of Monster Academy: I Will Not Burn Down the School is COMPLETE! I have it out with my alpha... Read more
Book 2 Rolling Along
It's been a while since Book 1 shipped out, so I wanted to drop you a quick note to let you know that I'm making good progress on Monster Academy:... Read more
Monster Academy 1 Public Launch Is Today!
Just wanted to let you—my fantastic backers—know that Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat Peoplelaunches as an ebook today. As a backer, you should already have a copy, but... Read more
Book 1 Away!
The backer copies of Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People are packed up and waiting for the USPS to cart them away. If you've ordered one of these, you... Read more
Book 1 Is In!
The actual copies of Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People finally showed up today! I'm signing and packing them up tonight, and with luck they'll go out in tomorrow's... Read more
Book 1 Ordered
I just got the new proofs for Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People in today, and they look great. I place the order for the books immediately, and I... Read more
I got the proof copies in for Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People the other day, and as you can see from the picture below, there was a problem with... Read more
Monster Academy Book 1 Away!
Whew! I just now finally got the last ebooks of Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People off to each and every backer. If you're one of those kind souls... Read more
Book 1 Is Ready!
I just wrapped up the files for Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People, and I sent them off to my ebook signing service (MyWriteApp.com) and my printer. Once the... Read more
On Friday, I put the finishing touches on the manuscript for Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People, book one in the series. I'm putting together the book itself right... Read more
A Fall Implosion
I need to apologize to you. I'd hoped to get Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People polished before Gen Con, but I ran out of time. Unfortunately, that plowed... Read more
I had hoped to have the first Monster Academy book out to you by today, but I'm not quite going to make it. Getting the Dangerous Games books out the... Read more
Since I'm getting closer to finishing up Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People, it's time for me to make the bookmarks for the stretch goals we broke too.... Read more
I'm making good progress on the revisions for Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People. With luck, I'll have ebooks out by the end of the month. I also managed to... Read more
It's been a while since the last official update, and my apologies for that. We were burgled about a month ago, and dealing with that (and insurance and replacing things)... Read more
Dangerous Games Books Going Out
I'm finally sending out the ebook editions for Dangerous Games: How to Play. The autographed editions go out to the backers of that drive tonight. After that, I'll ship... Read more
End Times Ebooks Sent Out
I got the last of the End Times in Dragon City ebooks sent out yesterday. This includes the copies for Monster Academy backers at the $75 level or higher. If... Read more
February Monster Academy Update
Backer Brad Dancer reminded me this morning that I hadn't posted an update here for a while. (Thanks, Brad!) I communicate so much on social media and my website that... Read more
Dangerous Games Book #1 Is Done!
I just wrote "The End" on the first book in the Dangerous Gamestrilogy, killing off my NaNoWriMo goal of 50,000 words in a total of 16 days. On this,... Read more
As you might already know, I'm running a little behind on my 12 for '12 project. I'm just now finishing up the first of the Dangerous Gamesnovels, and I... Read more
Respect the Streak Ebooks Sent Out
I just now sent out the first four 12 for '12 ebooks to those of you who pledged at the higher levels. If you put up $50 or more, you... Read more
Good News and a Question
Whew! What a month September was. My apologies for the silence after the drive ended, but I've fallen behind on getting all these novels written, so I locked myself away... Read more
We Did It! All Rewards Unlocked!
Wow. I didn't know if it would happen, but we had a great surge of backers and bumpers at the end of the drive, and we knocked it clear past... Read more
We have just over three hours left to go in the Monster AcademyKickstarter, the final one in the 12 for '12 series. We smashed through the $15k stretch goal a... Read more
Last Day! Lower the Goal!
It struck me that every time I've run one of these Kickstarters, I've lowered the stretch goals on the last day. Although we seem like we're cooking along here with... Read more
Last night, just before I went to bed, the Monster Academy Kickstarter drive cracked the $14k barrier. This unlocked Stretch Goal #2, which means that all backers at $75 or... Read more
Unlocking Stretch Goals = Deals!
The Monster Academy drive is cooking along at a good speed. We smashed through the $12k stretch goal yesterday, and there's an excellent chance we'll unlock the $14k stretch goal... Read more
Stretch Goal and Add-Ons Summary
Our Stretch Goals
400 Backers: Free 12 for '12 bookmark for everyone who orders a printed Monster Academy book.
$12k:Free ebook editions of the Brave New World trilogy to... Read more
58 Hours Left! New Add-On! New Stretch Goals!
With just 58 hours to go until the Monster AcademyKickstarter comes to an end, we cracked through the first stretch goal at $12,000! Thanks to Kent Wayson for knocking... Read more
Google Event and Hall of Fame
I have two things I want to share with you today. First, I'm hosting a Google Hangout tomorrow night at 9 PM Central. Hangouts can only have 10 people join in... Read more
Add-On & Stretch Goals Summary
Our Stretch Goals (so far):
$12k: Free ebook editions of the Brave New World trilogy to pledges of $50+.
$14k: Free ebook editions of the Shotguns & Sorcery trilogy to... Read more
One Week Left, So New Add-Ons!
As you probably know, the Monster Academy Kickstarter hit its funding goal on Saturday morning, and it's been steaming along since. I told you then that I'd announce some new... Read more
Monster Academy Is a Go!
Earlier tonight, Monster Academy smashed through its funding goal and kept going strong! As I write this, we're 101% funded, which means I'm going to start writing Monster Academy books... Read more
A Couple Questions for You
We're getting awfully close to full funding — only $217 away as I write this — and at our current rate, we could hit our goal today. WOOT! Thanks to... Read more
Monster Academy Getting Close!
The Monster Academy Kickstarter drive stands at just under $8800 as I write this, which puts us about $1,200 from getting funded. I'm confident we can manage that, although I'd... Read more
Two more bits of news about Monster Academy that you can devour yourself or share with friends.
First, Michael Harrison — who’s covered every one of my Kickstarters for Wired’s... Read more
The Monster AcademyKickstarter has been rolling along well since my last update. We're currently up to 66% funded, and we still have 19 days to go. Again, I'm confident... Read more
One Week Down
Hi Backers! I left for Gen Con shortly after I launched the Monster Academy Kickstarter, and I've had a whirlwind of a week. I held seminars and panels in both... Read more