I'm Back. Ish.
I apologize sincerely for the lack of news. I've posted a blog post explaining where I've been, and addressing matters Wilde:
The Latest News
As we end this year, I am sad to say that I need to report that hiring Tess Fowler as Wilde artist proved a major error and has... Read more
Wilde News and a Halloween Freebie!
A bit of an update for you. Gary Chaloner has finished his design of the bookplates and will be signing a bunch and sending them to me, whereupon... Read more
News of the Wilde
There are several things for me to talk about today, including some very big news that affects the future of the Doc Wilde books…
First, we’re still in... Read more
CONTEST UPDATE: TYPO CHALLENGE DATE CHANGE
UPDATE: It was pointed out to me that I really wasn't allowing much time for the contest, so I'm adding a week and a few hours to the starting time.... Read more
Announcing: The Frogs of Doom Typo Challenge!
When I left a multi-book contract at Putnam and decided to publish my Doc Wilde adventure series independently, it was for various reasons including getting the lion’s share of the... Read more
The Frogs Are Loosed!!!
Doc Wilde and The Frogs of Doom is in the wild.
This afternoon, I got the second proof copy, verified that it was ready, and flipped the switch... Read more
Cry "Havoc!" And Let Slip The Frogs of Doom!!!
PDF and EPUB copies of Doc Wilde and The Frogs of Doom just went out to those among you who chose that book as part of your rewards... Read more
Doc Wilde - Our Final Update Before Release!
Busy, busy, busy here at Doc Wilde Adventure Headquarters!
We've rebuilt the Doc Wilde web site and will now be using it again as the primary source of... Read more
Doc Wilde Abroad (The Latest Update)
Hi, folks, Still not quite there, and some travel has led to another slight delay, but things look very positive for books going out in February. More details here: http://tim-byrd.com/2013/01/10/doc-wilde-abroad... Read more
Where, Oh Where, Is Doc Wilde?
The answer can be found here:
A Note From Doc Wilde's Workshop
The latest news:
I posted an update on our progress to my blog today to keep everyone up to date (and to announce a freebie you'll all be getting):
Stay... Read more
Building a Better Hummingbird
New Doc Wilde update, with art, on my blog this morning:
Awesome For Breakfast
And, we're done. Or rather, we're just getting started. :)
I'll be writing more later, and in the next few days getting the surveys together to gather... Read more
The Final Countdown...
It's getting down to the wire: only 9 hours to go before the finale of this little endeavor of ours. It ends at midnight Pacific time (though I'm... Read more
The Full Menu
It's been requested that I post a full breakdown of the various price points and options available now. Here you go, with the special options and bonuses listed... Read more
A Heroic Last Ditch Effort!
Things have definitely slowed down here on the home stretch, and my boyhood dreams of reaching 200% seem very unlikely.
That also means the Stretch Goal in which I write... Read more
The Monstro Frog Option
143% with a week to go. :)
Previously, I've announced that three Doc Wilde novels would be released this year, to be followed by two more next year.... Read more
DOC WILDE: "Looking for a Doc Savage pastiche and a Lovecraftian adventure all in one? Look no further."
The latest retro review from Doc Wilde and The Frogs of Doom's original release is from Bill Crider, another novelist who, like Barry Hunter whose review I shared in... Read more
DOC WILDE: “Over the top at times, rip roaring adventure that returns us to the days of yesteryear and leaves us wanting more!”
Last week I said I'd be sharing some reviews Doc Wilde and The Frogs of Doom received when it was first published by Putnam, and I shared one by Kenneth Hite,... Read more
Of Stretch Goals & Short Adventures...
(There have been new developments regarding this update; you'll also want to read Update #21)
We're at 123%! Thank you!
I really appreciate your continued support in getting the word... Read more
Limited Edition Info on DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS
I've been asked about the chance of a numbered, signed limited edition of Doc Wilde and The Daughter of Darkness like the ones offered at the levels DAREDEVIL,... Read more
Doc Wilde and The Daughter of Darkness (a small excerpt)
A quick note regarding adding to your pledge to cover the fourth book: all you need to do now is add the additional amount. Once the Kickstarter ends, the supporter questionnaire will... Read more
The Dark Avenger Option
We are currently at 110% of goal and rising.
This has been so exciting and gratifying...I'm now a huge Kickstarter fan, not just because it's working... Read more
Of the many influences I could cite that went into the creation of Doc Wilde, certainly Batman would be fairly high up the list. This image provided by... Read more
I just blogged about our success, and included a special tune for all of you:
Thanks again for everything!
WE DID IT!
In just over a week, we hit and passed the goal. The Astonishing Adventures of Doc WildeKickstarter is now a success! (And special thanks... Read more
In half an hour, the project will be exactly one week old and we're at 90%!
Pretty good start, I'd say.
To celebrate, here's a great picture by... Read more
Rocket To The Moon!
87% now, and just fifteen hours away from the one week mark! This is what it looks like on a graph...
Ken Hite On DOC WILDE: Tim Byrd has “the keen eye for the plausible impossibility shared by many of the pulp greats”
As another way of getting the word out about the project, over the remaining three weeks I'm going to occasionally re-post on my blog one of the reviews ... Read more
Reachin' For The Sky...
Things are going great; we are currently at 73% of the goal, just $795 from the project crossing the threshold of success. It'll be awesome if we make... Read more
Savage & Wilde
As many of you know, Doc Wilde is inspired by the old pulp hero Doc Savage, whose adventures were published monthly back in the 1930s and '40s. This... Read more
We just hit $2000, two-thirds of the way to success in under five days!
Thanks again to all of you who've jumped on board so far and brought... Read more
They like us...They REALLY like us!
Things are still rockin' at Doc Wilde Adventure HQ. Yesterday the project was chosen as a Kickstarter Staff Pick! I've attached a screenshot I took in the... Read more
Welcome To Wilde Country
It's been a hectic and exciting few days, first preparing the project and making sure all the t's were dotted and my eyes were crossed, then launching and... Read more