— The Lost Words

Hear, hear. The physical proof for The Amazing Adventures of Dashing Prince Dietrich has arrived at my doorstep, and boy is it amazing! The book looks tip top. Not too thick, not too thin, just the right amount of pages. Fancy colors and fonts, a pimp-dope cover, and chapter styling to die for. Soon to be yours.

Dietrich proof

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Believe it or not, I have never had a writer’s block per se. I do have time periods where I scribble more or less prose, while my technical writing verbosity remains constant. But I have yet to face that dreadful situation when no words come forth from the tips of your fingers. However, I did notice a clear correlation between seasons and my inspiration.

Seasons & writing

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While you are eagerly waiting for the imminent release of the most awesome gunpowder slash renaissance era book, ergo ipso facto Dietrich, to be unleashed unto the world, you may want to consider participating in a Goodreads book giveaway. The Forgotten, the third volume in The Lost Words series, is up for grabs. Third book, ergo ipso facto three copies.

Proof

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One step closer to publication! The cover for my upcoming book, The Amazing Adventures of Dashing Prince Dietrich is ready, with all the bells and whistles and gilt trimming. Take a moment to bask in the artistic glory.

Dietrich, cover ready

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The publication work of the most amazing adventure ever undertaken by a prince, one named Dietrich no less, is chugging along nicely. Interior design, an avalanche of spelling and grammar fixes, and of course, the kickass cover art stuff. Designed by the legendary Anton Kokarev. Please take a moment to bask in the glory and finesse. Yes, you may consider this an update on the book progress.

Prince Dietrich cover

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Lo and behold, hold your horses, chariots and steam engines. My no-magic, gunpowder-era, Renaissance-styled, Venetian-flavored grimfun slash fundark novel by the name of Amazing Adventures of Dashing Prince Dietrich is about to take flight. A majestic flight, like an eagle soaring off a cliff. ‘Tis publication time!

Prince Dietrich

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Hello, denizens of the Internet. Good news. The Ecotones pro-am anthology, the fourth annual community project organized by SFFWorld.com, has been set free into the wild. It is out there, with fourteen tales of a mostly speculative and fictional nature, created and molded by best-sellers, award-winners and nominees, established talents and up-coming authors. Myself included.

Ecotones teaser

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I am feeling benevolent. ‘Tis the holiday season, and that means free gifts for all. If you feel like reading some decent fantasy-themed prose, you might want to visit the Amazon domain in the coming two weeks. Starting December 16 all the way till New Year’s, the Kindle edition of the four books in The Lost Words series will be free for download, one after another, a couple of days at a time.

Celebration

Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

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And now for something completely different. A guest post. Normally, you would not get its kind here, but since we’re all one happy family over at SFFWorld.com, and we have another anthology coming out soonish, we have a blog tour, and we’re sharing each other stories. Only yesterday, Andrew Leon Hudson hosted mine. Today, I am happy to introduce Kurt Hunt, contributing author in Ecotones. He’s here to tell us why he submitted his world shattering story to SFFWorld.com’s fourth anthology.

The Pit

Image taken from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Hello friends. Today, you shall be reading an article of mine. However, it’s been posted elsewhere, on someone else’s blog. Why? Because we few, we happy few, we the authors of the upcoming Ecotones anthology, the fruit of the SFFWorld.com loom, have decided to a bit of a blog tour swapsies, and we are sharing each other’s stories.

Teaser

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