Having my own TVtropes page is a little unreal, I love it. Many thanks to whichever one of you did this!
I’ve got exciting news on the audiobook front- I’ve signed a deal with Podium Publishing to produce the audiobooks for Mage Errant! (Among other things, they did the audiobooks for The Martian, Sufficiently Advanced Magic, and Dawn of Wonder.) If that weren’t exciting enough, they have a truly incredible audiobook narrator lined up- Ralph Lister, who narrated Shogun, the first three Malazan audiobooks, and many other projects!
Into the Labyrinth and Jewel of the Endless Erg are going to be bundled together as a single audiobook publisher’s pack- you can expect to see them out together sometime in August. I’ll keep you all updated as we narrow down on the exact date.
This Saturday, I worked my last shift at my day job as a grocery store greeter. I am now officially a full time novelist. It feels wonderful, and I could never have done it without all of you and your support.
In celebration of this, I’m putting Jewel of the Endless Erg on sale for $0.99 on Amazon for the next few days, starting on the 3rd! (I’d put Into the Labyrinth on sale as well, but it’s too soon after my last sale.) (UK readers get a sale too, starting on Friday. Sorry the time frames don’t match, I totally forgot you have to do the sales separately, so I handled it late.)
On the book 3 front, it’s looking like it will be out in late May or early June, fingers crossed.
Jewel of the Endless Erg is now available in paperback! Told you the wait would be quicker this time around.
Oh, and I’m currently auditioning narrators for an Into the Labyrinth audiobook, so that’s a thing!
Jewel of the Endless Erg, Book 2 of Mage Errant, has officially been uploaded to Amazon!
It can take up to 72 hours to show up in the store, but it usually takes much less time than that. Edit: It’s apparently available on Amazon now!
After surviving Skyhold’s deadly labyrinth, Hugh and his friends are looking forwards to an uneventful summer. Their teacher Alustin has chartered a sandship for a training expedition into the vast sea of sand known as the Endless Erg, aiming for the wealthy and powerful desert city of Theras Tel. Hugh’s happier than he’s been in a long, long time, and he’s quite excited for the fresh air, sunshine, and quiet.
Of course, given Hugh’s luck, their summer is going to be anything but quiet. They’re about to be plunged into a morass of pirates, monsters, warring cults, flesh-tearing sandstorms, and a conspiracy against Indris Stormbreaker, the dragon queen of Theras Tel herself.
At least Hugh’s going to get plenty of fresh air and sunshine.
I hope you all enjoy it!
P.S. I meant to have it out yesterday (the 7th), but I’m still pretty new to the whole self-publishing game, and haven’t worked out all the kinks in the process yet.
Oh, and Into the Labyrinth is on sale for $0.99 in the Kindle Store right now, and it’ll be on sale on the Kindle UK store starting Saturday, so now’s the time to recommend it to people!
Just a quick update, the Into the Labyrinth paperback is now available on Amazon! (The wait for the Jewel of the Endless Erg paperback should be significantly shorter, I promise.)
So despite my hopes on getting Jewel of the Endless Erg out in January, it’s not going to be out until February, because (redacted conspiratorial yammering about government agents and aliens or some such). Let’s give it a rough estimate of February 7th for now- I can’t wait to see what people think of it!