NaNoWriMo2015 – The End

The End of NaNoWriMo2015 – Where do we go from here?!

Hi everyone,

First of all, let me say thanks to all my supporters, backers, friends, and family for their unflagging support this month. You all were amazing. The blog broke my own personal records for the amount of traffic it got, and so many people learned about the world of Romanpunk. It truly made me so very happy!

FUN FACT: AT THIS TIME ALL MY NOVELS/NOVELLAS ARE IN THE TOP 250 on the Amazon Steampunk Charts – Yay for a Quintuple victory!

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NaNoWriMo2015 – Day 23

Day 23 has come and gone, and so has 34k words!

Hi everyone,

A quick posting tonight. I’ve hit 34k, hurray! Without further ado, here’s today’s snippet.

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Day 22 of NaNoWriMo2015

Corbus’s journey takes a twist in this installment!

Good evening, and happy week before book reveal! I’ve officially hit 32,000 words in Steel Praetorian, so I’m almost to halfway of my normal book length. Yippie! Remember, pre-orders for Iron tribune are available through Amazon and Smashwords until Friday! And be sure to sign up for my awesome Facebook Release party this friday!

Finally, if you like what you read, subscribe and follow to get my posts in your inbox! Much easier than having to check the blog every few days to see if there’s something new.

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NaNoWriMo2015 – Day 21

Corbus returns for some conspiratorial action.

Hi Folks! As promised here’s the next installment of the awesomeness that is Steel Praetorian – We’ve officially hit 30,000 words! Hurray! If you’re a bit lost about what’s going on, go back through the other posts, and you can always check out my novels, Brass Legionnaire and Copper Centurion!

Preorders for Iron Tribune through Amazon and Smashwords until Friday! Then they’ll be in your hot little e-readers.

Also check out my Facebook Iron Tribune Release Party!

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Day 18 – NaNoWriMo Battles Continue!

More Progress on Day 18

When last we left our intrepid Romans (and villains, but that’s another chapter), they were busy trying to undo the damage of the Mongol invasion (and other things). The first handful of Kickstarter packages go out tomorrow. The remainder should go out Saturday! The books have a new matte cover and they look and feel awesome!

PS Steel Praetorian’s been a bit paused, but we eeked over the 27,500 word line today. There simply aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done! But progress is progress. We’re more than 1/4 of the way done with Novel #4 and it’s only been 2 and a half weeks! That’s epic progress for me, Mr. Slow Writer.

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Day 16 – Beyond the Halfway Point!

Kickstarter News plus 27,000 words!

Hi everyone,

Here’s today’s snippet of chapter 9, although I still cannot believe that I’ve actually made it to nearly 27,000 words in just 16 days. It’s a record for me! If you’re doing NaNoWriMo2015, or if you’re just curious, join up and become my friend/Writing Buddy! You can check my progress and see how I’m doing in the most up-to-date way possible!

Kickstarter News: I’ve been packaging the orders, and these should get sent out this week. I know I promised that I’d be able to get them out today or yesterday, but the truth is that with my schedule the way it is now, I can barely get to the post office before it closes (doing it at lunch is a non-option for me). However, I foresee having time on Wednesday Afternoon, so I hope to have everything (meaning all 10 packages) to go out. This means that, as soon as they are sent out, that I will send out ALL the ebook files to every backer.

If you have changed your address, you must let me know IMMEDIATELY. Tuesday at noon is the deadline to send me a message here or on Kickstarter. I’ll post this message on Kickstarter as well.

Thanks! And remember, if you’re not a kickstarter backer you can still get access to the book through our pre-order!

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Day 15! NaNoWriMo2015 continues!

Day 15 of NaNoWriMo2015 continues!

Greetings everyone! Today’s been a busy day! I’ve gotten many of the Kickstarter Orders packaged, and the envelopes addressed! Plus I’ve been able to sneak in some writing on Steel Praetorian. So all is well in the world.

Current Writing for Steel Praetorian: 24, 544 – I’m a bit behind, but still making good progress!

Remember! Preorders of Iron Tribune are available on Amazon – Help me send it to the top 100 in the Alternate History and Steampunk categories by grabbing yours today! You can also nab a copy through Smashwords. If you’re curious about what’s going on in Iron Tribune, there’s still time to buy and read Antioch Burns, my novella about the events leading to Iron Tribune.

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NaNoWriMo Day 14 – Meet Quintus Garvus

Meet Quintus Garvus (again!) in Day 14 of NaNoWriMo2015

Well, okay, perhaps meet him again. This Speculatores (intelligence) officer is an agent for the Roman Government. He’s got his own chapter now, and will become a greater part of our series! But don’t worry, your favorite other characters will not only have a place, but will continue to see lots and lots of action. Guess what? Preorders of Iron Tribune broke through on Amazon yesterday into the top 300 rankings. Let’s send it to the top 100! You can also nab a copy through Smashwords and check out my other novels, Brass Legionnaire and Copper Centurion!

Current Word Count for Steel Praetorian: 22,500

Goal Today: 25,000

Plus YOU should sign up for MY Iron Tribune Release Party They’ll be imaginary cake! And lots of fun snippets from the future books!  Lots of excitement!

Anyways, here’s your daily briefing from the annals of Steel Praetorian.

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NaNoWriMo2015 – Day 13

Day 13 – the writing continues after a day off of blogging.

Hey all,

So yes, I missed a day of blogging, but not writing! – it has been the most exhausting week with conferences and long days, plus we’re preparing our school for moving, so… yea. Very draining. However, I have some fun additional news. The two books that I’ve been working on as an Educational Consultant have arrived! Nothing says success like diversity in your operations! (Plus, being able to say ‘Educational Consultant’ on a teacher’s resume is pretty cool.)

Remember to Preorder Iron Tribune through Amazon and Smashwords and check out my other novels, Brass Legionnaire and Copper Centurion! Also check out my Facebook Iron Tribune Release Party!

I look forward to seeing all your questions in two Fridays! Only a short ways away!

Here’s a brief snippet from Steel Praetorian to wet your whistle.

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NaNoWriMo2015 Day 11 Of Boxes and Books

A smattering of writing, plus a Kickstarter Update!

Hi everyone!

Day 11 has progressed…barely, but we moved some! I added another couple of hundred words. To be honest, I’m exhausted tonight. We had conferences at school today, which kept me on my feet and out late. So I’m not going to share any sneak peaks because there isn’t much to share. Other than a very special Mongol man with an obsession for technology that his companions think is hilarious.

Also, for my Kickstarter backers, I promised I’d keep you up to date as soon as the books came in. And guess what? They’re in! I had two large boxes waiting for me today. I opened them to discover goodies 🙂 If I can, I’ll find a way to share awesome pictures. Of boxes and books.

So a timeline update – Now that I’ve got the books in gear, I should have time to sign and load them up on Friday/Saturday. Meaning that, I HOPE to have them posted by Saturday if I have enough time Friday night.

I’ll post another update to the Kickstarter page once orders have been shipped 🙂

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