Signed paperbacks The good people at Good Books in Wellington are hosting a pre-order for the paperback of A Rake Of His Own, and I'll be signing these before they're sent out. Order your copy here: https://shop.goodbookshop.nz/p/pre-order-a-rake-of-his-own-release-date-28-october-2022?barcode=CIR1665023774 Good Books also have paperbacks of the rest of the series if you want to drop by the… Continue reading Format news: Signed paperbacks of A Rake Of His Own and Audiobook Update
This month I have been typesetting up a storm to get paperback copies of The Lord of Stariel ready for release in November. Typesetting is the process of formatting a book, so called because back in the day it involved physically setting type. I’ve done this the old-fashioned way exactly once in my life, as… Continue reading Typesetting Madness
How long is a book? This is a question I first asked the internet at around age 14, after finishing my then-masterwork of epic fantasy (spoiler: not actually a masterwork of epic fantasy). The internet answered: Um. It’s complicated. Now, keep in mind that the internet then was not the internet of now, when indie… Continue reading How long is a book? Wordcounts for fantasy novels
In which I try to decide what the optimum size for my fantasy novels should be.