Category Archives: Kingmaker

The Plotter’s Paradox

ShareTweet I’ve been hard at work on Kingmaker’s sequel this afternoon and expect to spend a lot more time on it tomorrow, so this entry will be fairly short. I generally consider myself more of a plotter (writes with a … Continue reading

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Nightmares and Dreams

ShareTweet William moved up to the preschool class last week, which still feels kind of weird to say. While he is very clearly enjoying it tremendously, it is also obvious to us that it has been a more stressful change … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the Chaos

ShareTweet First off, some drips and drabs of news. We’re still doing one last giveaway of The Pithdai Gate on Goodreads. It closes to entries at midnight on June 14th. Speaking of Goodreads, Kingmaker scored another 5-star rating this week, … Continue reading

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Family Feud of Thrones

ShareTweet I’ve been watching the new season of Game of Thrones, which continues to be better than the books, in my opinion. I’m going to try to avoid significant spoilers, but there may be some back-handed references to things in … Continue reading

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Like the First Drops of Rain from a Summer Storm

ShareTweet I wrote the first 2,500 words of the second draft of Kingmaker‘s sequel over the weekend. New projects are always exciting for me. They really do feel like the sound of the first few drops of rain after listening … Continue reading

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Another of the Hero’s Hundred Thousand Faces

ShareTweet I finished N.K. Jemisin’s The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms this past week and enjoyed it much more than I expected. I helped vote it in as my Goodreads book club’s next series mostly on the strength of Susan Voss’s glowing … Continue reading

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Sequels and Style

ShareTweet Matt and I have released three books so far – Kingmaker, Lesson of the Fire, and The Pithdai Gate. People frequently ask us whether the latter two are sequels to the first. They aren’t. Although all three take place … Continue reading

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Progress Report

ShareTweet Kingmaker turned two years old a couple weeks back. Matt has been working on its sequel in bits and pieces for most of this year, so hopefully I’ll have that in my hands somewhere around the beginning of 2014. … Continue reading

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Kingmaker on Sale on Amazon

ShareTweet We’re running a $0.99 sale on Kingmaker for the next few days only on Amazon. The price will change back to $2.99 as early as 10/1, so if you’d like to grab a cheap copy, this weekend would be … Continue reading

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The Company You Keep

ShareTweet Matt’s in the process of buying a house, and I’ve agreed to fill in for him. However, I’ve got 6,000 more words of this freelance assignment to write by Sunday, soooo I’m gonna keep this one short. In the … Continue reading

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