January 2012

Derpazon

January 30, 2012

A redditor who grabbed a free copy of Realms Unreel during the promo this weekend made this for me

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Using my first KDP Select Free Promo day today. Amazing!

January 28, 2012

2:25 PM: I’m currently live-tweeting and live-redditing as I watch the effects of my first free promo day on the Kindle version of Realms Unreel. In the roughly fourteen hours since the promo started, my book has shot up to #8 in free Sci Fi, #10 in free Fantasy, and #341 overall. kindlelover says: I’ve [...]

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Realms Unreel tee shirt design

January 24, 2012

My $60+ Kickstarter supporters will soon be receiving their Realms Unreel tee shirts. Here’s the design we’re printing. I was tickled when one fellow East Bay-er called the design “Aud-landish”. (For those of you who aren’t familiar, there’s a popular Oakland gear brand called Oaklandish with an awesome tree symbol, as well.)  

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IAmA Recently-Kickstarted author of a cyberpunk fantasy novel

January 24, 2012

On the recommendation of one of my Kickstarter supporters, I posted to the IAmA subreddit yesterday to answer questions about my Kickstarter experience. Lots of good questions were asked, and I tried to provide good answers. Here’s the post.

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And we’re off!

January 16, 2012

Last night, I stayed up to watch as Kickstarter counted down the last few minutes of our funding campaign. At midnight Pacific Standard Time, our page status switched from “Funding” to “Funded”! Ian and I are blown away by the generosity of our supporters. 146 backers together helped us raise the magnificently devilish sum of [...]

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7notes for iPad: a keyboard alternative for the RSI-prone writer

January 11, 2012

In the frenzy of writing that filled the two months leading up to my book release, the shooting pain in my hands became so unbearable that I was sometimes forced to stop working with the keyboard for days. If I’m going to finish writing the book’s sequel this year, I must find a better way. [...]

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Overwhelmed by Kickstarter love

January 6, 2012

Overwhelmed this morning by support coming in from 80+ backers in 9+ countries. I made a little map of the backers whose locations are publicly available.

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Kickstarter Update #1: Augmented Reality 101

January 4, 2012

In this project update, I share an overview of the reality augmentation technologies you’ll meet in Realms Unreel.

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The first signed paperbacks shipped out!

January 2, 2012

If you’ve pledged to our Kickstarter campaign, this is how I’ll look when I ship out your signed books starting January 15th.

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The kind of reviews that geek-authors love

January 2, 2012

It’s been a bit more than a month since I released Realms Unreel to the public, and a first trickle of reader feedback has started to come in from people outside my immediate circle of friends, family, and beta readers. It’s fantastic to hear from readers, whatever they have to say, but this bit of feedback [...]

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