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11
Jun

Book launch and beyond

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After a day of sweeping, mowing, moving outdoor furniture, and preparing for any weather (it is Montana after all), we felt ready for the launch party. Michelle spent the entire day cooking up a feast, while the kids and I focused on the outdoor scene. A few blisters…

20
May

It gets easier

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Last year, by the time we finally shipped book 1 weโ€™d gone from noobies to veterans. Now we know you can ship a book in the US for under $5, but crossing the border puts it over $20. And donโ€™t go into the post office on Mondays or…

02
May

A dragon showed up on our doorstep

Actually, boxes of them. The hardcover books are here! Celia and I are so excited to share these books with the world, and each of you first!  The paperbacks will arrive later this week.  Yet again this has been an incredible journey, and we thank you all for…

23
Mar

The Joys of Late-Night Editing

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Thank you all for supporting our efforts for book 2!  The Kickstarter was successful, and now the hard work of finishing up the book begins. I was up late last night going through Celia’s scrawled notes in the margins of the proof copy, making final changes to the…

15
Mar

Last edits underway!

A couple of days ago Celia did a little jig and yelled out, “Dad, I’m done!” I dashed up the stairs where she proudly held a marked-up copy of our second novel. Every chapter had comments, words crossed out, or doodles, especially on top of the inside illustrations….

28
Feb

Bozeman father-daughter writing duo prepare to launch their second fantasy novel

There’s an article about us in the Bozeman Chronicle today.

18
Feb

Book 2 Kickstarter Has Begun!

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Celia and I have launched the crowdfunding page for Crodor the Ancient. That means the books will be delivered by late-March or early-April. Hang onto your hats! We’re almost there. ๐Ÿ˜€

06
Feb

An Ancient Dragon Among Us

After years of effort, book 2 of The Elementalists is within our grasp. Literally! The proof copy arrived today. And it looks great!!! What does this mean for all of you? Well, it means we’re almost ready to launch our next Kickstarter, and get book 2 published and…

04
Feb

More Illustrations!

We’ve received so much feedback from our readers that you love the inside illustrations, that we’ve decided to add even more for book 2! We now have nineteen beautiful color illustrations, and just looking at them all together is inspirational. We’re so excited to share them with all…

11
Jan

Television Spot

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In other news, we were in the news! Our local Bozeman bookstore Isle of Books has dozens of copies in stock, and ABC/FOX news put us in a little news spot across the state of Montana. Fun! Next goal, to get some national coverage. ๐Ÿ˜Ž View the interview…