The GameLit Society’s annual charity drive did great and raised $6000 for St. Jude’s Children Hospital in just a month. Yaay!! Thank you everyone, but especially Daniel Schinhofen who gave over $2,000 by himself. He’s one of the most generous bearded men I know. Wait, that sounds weird.
This week on Facebook Live, Mountain Dale Press talked to one of their authors, Xander Boyce, about Advent - Red Mage: book 1 and what may be in the pipeline with Advent book 2.
Someone talking about LitRPG in the wild! No, it is actually Tao Wong's narrator for Adventures on Brad talking on the DnD podcast. But for several minutes he mentions his work narrating LitRPG. And you can tell the other people have no idea what he's talking about, but it was still neat. It's the episode that came out 11/21/18, DnD and Improv Comedy, at about the 48 min mark.
Aleron Kong’s The Land: Raiders, book 6 in the Chaos Seeds series was voted Customer Favorite on Audible for 2018. Congrats to both Aleron and the narrator Nick Podehl.
Paul Campbell Jr., author of Peaks of Power, has started a Patreon for fans that want to support him. He’s offering some good rewards depending on the tier of support: custom stickers, ebooks, early chapters, signed book copies, merch, he’ll even fly out to you and take you to dinner if you pay enough. Go support the author if you love his stuff!
If you’ve been craving some merchandise based on the hit LitRPG novel, Life Reset, you can now get it. There are several t-shirts and mugs that the author has setup to get made and shipped out.
The Land - Predators (Chaos Seeds Book 7) has been nominated in the category for Best Fantasy novel of 2018 on Good Reads. The novel is going up against some pretty big names and if you want to vote we have a link directly there.
This week Blaise Corvin shared some cover art for his super secret collaborative project he’s been working on with William D. Arand. No details on what the project is about, but Blaise did write that it will be launched early December.
It’s that time of the year folks. The GameLit Society is running their annual charity drive and in only a few days has already made it halfway to their goal of sending $2000 to Shriner Hospitals for Kids.
Aleron Kong, author of the Chaos Seeds series, is giving away 10 signed copies of his books. You can enter at the link below or find book 1 in the series on Goodreads to enter. The contest will take entries until Oct. 31st, 2018.
Life Reset was listed in Audibles Five Star Faves in Fanstasy and Science fiction this month. Congrats to Shemer (Sh-eh-mare) Kuznits!
Travis Bagwell, author of the Awaken Online series, is doing a giveaway. All you have to do is comment on the Facebook page for the contest (link in the shownotes) with with what race/class/build you would pick if you were to start playing AO. He’s giving away some nice concept art and some cool posters with original artwork he had commissioned.
James A. Hunter, author of the Viridian Gate LitRPG series has started a Patreon page. Some of the rewards for supports include early access to writing, exclusive artwork, copies of the ebooks, posters, signed physical books, and more. So, if you’re a fan of his, go support him on Patreon folks.
Daniel Schinhofen, author of the Alpha World, Last Horizon, Binding Worlds, and Apocalypse Gate series, has finally joined the modern world and made a website. But he has nice commissioned artwork there as well as his blog and links to social media there.
Last month, book 2 in the Aelterna Online series was published. Unfortunately, some readers reported that instead of getting book 2, then just got a copy of book 1. I reached out to the author for a comment and he was nice enough to respond.
Rogue Dungeon was just selected by Audible editors for the BEST NEW RELEASE in FANTASY for September. The editors at audible only get to make one recommendation per category per month. So, Congrats to James Hunter.
To celebrate reaching 2000 reviews on Amazon for Chaos Seeds Book 1, Aleron Kong donated $1,000 to Wounded Warrior Project and will match the donations
DragonCon 2018 Panel on Cyberpunk & Technology in YA. Speakers included Aleron Kong, and Michael Chatfield.
A brief video showing off some of the highlights that the LitRPG Podcast had at DragonCon this year.