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.
Here's what we know about the book signing schedule for the LitRPG that will be at DragonCon 2018 in Atlanta GA. Authors that will be at the booth to sign books include: Aleron Kong, Dakota Krout, James A. Hunter, and Jeffrey Falcon Logue. Other authors like R. A. Mejia (that's me!) and Michael Chatfield will be there as well but we won't have novels to sell, though I'm sure we'll be willing to sign stuff. Below you'll find the booth schedule for the authors as well as the panel schedule for several of the authors.
Taj McCoy El talks with Sean Callahan at GameReads about Taj’s novel Ruins of Majesta: Blood & Cupcakes! They talk fandoms, writing, and strategy games. Fun stuff.
Blaise Corvin, author of the Delvers LlC, Nora Hazard, and Secret of the Old Ones. Has launched http://gamelitrpg.com/ . Blaise plans to make it a community place where authors and readers can post, read stories, write reviews, hang out. Go check it out.
This week Blaise Corvin, author of the Delvers LLC and Nora Hazard litRPG series, talked with Charles Dean on Serious Drinks With Charles.
Aleron Kong is doing a daily give away until the end of August that he’s calling ‘The Road to Glory’, to celebrate being nominated as a finalist for Best Fantasy Novel for the Dragon Awards.
I have some information about where the LitRPG booth with be at DragonCon this year. Sharing the booth will be Aleron Kong, Dakota Krout, Michael Chatfield, James Hunter, Jeffrey Falcon Logue, and myself.
The 3rd annual Wizards and Warriors awards for best LitRPG are awards nominated and voted on by fans of the the genre and members of the LitRPG Facebook group. This years polls to nominate are available, so go nominate and vote for your favorite authors and series.
Andrew Seiple, author of the Threadbare series, was interviewed on the GameReads podcast. So, go check that out.
Author Vasily Mahanenko, author of the Way of the Shaman series, announced this week that he’s finished the 2nd book in the Galactogon series, his Sci-Fi LitRPG. The series had been on hiatus for a few years. Now we only have to wait till Feb/March 2019 for it to be translated and edited into English.
Jeffrey Falcon Logue, author of the Slime Dungeon Chronicles, has an updated boss fight for his side scroller Slime Dungeon game. It looks pretty neat, though I feel like it’s missing an evil boss laugh somewhere in there.
Michael Scott Earl is the author of over 65 books, including several LitRPG series. This week he was hit with the suspension hammer from Amazon. According to the author, he was given no reason for the suspension and Amazon has not responded to his requests for more information.