Status Updates

Status Updates

The Pit of No Return (FM6) is OUT!!!

Main Focus: Gush (Fantasy Action/Aventure YA) Novel, First Draft = 21k out of 100k estimate (21%)

Side Focus #1: Assault on Dread Fortress Paine (Post FM6 Novella) = 12k out of 30k estimate (40%)

Side Focus #2: Mancy Family Dinner (Post FM6 Novella) = 7k out of 30k estimate (23%)

Back Burner #1: FM7 School Story = 0k out of 80k estimate (0%)

Back Burner #2: Super Secret Awesome Project

Other Stuff I Need to Get To: FM3-FM6 concordance updates

Monday, August 31, 2015

King Henry Short Pack One Released + 4th Anniversary for the Tapes

King Henry Short Pack One, the occasionally asked for anthology version with all presently released King Henry Shorts is now out!  I repeat again:  it has no new material.  It contains "Little King Henry", "Conquering Hero", "Friendship is Madness", "Second Take", "Griefing" and "Meet the Bonnies."

If you haven't read any of the short stories, it's a great deal!  Six of them in one place for only 2.99, that's 50% off buying them separately.  How much content is it?  About 200 pages of stuff, some in the School Story, others in the Mainline, just sprinkled around all over the place.  If you're at all interested in how King Henry met T-Bone, or Vicky Welf's introduction into the series, or need to know all the details about the Spy Van Incident, it's in there, plus more.

If you have read the short stories and are a complete super fan, then thank you, first of all!  Second of all, all you're getting from this is the formatting of having the stories in one file on your Kindle.  Or the joy of going the extra mile to support your favorite author with 2 whole dollars.  Yippie!

Linkage:
King Henry Short Pack One by Richard Raley on Amazon Kindle

As for King Henry Short Pack Two, still working on that one!  Have started two of the three novellas that are going to be inside of it, so far so good.  Also still working on Gush, Ullie and Merr are currently trying to find a place where they won't get stabbed to death in their sleep.  Plus Real Life has struck with family and dentists and doctors and room remodeling.  Updated all the old files and blurbs and stuff last night too.  Writing stuff so much more fun than real life stuff.  Oh...I'm currently fighting with my cat to decide if my new comfy recliner-as-writing-chair is mine or if I'm merely renting it from her.

Also still chipping away at the Print-on-Demand versions of the series.  Finished the copyedits for FM1, 1/3 of the way for FM2.  After that you have formatting, then me messing with Createspace, so we're getting there slowly.  Hey, at least I've started, right?

Quick!  Distract them with King Henry Short Pack Two Teasage:
"Mostly it’s just about the fact that you have a penis and that it’s been between my legs in my precious, Welf, baby-spewing womb.”
Last, it is the 4th Anniversary for the release of FM1 on September 1st!  Woohoo!  In that time I've gone from no fans to thousands of them!  King Henry has gone from a punk who doesn't know about extended pooling to a powerful mancer on the cusp of understanding and greatness!  T-Bone even got laid, how about that?

In honor of the anniversary, I'm putting FM2 and FM3 on sale at 99 FREAKIN' CENTS each for the month of September.  That's two bucks for the first three books in the series.  1000 pages of Pulpanormal, Urban Fantasy goodness!  If you have friends or family who haven't made the leap, tell them to get in on the action now.  Cuz that's cheap even by my standards and probably won't be happening again for a long time.  I've also set up advertising runs with Ereader News Today and Freebooksy, because I have new book money and new fans are awesome.

See?  I've been busy.  Just not...FM6 busy.  Did have a couple really awesome ideas for it though...

Now if you're excuse me, I'm sick of this "Real Life" stuff and will be going hermit for the foreseeable future.  Books to finish after all!  Keep all you monsters from threatening me with whips and chains and calling me a lazy fat-ass.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Sky-Island Free Week + Minor Updates

As I said in my last post, Sky-Island 1827-E is free on the vast variety of Amazon sites and ereaders this week, through the 7th.  So if you haven't read that book yet, now is the perfect time to get started!

Sky-Island 1827-E

Update-wise, I'm still getting my ass kicked by real life with dentist appointments for the next couple weeks.  Other than that, I've been piddling about with Gush, pretty happy with where that book is headed now, and I just started a readthrough/format pass on FM1 for the eventual Print-On-Demand version that should be coming...eventually.  But sooner than the old eventually, just...eventually.  Mostly it's about typos and commas, but a print book's formatting obviously sits differently than an ebook, so have to deal with that too.

So if you have any typos you hate in FM1-FM5, now's the time to email me about it before I start putting the book through Createspace...eventually.

But mostly, FREE BOOK:

Sky-Island 1827-E

August 3rd through the 7th.

GRAB IT.

READ IT.

ENJOY IT.