Coty Schwabe


I was in marketing for 3 years. Until it took its toll on me mentally. I stopped shelling products out to people who didn't need them and switched to writing instead.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I first starting writing back in 2012. The first book I ever wrote was called Paladin, a former version of In Search of the Sword. This book was based on ideas that I had in high school. Back then, I wanted to create video games because they were a big part of my life. When I realized that the opportunity most likely wouldn't happen, I decided to take those ideas and put them into a book. From there, I wrote a few other books that were alright, but I wasn't proud of them. I was proud that I had written them, and, at the time of writing, thought they were great. When I reread them, I was a little disappointed and threw them all away. In Search of the Sword was the first book I was truly proud of.
What motivated you to become an author?
The biggest reason is that I had a lot of time on my hands. I had a business from home until the end of 2011, and when that collapsed, I found that I had so much time on my hands that I wanted to do something with it. Writing filled that gap, and I liked being able to create stories out of nothing.
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Time Management Voodoo: 10 Dark Secrets to Superior Time Management Habits
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management
Are you ready for my 10 Dark Secrets to Superior Time Management Habits? Ever felt like there weren't enough hours in the day? Or no matter how much you did, nothing ever seems to get done? This may not be due to a lack of time, but rather due to poor management skills. I use to be that way - spending countless hours, day after day, getting very little done. Now I can write over 2K words a day,
In Search of The Sword
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,400. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Leon Stoutgard is a knight in training that just can't make the cut. What's worse, his 'abnormality' ostracizes him from normal society. There's but a handful of people who actually accept him for who he is, and even that is taken from him by the man in black. In his quest to salvage what remains of his shattered life, he finds out that he may have a greater destiny than he ever imagined.
Acbain: Sealer of the Crossblade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dark elf Acbain Shadowlyre has been commissioned to seal the Crossblade - a powerful, legendary sword - away before it falls into the wrong hands. But doing so might come at the ultimate price. Will he fulfill his destiny or die along the way? Acbain: Sealer of the Crossblade is the prequel to Crossblade.

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