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The Starting Collections
Pre-release—available June 13, 2018. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From the horrifically realistic, to the imaginative unknown, The Starting Collections by Brandon T. Cata explore the essence of humanity in the world we know, and the worlds of fiction.
The Jestivan (Erafeen, #1)
Price: Free! Words: 92,990. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Bryson's having issues living up to his legendary dead father, but promise looms near as he's inducted into the Jestivan—an elite group of ten students that his dad once belonged to. They must set aside their differences, infiltrate foreign realms and track down kings, as a dangerous relic is stolen, an ancient war boils over, and a friend is taken from their ranks... A magical epic fantasy.
Creating Life
Series: The Art of World Building. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Creating a unique, immersive setting one life form at a time. Creating Life (The Art of World Building, #1) is a detailed how-to guide on inventing the heart of every imaginary world - life. With chapters on creating gods, species/races, plants, animals, monsters, heroes, villains, and even undead, it is part of the only multi-volume series of its kind.
Capricon and Beyond: The Renegade Chronicles Compendium
Series: The Renegade Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Have you ever wondered what goes into building a world? Want to know more about the heroes (and villains) who call Altaerra home? This compendium for The Renegade Chronicles includes character profiles, maps, sketches, a never-before published prologue, and more!
Dragoons' Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Their owners kept Dragoons in cryogenic containers for hundreds of years, their nanite enhancements making the soldiers too dangerous to live and too valuable to kill. Escaped Dragoons hide, but want freedom…and a home. The planet Aginfeld is their best-worst chance.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
Comprehensive Guide to Lycanthropy-1: Teir'Lorn Clan
Price: Free! Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Do you think you know werewolves? Enter the world of the Tier'Lorn clan with this fully illustrated guide. Meet the pack, learn the dynamics, and discover the depths in the lesser told side of lycanthropy. Come see how the paranormal romance begins, with a free chapter sneak peek at the end!
Terra Incognito: A Guide to Building the Worlds of Your Imagination
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,160. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by StarWarp Concepts. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Essay » Literature
In Terra Incognito, bestselling fantasy author Richard C. White outlines the detailed steps by which writers can create the sort of countries, populations, governments, and militaries that are essential for building a three-dimensional fantasy world that will engage readers. Includes an exclusive interview with New York Times bestselling fantasy author Tracy Hickman.
Tarthian Empire Companion - A World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The Tarthian Empire Companion, a World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series by Kayelle Allen includes tips for science fiction writers, and plus a quick tour of the Tarthian Empire, and dishes up a surfeit of secrets for fans, all in one illustrated volume. Includes a section for military ranks, ships, naming protocols, and other aspects of writing a military scifi.
In2Minds
Series: In2Minds. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Home World will be burned to a cinder in 170 years when their sun goes supernovae. The time to act is now! Commander Tait volunteers for a one-way mission to terra-form a new world for his people. With only his on board computer to keep him company, he sets out on the adventure of a lifetime. But, lives can be cut short. Accidents can happen... even in space.