The importance of writing short stories, and some updates

Sorry folks, I've been that busy, I didn't get to put out a bulletin, so here are some random thoughts, followed by other updates.


Last year I wrote a short story, for which I am not even sure what the inspiration was other than it had to contain an airship. This simple gave gestalt to a preternatural monster that had already sparked many people's imaginations.


I never thought it would be one of my popular stories or it would become the focus of a book on The Association of Ishtar: Investigators of the Multiverse. P-12: The White Zeppelin is another example of why I always encourage aspiring writers to start experimenting with their settings in short stories rather than starting with a book. In our next novel, The White Zeppelin will return, revealing more of the airship's secrets and its passengers.



In other news


Our new series trailer is live. I want to make more videos related to the stories of the Association of Ishtar overall, but I am really pressed for time and resources.


The Kickstarter rewards are coming. I finally received the payout from Kickstarter and can send out my books to the distributor. The digital coloring book will go live on places like amazon pretty soon as well.

Book 2 is in the third draft, and I am pretty proud of it. Looking to include more art, but am in desperate need of reliable artists.




Yohan Alexander is hard at work on the issue of one of the Arkology reports that are in the drafting phase. Book 3, a novelette, is also about 80% of the first draft, but for now, I focus on finishing the Kickstarter and Book 2. -----------------------------------

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