Weekly Book Promotion Highlight

This week I’m featuring the Fantasy & Science Fiction ebook giveaway!

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Enjoy both science fiction and fantasy? Don’t miss this giveaway:

Fantasy and Science Fiction Ebook Giveaway

(Note: The giveaway above is hosted through BookFunnel. Authors will usually ask for your email address, and in many cases, the author will collect these addresses for their newsletters.)

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I hope you find a good book! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Weekly Book Promotion Highlight

This week I’m featuring the Magic, Myth, & Alchemy ebook giveaway!

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Enjoy fantasy stories? Find a new one to read here:

Magic Myth and Alchemy Fantasy Ebook Giveaway

(Note: The giveaway above is hosted through BookFunnel. Authors will usually ask for your email address, and in many cases, the author will collect these addresses for their newsletters.)

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I hope you find a good book! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Infinitas Publishing – Status Report

It’s time again!

Another monthly status report! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Starless Night: (Book 3 of the Distant Horizon series). On hold for revisions while revising Deceived drafts.

Changing Tides: (Book 4 of the Distant Horizon series). On hold with a rough draft at 50,000 words.

The Glitch Saga (Distant Horizon spin-off series): Goal is to eventually create cover and print edition for series complete collection. (On hold).

Galina’s Saga (Deceived) – (Distant Horizon spin-off series): The rough draft for Deceived #5 is now complete at 32,600 words. (Previously 25,600 words). Managed 7,000 words last month. With that, the series drafts are now finished! ๐Ÿ˜€

I’ve started revising Deceived #2, but didn’t get far because of needing to finalize The Wind Mage and the Wolf.

I’m debating whether or not to change the cover design for the series. I’ll also plan to update blurbs/keywords/categories, and that sort of thing before they’re ready to release.

Lily’s Story: (Distant Horizon series spin-off/prequel novel) On hold. (Has outline).

Sky Runner:ย (Multiverse novel). On hold. (Has outline)

The Multiverse Chronicles: On hold. (Needs edits).

Little One: Needs Isaac’s notes added to manuscript, and then revised. Once The Wind Mage of Maijev is uploaded for pre-order, I want to get these notes added in.

TWB 4: (Book Four of The Wishing Blade series). Needs rough draft written. Needs updated outline. On hold.

Runes and Ravens (Stone and String 3): Needs outlining and revision. On hold.

The Secret in the Shadows: (Prequel novella for The Wishing Blade) On hold.

The Legends of Cirena – Collaborative Adventure Facebook Group: Ro’nor-Zynia cross-over is on hold.

The Wind Mage and the Wolf (“Livena (The Wind Mage of Maijev”) & Nuaka (“The Gryphon and the Mountain Bear”) cross-over / A Legends of Cirena short story): I finished the main revisions and added in Nuaka’s point of view (which brought the story up to 43,000 words). After one more read-through to fix a few small details that changed after adding Nuaka’s POV, a check in ProWritingAid (a handy editing software I recently picked up), I sent this out to beta-readers.

Once I get feedback, I’ll finalized the story and upload it for release later this month.

Next up is reading through Legends of Cirena #8 to decide on a title and cover design. I’m hoping to have that up for pre-order before the release of The Wind Mage and the Wolf.

“MOG”:ย On hold. (Needs revisions)

Changeling: (Huntress #2) Needs formatting for print. On hold.

Huntress 3: Needs rough draft completed. (Currently at 25,000 words) On hold.

Game Design: In a surprise twist, we ended up creating a simple card game based on Maijevan lore from our Wishing Blade series. I wanted to go a little more in detail about the gambling game Nuaka plays in The Wind Mage and the Wolf, so I started coming up with ideas, and ended up working with Isaac to make something that was playable.

Not sure if we’ll try making a published version of this yet, but we have ideas for it. It’s kind of like blackjack, but with special trick cards and abilities.

Also, we still need product shots of updated Phalanx board for The Game Crafter so we can make that public again.

Space Adventure Comic: Isaac has put in quite a bit of time on organizing the various scenes from the first episode, and it’s coming along nicely. He’s even started working on some of the settings for the second episode. I helped create a couple of the backgrounds for him to place the scenes in, but he’s done most of the work thus far. I’ll mainly come in to help with the polishing stages.

The next step is to start finalizing the actual panels from the first episode.

Emberverse (Working Title):ย  Revisions on hold. Needs title. Needs outline for “Season 2.”

Marketing: BookFunnel promos for February have been submitted to, and I’ve set up the weekly promo highlights for this blog. The February paid promos have also been set up. A couple more months, and I’ll evaluate to see whether it’s worth continuing the paid promos or whether to put a hold on those until trying them with a different series.

I started testing Amazon Ads for Huntress again, since I suspect it wouldn’t be as likely to interfere with my paid newsletter promo tests for the Wishing Blade universe and Distant Horizon universe. So far, not much luck, but I’ve kept the cost-per-click low enough that they may not be activating.

I still need to revise Amazon Ads for the UK and Germany. I also need to check book categories and keywords, and I still need to cull the Wishing Blade Universe newsletter for inactive subscribers.

I’ve continued doing more reading of related genres and non-fiction marketing and writing craft. I plan to occasionally review books I’ve read and enjoyed. Click here for my review for The Way of Kings, which I especially enjoyed.

LitRPG / GameLit Story:ย On hold. (Needs revisions and restructuring).

(We also have ideas for a GameLit-themed spin-off for one of the characters from the Deceived series, but right now it’s very much in “idea” phase, and might not actually get written.)

Other Stories: YA SciFi Alien Invasion/Dystopian Conspiracy short story revisions on hold.

SBibb’s Photographic Illustration:ย I still need to update the imagery on this blog and the Infinitas Publishing website banner.

Daz PA: Finally,ย finallyย finished the pose project I’d been working on for Daz over the past couple months: the Hearing Aids Poses and Expressions set! This one was different for me, partially because I worked in collaboration with another artist (who created the hearing aids for the poses), and partially because it was more contemporary. Since I’m hard of hearing and have worn hearing aids for most of my life, I asked about doing the poses when they had a theme that involved a character who was deaf. They accepted, and this is the result. ๐Ÿ˜€

https://www.daz3d.com/hearing-aid-poses-and-expressions-for-genesis-8-and-81

Now I’m working on a different pose project, fantasy themed, which is almost ready to be submitted.

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Happy writing and reading (Or 3D rendering if you’re into Daz)! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Weekly Book Promotion Highlight

This week I’m featuring the Dragons, Mages, and Warriors fantasy ebook giveaway, along with the Alternative Histories and Worldsย ebook fair!

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Looking for a fantasy ebook to start the month? Check out this ebook giveaway!

Dragons Mages and Warriors Fantasy Ebook Giveaway

(Note: The giveaway above is hosted through BookFunnel. Authors will usually ask for your email address, and in many cases, the author will collect these addresses for their newsletters.)

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Enjoy books set in a world similar to our own, but not quite the same?

Alternative History & Worlds EBook Fair

(Note: Prices vary, so check before buying. Some may be available at multiple retailers and some may only be available on Amazon.)

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I hope you find a good book! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Weekly Book Promotion Highlight

This week I’m featuring the Fantasy & Science Fiction ebook giveaway!

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Don’t miss this selection of free fantasy and science fiction ebooks!

Fantasy and Science Fiction Ebook Giveaway

(Note: The giveaway above is hosted through BookFunnel. Authors will usually ask for your email address, and in many cases, the author will collect these addresses for their newsletters.)

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I hope you find a good book! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Weekly Book Promotion Highlight

This week I’m featuring the Sure Shot Fantasy (and Paranormal!) ebook giveaway!

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Enjoy a fantasy or paranormal read? Have a look at this ebook giveaway:

Sure Shot Fantasy and Paranormal Ebook Giveaway

(Note: The giveaway above is hosted through BookFunnel. Authors will usually ask for your email address, and in many cases, the author will collect these addresses for their newsletters.)

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Infinitas Publishing – Goals for 2021

Though I typically do a monthly status report for Infinitas Publishing, I thought it might be useful to take a look at overall goals for the coming year.

Now, a lot of this is really tentative.

Reallyย tentative.

Plans may change or projects may get sidelined. There’s also several other projects that may get worked on, but here I’ll focus on the primary projects.

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Distant Horizon Universe

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  • Release Distant Horizon #3 (Starless Night)

This one is on pre-order for late October. Still needs revisions, but the rough draft is written. (Full length novel)

  • Finish rough draft of Distant Horizon #4 (Changing Tides)

I’m currently halfway through the rough draft (full length novel), though it will likely need fairly major revisions to update the timeline after book three.

  • Release books #2-5 of Galina’s Saga (Deceived)

The rough draft of all four unpublished books (ranging between 20k to 50k words in length) is complete, and they’re ready for revision. The goal is to have all books completed and to rapid release them, probably a month apart from each other. If I can have these ready to go by late spring/early summer, that would be awesome. But depending on how many changes are necessary, it may be later in the year before they’re released.

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The Wishing Blade Universe

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  • Write rough drafts for books #4 and #5 of The Wishing Blade series.

Had a couple false starts with book four, so I’ll probably start that one again from scratch. I expect these both to be full length novels.

  • Release The Wind Mage and the Wolf

Currently revising this one for release in late February. (Around 30,000 words)

  • Release Legends of Cirena #8 and #9

Book eight needs revisions, and book nine needs it’s rough draft completed. Also, I need to determine where this series is going to go following book nine. (I think these are both around 30,000 words?)

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Huntress Universe

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  • Release Book #3 of the Huntress series.

The rough draft is currently halfway written. (I’m expecting it to be a short novel). Though I’m currently planning to initially release book three in Kindle Unlimited, like the previous two books, ultimately, I want to take this series wide.

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Space Adventure Comic

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  • Finish a complete episode.

Since comics are new to us, I expect quite a few hiccups along the way. Still, with Isaac making progress on organizing scenes, I’m hoping we can have the first episode complete by the end of June.

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Daz PA

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  • Release a product a month… or at least 12 products before the end of the year.

I’d like to get at least one product out each month, or the equivalent (since sometimes products don’t come out when expected. I already have a few planned (some even partially completed) that could work for the first few months. I’d also like to better learn Hexagon and Substance Painter, that way I can start creating outfits.

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And that’s the current major goals I have in mind. I think they should be achievable, but I know the unexpected sometimes throws those ideas out the window. (Or overestimating how much I can write or edit in a given month).

Do you have any writing or rendering goals? ๐Ÿ™‚

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Weekly Book Promotion Highlight

This week I’m featuring the YA SciFi & Fantasy ebook giveaway!

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Enjoy young adult books of the science fiction or fantasy genre? Don’t miss this ebook giveaway!

YA SciFi and Fantasy Ebook Giveaway

(Note: The giveaway above is hosted through BookFunnel. Authors will usually ask for your email address, and in many cases, the author will collect these addresses for their newsletters.)

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I hope you find a good book! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Weekly Book Promotion Highlight

This week I’m featuring the Sci-Fi, Apocalyptic, and Dystopian Reads ebook giveaway, as well as the World Explorers 99c Fantasy ebook fair!

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Enjoy a bit of sci-fi, especially apocalyptic and dystopian? Check out this giveaway:

SciFi Apocalyptic and Dystopian Ebook Giveaway

(Note: The giveaway above is hosted through BookFunnel. Authors will usually ask for your email address, and in many cases, the author will collect these addresses for their newsletters.)

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Want to explore new fantasy worlds? This 99 cent ebook fair may have just the book you’re looking for:

World Explorers 99 Cents Fantasy Ebook Fair

(Note: Prices should be 99 cents, but check before buying. Some may be available at multiple retailers and some may only be available on Amazon.)

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I hope you find a good book! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Infinitas Publishing – Status Report

A new year, and it’s time to reflect on the past month with a status report! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Starless Night: (Book 3 of the Distant Horizon series). On hold for revisions while finishing Deceived drafts.

Changing Tides: (Book 4 of the Distant Horizon series). On hold with a rough draft at 50,000 words.

The Glitch Saga (Distant Horizon spin-off series): I’d eventually like to create a new cover for the complete collection as well as a print edition for it. Might be a while before we see this, though.

Galina’s Saga (Deceived) – (Distant Horizon spin-off series): The rough draft for Deceived #5 is currently at 25,600 words. (Previously 6,200 words). Managed 19,400 words last month. Progress on this was slower due to working on other projects, holidays, and needing to work out some plot issues.

Once the rough draft is complete, it’ll be time for revisions of the entirety of the series (except book one, which is already released). I’m debating whether or not to change the cover design of the series before I get started on the next one.

Lily’s Story: (Distant Horizon series spin-off/prequel novel) On hold. (Has outline).

Sky Runner:ย (Multiverse novel). On hold. (Has outline)

The Multiverse Chronicles: On hold. (Needs edits).

Little One: Needs Isaac’s notes added to manuscript, and then revised.

TWB 4: (Book Four of The Wishing Blade series). Needs rough draft written. Needs updated outline.

Runes and Ravens (Stone and String 3): Needs outlining and revision.

The Secret in the Shadows: (Prequel novella for The Wishing Blade) On hold.

The Legends of Cirena – Collaborative Adventure Facebook Group: Ro’nor-Zynia cross-over is on hold.

The Wind Mage and the Wolf (“Livena (The Wind Mage of Maijev”) & Nuaka (“The Gryphon and the Mountain Bear”) cross-over / A Legends of Cirena short story): On hold while finishing the rough draft of Deceived #5, but will be the next major project so I can get it ready for release in late February.

“MOG”:ย On hold. (Needs revisions)

Changeling: (Huntress #2) Needs formatting for print.

Huntress 3: Needs rough draft completed. (Currently at 25,000 words) On hold.

Game Design: On hold. We need product shots of updated Phalanx board for The Game Crafter.

Space Adventure Comic: Due to me doing a lot of work with a Daz project, Isaac didn’t get as much access to the computer to work on this. He did however, manage to get a little work in on choosing character outfits for a couple of the main characters, and he also managed to get the computer away from me long enough to set up a scene which should include several different panel shots for the first chapter/episode.

Emberverse (Working Title):ย  Revisions on hold. Needs title. Needs outline for “Season 2.”

Marketing: BookFunnel promos have been submitted to, though I still need to set up the weekly promo highlights for the blog. Most of the paid newsletter promos for January have been set up, as well as a few for February (yay for end of the year coupons!).

I still need to revise Amazon Ads for the UK and Germany. I also need to check book categories and keywords, and I still need to cull the Wishing Blade Universe newsletter for inactive subscribers.

Last month I continued running paid newsletter promos for Whispers in the Code as well as The Wind Mage of Maijev. We might be starting to see some sell-through, but it’s too early to tell for certain.

I’m also trying to do a lot more reading of the genres I write in,ย  as well as non-fiction related to writing and marketing, and reading for-fun genres I don’t usually write to improve writing craft. (Plus it’s nice to be reading again. Seemed like I hadn’t been doing that as much lately).

LitRPG / GameLit Story:ย On hold. (Needs revisions and restructuring).

Other Stories: I still want to revise my YA SciFi Alien Invasion/Dystopian Conspiracy short story. But it’s currently on hold.

SBibb’s Photographic Illustration:ย I still need to update the imagery on this blog and the Infinitas Publishing website banner.

I’d like to create a general plan for what I want to write/release/create for Daz next year to start off as a general blueprint.

Daz PA: The holiday kitten morph and poses set I created for the DAZ House Cat was sent out and seems to have been nicely received. ๐Ÿ™‚ It was one of the PA Holiday freebies that was free for a few days in December. Not sure if it’ll have any more free days or not.ย I’ve also finished the main pose project I’d been working on last month, with the exception of if there are any issues during testing.

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