In this week’s video, Chris takes a look at character development by examining the recent Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. He compares the character development of Luke in the original Star Wars movies with the character development of Rey through The Last Jedi. Chris explains why he thinks Rey’s character development is not as strong as Luke’s and how that has affected his overall view of the movie. For more, check out the video!
In today’s video, Chris talks about his low effort launch for the third book in the Magitech Chronicles, Spellship. He explains why he decided to try a low effort launch, what it entails, and the results on not only Spellship, but the first two books in the series as well. Find out more in the video below!
In today’s video, Chris talks about the power of belief. Belief, whether positive or negative, can be a driving force in your life. Chris gives some tips on how to turn a negative belief into a positive belief to improve your life for the better and help you reach your goals. Check out the video below for more!
The third book in the Magitech Chronicles series has been released on Amazon! Continue following the adventures of Voria, Aran, and Nara, along with the rest of the crew as they search for the fabled First Spellship!
Also, if you haven’t yet read the first two books in the series, Tech Mage and Void Wyrm, they are both on sale for 99 cents for launch week!
The Last Dragonflight Holds the Key to Survival
Voria, Aran, and Nara survived their trip into the Umbral Depths. They retrieved the Talon, and are now searching for the First Spellship, the key to victory in their war against the Krox. Their search leads them to Virkonna, the home of the Last Dragonflight, a world where Dragons still rule. The world where Aran was born.
Aran’s past finally catches up with him, and he is forced to answer for killing Khalahk. The Wyrms demand he undergo a March of Honor, a brutal death march that few survive. Nara must not only accept Aran’s fate, but use it as a distraction to locate the First Spellship. Voria must forge an alliance with the ancient and very arrogant Wyrms of the Last Dragonflight, before the Krox do it first.
If even one of them fail, Krox will rise and the sector is doomed. Even success will carry a heavy price…
Read Spellship now on Amazon!
What is an author mastermind? In today’s quick tip video, Chris explains that a mastermind is a group of like-minded professionals who get together to discuss and address their problems. He talks about what he uses an author mastermind for and why he thinks such a group is valuable. Check out the video for more details!
In today’s video, Chris talks about how distractions can take away from your focus and how to prevent this from happening. He did a month long experiment where he withdrew from social media and other distractions, only checking email once a week and not checking sales numbers at all. Chris focused on planning projects and recharging. It’s easy to guess how this helped his focus overall. Check out the details in the video!
Part 4 in the How to Plot Your Novel From Scratch video series is up today. In this video, Chris continues development on World of Cliche. He fleshes out many sections of the plot, including adding both characters and events. Listen to Chris walk through his plot so far in the video below:
In this week’s video, Chris talks about how to get started as a self published author in 2018. First he discusses the technology adoption lifecycle and how this pertains to the state of self publishing right now. The good news is that it’s still going strong and you can be ahead of the curve if you start publishing now.
Next he talks a bit about how to get started as an author if you don’t have money to invest. What are the most important costs when starting as a self published author and how do you get money for them? For more details, check out the video below!
Today’s video is the third in the series that shows how Chris plots his novels. Chris shows some more of his process and talks about how he found his protagonist. He fleshes out the character a bit and adds in some more background elements to his story. Watch the video below to see how the magic happens.
The second book in the Magitech Chronicles, Void Wyrm, has been released on Audible!
A suicidal quest into the Umbral Depths.
Major Voria stands ready to accept the cost for her actions at Marid. Stripped of command and resources, Voria must find a ship and rally a crew. Somewhere within the Umbral Depths lays a hidden world, a world that the dead god, Marid, intended her to find.
Aran faces a choice. Halt his war mage training and, in the process, give up clues to his past, or abandon Voria. Aran sacrifices everything to follow Voria on a suicidal quest into the one place where even gods fear to tread.
On a bleak world in the deepest darkness lays an object of enormous power, one that could turn the tide of the war against Krox. But Voria isn’t the only one seeking the weapon. The great Void Wyrm Khalahk has vowed to hunt Voria and will see her dead, even if it means following her into the Umbral Depths themselves.
All while the dreadlord, Nebiat, makes herself at home on Shaya, binding the souls of its leaders.
Listen now on Audible!