Press the Line Released on Audible

For those of you who have been waiting, the audiobook for Press the Line, book 3 in the Ganog Wars series, has been released on Audible.

Press the Line Audiobook

Imperalis has been lost. The Nameless Ones have returned. The Coalition refuses to fight, leaving the Ganog to wage a war they cannot win.

Betrayed and cut off, Khar and Zakanna struggle to survive. Nolan and Burke bring Alpha Company to reinforce the Nyar home world, only to be overwhelmed by the mighty Void Wraith Omegas. Fizgig and Takkar are captured by the sadistic Kthul fleet leader, Azatok.

Only one guttering flame of hope remains. On Nyar, Nolan finds an ancient Void Wraith Omega, weathered and damaged. If he can restore it, they might just have a weapon strong enough to fight back.

Listen now on Audible!

Worldbuilding #3- How Does Your Magic System Work?

Chris’s worldbuilding video this week discusses magic systems. He asks a series of questions that can help you determine how your magic system works. Using common examples like Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, he explains how the answers to these basic questions can affect things like how many magic users there are, how magic is used, and more. Check out the video for more details!

Story Works Round Table #13: Plotting Science Fiction with Chris Fox

Chris was recently interviewed at SWRT about plotting science fiction stories. Highlights include:

  • How important is the science to science fiction?
  • Does the science need to be integral to the plot?
  • Conventions in sub-genre’s of science fiction.
  • What are reader expectations for characters and subplots?
  • More conventions of other sub-genres.
  • How can you break with conventions?
  • How you can use naming conventions and the familiar mixed with the unfamiliar in order to make things accessible to the reader.
  • Sub-genre: earth destruction.
  • Are there any genre’s that you shouldn’t mash up with science fiction?
  • Is retro trending in literature as well as film?

Watch the video here!

The Author Biz Podcast #121: Making the Most of Your Backlist, with Chris Fox

Relaunch Your Novel

Chris was recently interviewed on The Author Biz Podcast about his most recent book for writers, Relaunch Your Novel. Stephen Campbell talks to Chris about when, how, and why should an author take steps to relaunch their backlist.

Chris lists six different ways of relaunching in the book and we’ll talk about some of those, as well as some nitty gritty specifics of his own series relaunches. We also delve into the importance author branding and even get into marketing audiobooks.

Listen to the full interview on the The Author Biz Podcast!