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The Warden’s Legacy is C...
Joe is excited to announce the imminent release of The Warden’s Legacy, his next Fantasy adventure. To be released by Brick Cave Media, the book is the first since his 2019 release War Golem. The book officially releases February 28, 2021. Barnes and Noble has opened pre-orders for the eBook, with additional services to follow. Brick Cave Med...read more
It’s been a while, so I thought I would let everyone know what I’ve been up to and what I’m currently working on. Aside from playing video games, I’ve been thinking about various stories. I have notes on a number of things, including a sequel to Supernal Dawn, but more and more stories keep fighting their way into my thoughts,...read more
J.A. Giunta Brick Cave Kicksta...
Brick Cave Author J.A. Giunta joins Bob Nelson to talk about the current Brick Cave “Dial It to 11” Kickstarter, as well as tropes in Fantasy voice accents, going to Italy and MMO video games. The Brick Cave Kickstarter in ongoing until July 15, 2020: http://kickstarter.brickcavemedia.comread more
Role-Playing Makes You A Bette...
I’m actually ahead of schedule for my serial, so I thought I’d write a blog post. I’m a fan of tabletop role-playing games like Advanced Dungeons & Dragons and Savage Worlds, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that I tend to write my own campaigns. One of the hallmarks of a good Dungeon / Game Master and player is the...read more
While I’m sure others will argue it exists, it’s always been my opinion that it doesn’t – at least for me. What I’ve experienced is that what others call writer’s block is more an unwillingness to continue, for whatever reason, than any utter lack of inspiration. Writing isn’t about waiting for a muse to fill your head with words, forcing......read more
Distraction is the not-so-distant cousin to procrastination. It’s oh so easy to hop onto Reddit and browse for a few minutes, which could potentially become hours, rather than work on an outline, edits or write. A quick look at Facebook to answer messages and reply to posts doesn’t seem like it would take much time, but every minute spent doing......read more
There are times when I manage to write myself into a corner, and it’s time to think my way out. Fun times, for the reader. Me? Not so much. I’m sure it happens to other writers, when a cool idea becomes a burden to be carried or morphs into a measuring stick. They’re great, if you can pull it off,...read more
I can’t speak for other writers, but the amount of time it takes for me to write anything feels like more than it is. I average a page an hour while working on a novel, novella or short story. Blogs are entirely different. I don’t put in time outlining and editing numerous revisions before posting. With outlining and edits, that...read more