As a full-time self-published author, I'm always looking at the money side of the business to ensure my lights stay on. With that said, I love the creative writing part of my job. Occasionally over the last few years, I've had to choose between writing what I love to read and writing to make a living.Late last year, Dean Wesley Smith wrote on his blog: "Artistic freedom means you can write whatever novel or story … [Read more...] about Why Do I Love the LitRPG Genre?
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Do you enjoy the LitRPG genre? Want to read a new book as its being written online? I'm looking for more beta readers to check out Goblin over at Royal Road Legends - the place to be if you love LitRPG. I'm currently writing chapter 12, which closes Act One of the book.The Tower of Gates series is a set of 12 LitRPG books that make up an epic series. More details about the ToG game and world in future posts, but … [Read more...] about Looking for More LitRPG Beta Readers
On to other, more important matters! Small smile. In all seriousness, I wanted to get some feedback from LitRPG readers and authors about maps for books in the genre. Are they necessary? Helpful? I'm going to share some of my thoughts, but I'd love to get some feedback.Here's a map I'm designing for Goblin: Tower of Gates Book One. It's still in the initial stages, but what I've discovered is that building it … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Maps in LitRPG Books
Our staff is still catching up on reading lists. In the meantime, we thought we'd ask you, the readers, for some help classifying some of the LitRPG books on the site. Specifically, we're looking for whether you think a certain title is "hard" or "soft" LitRPG. Do you even see a difference?Thanks in advance for the help. As we ramp up the website, we hope to interact with all the passionate LitRPG fans. If you … [Read more...] about Help Us Classify All These LitRPG Books?
Not much to say yet. We're still setting up the website. Stay tuned for more! … [Read more...] about First Post: LitRPG Blog