Our next author interview is with Matthew Siege. You might know him from his zombie LitRPG series - Headshot. Siege considers himself a father, writer, and a gamer - not always in that order. Sit back and enjoy listening to another writer share a bit of their world with us. When did you first start writing? In the summer before kindergarten I was in some sort of put-your-kids-here-so-you-can-go-to-work thing during … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Matthew Siege
Our next LitRPG author interview is with Christopher Keene. He penned the Dream State saga. The first book in the series, Stuck in the Game, was published back in 2016. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature with Honors in Creative Writing. Let's dive right in to our interview. When did you first start writing? Kindergarten... although I suppose you mean actual prose.Short answer: 1998, when I … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Christopher Keene
Next up on the LitRPG author interview list is Stephan Morse. You may know him as the author of the wonderful Continue Online series. Morse was born in 1983 in San Diego. The next fifteen years were spent slowly escaping California and surviving a public education system. Thus far he's made it to the Seattle (WA) region with little desire to go further. When not trying to shove words together into sentences Stephan … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Stephan Morse
Our next interview is with Blaise Corvin. You may know him from the Delvers LLC series, but he's also written other books. Let's jump right in.When did you first start writing? I can first remember actually really getting into story after being introduced to creative writing in 3rd grade. I’d been reading from a young age, but when I actually started building my own story, I fell in love.That first story I … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Blaise Corvin
We're back with our second author interview. If you missed the first one, you can still check out our interview with William D Arand. For our second, we have another popular LitRPG author - Daniel Schinhofen. You might know him from Alpha World or his new Apocalypse Gates novel.Daniel was kind enough to answer some questions about his life as a writer in the 21st century. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as … [Read more...] about Author Interview With Daniel Schinhofen
And why do they keep going on and on about pick-pockets and torches? Good question! To continue our efforts to help the LitRPG community at large (including authors and readers), we've launched the brand-spanking-new LitRPG Forum. Go check it out if you haven't had a chance yet. … [Read more...] about What the Heck is the LitRPG Forum?
I've been in my writing cave hammering out words like a dwarven smith preparing for a huge battle to save the entire kingdom, and I had a thought today. I switched from the Conan the Barbarian soundtrack to the Willow soundtrack for writing book two.One of the things I liked about the Total Annihilation RTS game was the soundtrack. It was keyed to the action in the game. Nothing happening? Mellow music. Pitched … [Read more...] about Smart Novel Writing Software on the Horizon?
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?