Orphan’s Price is Live on Amazon

Orphan's Price Launch Day

Orphan’s Price is available on Amazon for you to read and enjoy.This book represents hundreds of hours of work. Not just on my part, but my wonderful support team too, who help ensures the book is the best quality it could be. I’m eternally grateful to them, and to you my readers. Especially those of you have left a review. It means the world to me.

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Excerpt From Orphan’s Price

Excerpt: Orphan's Price

An orphaned boy, uncontrollable magic, and a destiny to recover a nation’s honor.
For sixteen-year-old Ren, life was a brutal slog in the orphanage. His only aspiration was to become a sorcerer.
But with no family connections, he had no chance…
Until, a freak magical accident drew the attention of international authorities.
Will Ren evade the authorities, and take his one chance to pass the ritual required to join the Amethyst sorcerers?
Or will his low birth doom him and the world?
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Orphan’s Price is the first book in the Chronicles of the Seventh Realm, an epic fantasy series comprised of episodic short reads. Ren may be the “chosen one”, but Chronicles of the Seventh Realm is a sprawling series of characters with many tales to explore. This is the first book of Ren’s Tale.

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Author Sick Days

Author Sick Days

Fun fact about being an author, or self employed in general, there are no paid sick days.

As I’m sure many of you are dealing with, February is a month of illness. Perhaps it’s just where I live, but I feel this flu season has been especially severe, with many in our community suffering from one sickness or another. While I’ve personally done an excellent job fighting off illness—keeping my immune system strong by taking extra vitamin C, drinking nearly a gallon of water per day, and sleeping at least 9 hours per night—my girlfriend and daughter have not been as lucky.

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ANATOMY OF STORY

THE ANATOMY OF STORY

“John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood’s most successful films, including Sleepless in Seattle, Scream, and Shrek. Based on the lessons in his award-winning class, Great Screenwriting, The Anatomy of Story reveals all his secrets for writing a compelling script. The book draws on a broad range of concepts and archetypes from philosophy and mythology, offering fresh techniques and insightful anecdotes alongside Truby’s own unique approach to building an effective, multifaceted narrative. The foundations of story that he lays out are so fundamental that they are applicable─and essential─to all writers, from novelists and short-story writers to journalists, memoirists, and those interested in narrative nonfiction.”

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