Hello to all of my amazing supporters!
I have good news. Inkshares has finished a big round of books they were working on last year, and they are now ready to start working on Curio Citizen! My manuscript is in the editor’s hands, and we’ll soon begin the production process.
There are three phases Curio Citizen will be undergoing. It is now in phase one, in which I have the pleasure of reading the manuscripts of the other two winners of the Nerdist Sci-Fi Contest. If you haven’t yet checked out Ferd Crotte’s Mission 51 or Daniel Lee’s After Death, I can tell you they are both really good books from what I’ve read so far!
So, I’ll be working with my fellow contest cohorts and getting all my ducks in a row while the editor reads my manuscript. After that, we’ll move on to phase 2 where we’ll assess what further work needs to be done, and then phase 3 which is the official editing phase. All of this is supposed to last around six months, but I will let you all know as soon as I do what the release date will be.
Thank you all so much! I’ll keep you updated with any important (or just fun!) information as we go along. Curio Citizen is still available for pre-order, so if you know anyone who wants a copy, send them here: https://www.inkshares.com/books/curio-citizen
It’s been a while since I’ve updated you all. As you all may know, The Love Fool has officially released this week, March 13 and as of today, it has sold over 1700 copies!!! How exciting is that?
Reviews are starting to come in – and I encourage you all to please add your review on social media sights for readers including here at Inkshares, Goodreads, Amazon and other sights.
In the meantime, please read this awesome professional review by Feathered Quill Book Reviews!
Thanks again everyone and keep reading!
Greetings my wonderful followers,
A little bit ago, I was invited to be a guest on a writers Youtube show, Spilling Ink and it is now live for everyone to watch. We talked about keeping your work relevant over time, marketing, and Doctor Who. Check it out.
Also, It’s been a little over a month since Beyond the Code has been officially released and reviews are slowing trickling in. But even though there are only a few so far, they are all very positive. See what others had to say about my debut novel,
Remember to give Beyond the Code a review once you’ve read it. Reviews are an authors best friend and I am eager to hear what you thought.
Thank you all for your support,
Kelsey Rae Barthel
Final, true, honest, for realsies.
FINAL RELEASE DATE: MARCH 20TH!!!! I’m looking to book a bookstore or cafe for a release party. More updates to follow.
I wish for every last one of you to succeed in chasing your dreams!
There will be a longer post on Saturday, but know I am almost beyond words with excitement!!! Please share with friends and family that Borehole Bazaar will be released on March 20th. Please contact me with any questions, either here on InkShares or via direct email at email@example.com.
March 6, 2018
Ruth Liz Savage!
Coming for you and those illustrated panels.
That’s why it’s called a deadline.
I usually like brief updates, so I’ll treat y’all to the same.
The book is delayed. It’s partly my bad, partly related to the difficulties of coordinating many busy people, and partly good tidings. I’m hoping for a release on The Ides of March, as that seems, thematically, apropos.
On the plus side, all that needs to happen presently is a slight doctoring of some files and the final printing. Yay!
Keep your eyes peeled!
Great news everyone. Thanks to tremendous support Crow’s Gambit has hit 251 Pre-Orders. That means it will get published under the Quill imprint!
There are still about 34 hours left in the campaign. That means there is still time to lock in some of those Pre-Order perks if you haven’t ordered yet (or you have a friend how hasn’t).
Thank you everyone for helping make this happen. I will continue to keep you updated as we shift into full editing and production mode.
More will come...
I don’t just have good news about my book, This Red Fire. I have the BEST news!
Greg Silverman’s Stampede Ventures is optioning This Red Fire for a film project. You can learn more by clicking the link, below. I am so grateful to Launch Pad, Inkshares, and Mr. Silverman for this incredible opportunity!
Thank YOU for believing in my book.
If you’re in the Edmonton area today, consider dropping by Variant Comics to get a your copy of Beyond the Code signed by yours truly. Follow the link for the specifics.
Hope to see you there