Jason, you’re pretty quiet over there… or are you?

Hello everyone. I haven’t posted anything in a couple of days, so I thought I’d take this time to update you on a few things! Believe me when I say that I haven’t been idle. Between my day job and the things I’m trying to accomplish with NANO’s launch, let’s just say it gets a bit hectic!

First, I received this box from UPS today! It contains the first five paperback copies of my book that I’ve ordered. These particular five copies are spoken for, but I’m excited to learn about how long the bulk shipments take to get to me and how much they cost. These things will be good to know when I reach out to local bookstores about possible book signings. I plan to look into that in the near future, so be ready!

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I’ve begun the chopping and final self-editing process for NANO Archive 02: The War for Uriel. I suspect that within the next two to three weeks, I will be ready to enter the beta-reading and cover-art phases of the publication process for that book. If you really enjoyed reading Archive 01 and you don’t want to wait for the official release of Archive 02, be on the lookout for my beta-read announcement. I will be limiting the beta-reader count to 5 this time.

The audiobook production process for Archive 01 is now well underway. Depending on how fast my producer works, you can expect the audiobook to be available for purchase within the next two months. It’s estimated to be about 14.7 hours long. According to the contract, my producer has to send me the first fifteen minutes for review before we continue with the process. If it turns out well, I’ll be posting the first fifteen minutes on the website for your listening pleasure, and so you can get an idea about what to expect from the audiobook!

I’m looking into various conventions that are within driving distance and fast approaching. So far I have my eye on Sci-Con Tampa (which runs from September 26 – 28). Funds pending, of course, since the whole experience will likely run me about a grand. Make sure to check back on details about that and other conventions that I may go to!

Finally, I’ve been probing around for science fiction book review bloggers to give Archive 01 a review on their blogs, FB, Amazon, and Goodreads. Of the few I reached out to, I’ve already received a favorable response from two, one of which I was most excited to get in touch with! If any of you know anyone who loves to blog science fiction book reviews, be sure to send them my way! Exposure is everything!

Spread the word; visit and follow my site for more information, and share whenever you can! I hope those of you that have gotten the chance to dig into Archive 01 are enjoying your experience!

Thanks again for your continued support.

– Jason

NANO Archive 01 – Paperback and Audiobook!

Exciting things are just around the corner! I am so lucky to have the friends and supporters that are in my life. With the help of just such a dear friend, I will soon be acquiring the ISBN necessary to release a physical paperback copy of my book as a print-on-demand version available on Amazon! That means that there will be plenty of book signing opportunities and chances for me to actually physically hold a copy of my book in my hands! I don’t even know how I’m going to react the first time I touch it. From what I understand from other published authors, the first time you physically hold a copy of your book in your hands is unlike anything you’ll ever experience in your career.

In addition to the exciting upcoming physical release of my book, I have just completed the necessary submission to begin querying Amazon’s audiobook store for a producer! That’s right, if all goes well and a producer takes interest in my project, there will be a NANO Archive 01: The City of Fire audiobook! For those of you that love to listen to audiobooks in the car, be sure to keep a listen out (you see what I did there?) for more information!

The people around me have made this experience something I’ll carry with me for the rest of my life. And I hope that they’re merely the foundations for more of such experiences in my days to come. I am so happy to provide you all with such a large piece of myself, and so far the feedback I’ve gotten is absolutely amazing. Don’t ever hesitate to send me a message or an email with a question or comment! I’d love to engage all of you about your thoughts and what my story means to you!

If you haven’t been sharing, make sure you do! A single share is worth a thousand purchases of my book! Spread the word, raise awareness, and if you’re reading the book or have read it, do whatever you can to help generate some buzz, and keep your eyes and ears peeled for these two renditions of NANO Archive 01: The City of Fire! Thank you all for your support!