Gorp, News, Novels, Promotions

Merry Christmas 2018

December 25, 2018

It’s been a busy year but with Christmas 2018 comes the release of my 2nd novel “Gorp: Dungeon Overlord”. This is also the 2nd book in the Gorp the Goblin series. It is available on Lulu from my author page, you can also find the first book in the series “Gorp: Goblin Janitor” in case you haven’t read it yet.…

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Fantasy, Gorp, Novels

Gorp the Goblin Books 2 & 3

November 1, 2018

Every Gorp the Goblin novel was written during a NaNoWriMo, Book 1 was in 2010, years later I finally published it. Book 2 was written in 2017, but it wasn’t finished until November 1st, at 12:01 am. The start of NaNoWriMo 2018! I decided to write the 3rd and final book this year. Only problem was, I still had to…

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Book Tour, Fantasy, Novels

Reddit Fantasy Author of the Day

May 8, 2018

On Reddit.com there is a sub-reddit called /r/Fantasy, where all things fantasy related are discussed. They have a Writer of the Day segment, where a fantasy author will submit months in advance to come on a certain day and do a AMA (Ask Me Anything) to the group. Below is the link to that with some great questions asked. Reddit’s…

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Interview: Risingshadow

April 5, 2018

Today, the Sci-Fi/Fantasy website Risingshadow posted an interview they did with me recently. Covered in this interview is some insight into Gorp and future works. The interview can be read here – https://www.risingshadow.net/…/833-an-interview-with-jon-ray

Interview: authorinterviews Blog

March 28, 2018

I was recently interviewed by the authorinterviews Blog and gave a lot of details into my writing, books, some history and things that have inspired me. The interview can be read here – https://wp.me/p3uv2y-7OW

Fantasy, Gorp, Novels

NaNoWriMo 2017 Winner

November 29, 2017

Last night with 50384 words, I crossed the 2017 NaNoWriMo Winners line by going over the 50k word count. However, “Gorp 2: Dungeon Overlord” is proving to be a much longer novel than the first one “Gorp: Goblin Janitor“. In this continuation of the series, we see a lot more of The Kingdom as it is called, from Hallstorm in…

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Fantasy, Gorp, Novels

Gorp 2: Dungeon Overlord

November 7, 2017

So…I’ve decided to use this month’s NaNoWriMo 2017 to write the 2nd book in my Gorp the Goblin series. Originally, I wrote the first Gorp book back in NaNoWriMo 2010 in 30 days. This year I hope to do the same for book 2, but I will not wait 6 years to sit on it and edit the book. I…

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CYOA, Novels, Writing Tips

Constructing a CYOA Book

July 1, 2017

It’s been awhile since my last blog, but I’ve been working on my new fantasy based Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA) series. I’ve added more to my over world map and detailed the continent mostly populated by humans as that is where most of my beginning stories will start. As for the book itself, the writing has been very slow,…

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Agrobathe, CYOA, Worldbuilding

World-building and Map-making

June 22, 2017

In continuation of my new Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA) book series, this week I’ve tackled the job of world-building and map-making. Agrobathe, is a fantasy world I’ve been working on for a few years now. Unfortunately, my database backup was corrupted and I lost all the details of my world, but I still have the images, so that is…

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