Book Signing, Book Tour, Fantasy, Gorp, Markets & Festivals, Novels

Ironfest 2019

May 3, 2019

Last weekend, I attended Ironfest 2019 for the 2nd time. Last year, was my first time running a book-stall ever. A little has changed in that year. I currently have two books published, instead of just the one. Instead of just having a table inside the ballroom hall, I now have my own stall tent and was outside. I can…

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Fantasy, Gorp, Novels, Promotions

Gorp 3 Update

April 20, 2019

So yesterday, I saw a very rough draft of the Gorp 3 novel book cover, “Gorp: Defender of the Realm”. It’s by the same artist who has done the previous two and it looks amazing! Of course, with any work of art and interpretation, there were changes to be made, modifications, and things that need to be added. But the…

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Gorp, Interviews, Novels, Promotions

MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape Interview with Author Jon Ray

January 1, 2019

Recently, I sat down with the Interview Blog MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape to give some details about writing and my newest Gorp the Goblin book in the series “Gorp: Dungeon Overlord”. It’s my last author interview for 2018! Happy New Year everyone. You can read the internet here-> https://mylifemybooksmyescape.wordpress.com/2018/12/31/author-interivew-jon-ray/

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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Book Tour, Gorp, Promotions

Sutherland Shire Local Author Showcase

November 10, 2018

I recently was invited by a local Sydney library to present my first showcase as a local author. As part of my own 15 minute presentation, I learn a lot of about what I still need to put together, like a Microsoft Power Point presentation. I normally don’t get that nervous in front of crowds or doing speaking engagements, however,…

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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 Signing, Markets & Festivals

St. Ives Medieval Faire

September 23, 2018

I’ve attended this Australian Medieval Faire in St. Ives, New South Wales a few times before, but this was my first time to run my own booth at one. It’s quite a different experience running a booth at one of these than walking around as the general public, which up to this point is how I experienced them. To those…

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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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