A month ago, on March 18, 2017, four authors met for the first time at Chicago Union station and boarded an Amtrak train for New Orleans. On the (bumpy, noisy, sleepless) journey south, we plotted a story, then wrote for a week in New Orleans while having some adventures in the area.
Today, the co-written book is out. American Demon Hunters: Sacrifice – available now! Here’s how we did it.
In the intro, I talk about how my writing process has changed since New Orleans, how the sweet romance is going, and the amazing launch bonuses available if you buy Sacrifice between 17 – 25 April.
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Lindsay Buroker is the bestselling fantasy author of the Emperor’s Edge, Rust and Relics and Dragon’s Blood series as well as other fantasy books. Zach Bohannon is a bestselling horror writer, with a successful post-apocalyptic series, Empty Bodies. J. Thorn is a bestselling horror writer and podcaster. J is also my co-author for Risen Gods.
You can see all our pictures from Chicago, the train and New Orleans here on Flickr.
Limited Time Only: Amazing Launch Bonuses
If you buy American Demon Hunters: Sacrifice in launch week 17 – 25 April, you’ll get 4 more novels plus entry into a limited edition print book & picture draw, PLUS/ the latest edition of Co-Writing for Authors, PLUS/ entry into a draw to win 1 hour Skype consultation with the author of your choice, PLUS/ entry into a draw to win a slot on Lindsay’s Science Fiction & Fantasy Marketing Podcast.
- The challenges and benefits of a four-author collaboration, and what the authors might do differently next time
- Maintaining individual author voices inside a collaborative work
- Lindsay’s tips for creating a financially successful indie author career
- Where the idea came from to do an author collaboration on a train
- J. Thorn’s experience with collaboration
- What to look for in a collaboration partner
- How a book title with more than one author might affect an individual author’s Amazon algorithms
- Thoughts on the next phase of the indie author movement
You can find the book at www.JFPenn.com/sacrifice