What it takes to get a signed copy of one of my books in your hands

self published books unboxing

WHAT IT TAKES TO GET YOU A SIGNED BOOK I love this time of year. The holidays are almost upon us, and for me that means book publishing time! As most of you who consistently buy my books know, I publish around November and December of each year. It’s not something I really planned for, […]

Shades of Grey: Are my books inappropriate for your child?

Are your books appropriate for my child to read? Every now and then, a parent asks me the one question that makes me uncomfortable: “Are your books appropriate for children?” The reason this question makes me uncomfortable may not be the reason you think. Let me explain… I write fantasy fiction. In particular, I write […]

Conquest of Faerel now available for pre-order!

The third (and final?) book in my popular World of Faerel series CONQUEST OF FAEREL is now available for pre-order! The quest for the Destiny Scrolls continues… Follow along as Jack Rowan and his valiant crew of castaways embark on the final days of their mission to introduce freewill into the cursed World of Faerel. […]

How To Make 1 Gallon Of Mead: Part 1

Simple Honey Mead Recipe – Part 1 I’m going to show you a simple honey mead recipe which will yield a 1 gallon melomel (fruit mead). Why am I doing this? Because I recently had the absolute joy of drinking mead and I have to say the experience was, in a word, transcending. After some […]

Surprise! New cover for CONQUEST

Remember that book cover I had you all vote on? Well… I changed it. Here’s why: A few days ago, a colleague contacted me. He told me flat out that he did not like my book covers, and that I needed to change them. Hmmm… So, instead of getting defensive, I listened to what he […]

How I Went From Playing Tabletop RPGs to Writing Fantasy Books

Back in the ‘80s, I was not exactly what you would call a healthy kid. I was small, skinny and weak. I got picked on all the time. And I would catch every bug out there, seems like every year. During one summer, as I lay sick in bed from a particularly nasty stomach flu, […]

Ted Fauster: October 2017 Update

October 2017: UPDATE Can you believe October is already here? So what’s happening… The long-anticipated Sebastian Doubinsky anthology SILENCE IS WHITE is set to release October 19th. Lots of very fine writers and poets in this one. I am honored to have the lead piece with my short story “Hope, the Killer.” It’s looking like […]