100 Pages into Book 2

103 Pages into Romulus Buckle Book 2, closing in on end of Part I. Small “woot woot.” First draft is easy: editing is the tough part. Mired in backstory like a mad scientist in grave robbed body parts. Building an alternate World is complicated – should have written a book about contemporary hamsters. But it is deranged fun. R.

Trident Media Group Press Release

Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Richard Ellis Preston, Jr.’s ROMULUS BUCKLE AND THE CITY OF THE FOUNDERS, the first book in the debut series The Chronicles of the Pneumatic Zeppelin, pitched as a Steampunk Pirates of the Caribbean, set in a post-apocalyptic world where steam-powered airships dominate the skies and rival clans fight for survival, to Alex Carr at 47North, in a two-book deal, by Adrienne Lombardo at Trident Media Group.

Trident Media Group Announcement

This morning my agency Trident Media Group tweeted: Richard Ellis Preston, Jr.’s ROMULUS BUCKLE AND THE CITY OF THE FOUNDERS sold to Alex Carr at 47North in 2-book deal by Adrienne Lombardo at Trident Media Group.  It is the first book in the debut series “The Chronicles of the Pneumatic Zeppelin,” a steampunk Pirates of the Caribbean.

It’s Official!

Hey all!  Yesterday my agent informed me that 47North, Amazon.com’s Science Fiction Publishing imprint, had finalized the two book deal for my steampunk sci-fi series, The Chronicles of the Pneumatic Zeppelin.  Book One, Romulus Buckle and the City of the Founders, is tentatively set for release around Christmas, 2012, and Book Two for Spring, 2013.  R.