January was a very busy month, if majorly disappointing in some ways. Nevertheless, I managed to make some progress on several fronts. There was a good deal of revising and reworking passages for my main series, as well as for the second installment of the Sauragia series that I hope to release this summer. Additionally,Continue reading “Plans for February”
November was a relatively quiet month, as expected. It saw the typing up of my semi-final draft of my YA anthology, and that’s about it. December should be a bit busier as I attempt to wrap things up and brace for the new year. I will review and edit the next book in my SauragiaContinue reading “Plans for December”
I am pleased to announce the launch of a new weblog, Random History 365. It will be dedicated to delivering random historical facts and short summaries about events on the very date that they occurred (or as close to as possible). Some will be special anniversaries, but most will just be dates I happen toContinue reading “!!!New Site!!!”
October was an excellent month! Not only did it see the publication of my debut novel, but also the completion of rough drafting for my 7-story YA anthology (which I subsequently began to type up), as well as the editing and compiling of 6 older stories for a middle-grade anthology that will hopefully be releasedContinue reading “Plans for November”
After a couple months of being available for pre-order from several retailers, I am pleased to announce the official publication of my first full-length book, Sauragia today! For those of you who have pre-ordered already, my sincerest thanks. For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, go check it out here.
September was a quiet, but largely successful month. It saw progress on my current anthology, major improvements to my digital store, and other writing and reading accomplishments. This month will finally see the release of my first novel, which has been on pre-order since mid-August (the 22nd is the last day to receive the 25%Continue reading “Plans for October”
August was a month of constant activity, culminating in the publication of my debut novel, Sauragia, halfway through. Additionally, I made progress on another story rough draft for an anthology I’ve been working on since April.
Good day all! As those of you who’ve been watching closely may know, my debut novel, Sauragia, has been going on sale for pre-order in various venues over this past week or so. To celebrate the occasion, I’m offering 25% off from today until October 23rd on e-book editions from most of my distributors! ThisContinue reading “Pre-Order Sale on E-Books!”
Writing can be a daunting task for anyone from a student doing a research essay to a professional historian writing a detailed biography. It undoubtedly takes a lot of patience, diligence, and hard work to come up with a piece that’s even passable, much less masterful. But while being an author is a task thatContinue reading “The Novel Writing Process from Outline to Print”
Greetings fellow authors and avid readers alike! My name is J. S. Allen. I am an author based out of Kansas City, MO. My interests cover a broad spectrum of subjects, though my specialty is novel-length sci-fi/fantasy (particularly that involving anthropomorphic animals). In nonfiction, I tend to stick to ancient and military history, as wellContinue reading “Introducing J.S.A. Books!”