Blue Daunia Now Available in Paperback

Busy day today, all day long, so I don’t really have time for the usual proper-length blog post (is there such a thing?).

I just wanted to pop in and make the proud announcement that my very first-ever paperback is now available on Amazon and CreateSpace.

Blue Daunia Issue #1:  Dark Tides of Illunstrahd (Amazon)

Blue Daunia Issue #1:  Dark Tides of Illunstrahd (CreateSpace)

Blue Daunia Issue #1:  Dark Tides of Illunstrahd (Kindle)

Writing a monthly series is proving to be a lot of work, both on the writing end as well as on the business end.  I am learning so much during this entire process, and I wouldn’t trade this experience for anything in the world (except a few things, maybe).

I’ll be back tomorrow with more bloggy antics.  But for now, it’s time to sleep, and to dream of tall ships sailing.

Author: Benjamin Brunson

Benjamin Brunson (born 1975) started writing at the age of 7, when his father encouraged his pounding out of stories about a certain movie archaeologist on a family typewriter. He grew up in an era when action movies were iconic, and comic books were a mere 75 cents and available at every grocery store and corner gas station. His imagination was further fueled by a mother who introduced him to books and reading at an early age, eventually gifting him with copies of Treasure Island and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. That same mother would also bestow upon him a deep love and respect for the ocean and a good storm. Brunson would go on to participate in a creative writing magnet school program in his high school years in Montgomery, Alabama, where he became co-editor of the program’s literary magazine under the tutelage of Jerry Lawrence. At Auburn University, he majored in English and Literature, and quickly landed a spot as the film critic for the campus newspaper. The professors he would encounter in his collegiate career, namely Dr. Oliver Billingslea and Dr. Suzie Paul, would inspire him and help shape and steer his lifelong dream of creating fiction. In 2003, a major television network would cancel Brunson’s favorite sci-fi show about a group of ragtag misfits who, aboard a cargo spacecraft, took on various odd jobs in order to cull out a living and keep on flying. Feeling as if a deep void had been created in his life from the loss of the show, Brunson channeled his love for the ocean and began scribbling the notes for a handful of newly created characters and locations. These notes would, fourteen years later, form the basis for his monthly oceanic adventure saga, Blue Daunia.

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