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UtopYA Update 6/20-21 Nashville

For any Timebound fans who are attending next weekend’s UtopYA Con in Nashville, I’ll have a table in the Area 51 Exhibitor Hall.  I plan to attend some of the sessions, but I’ll definitely be in Area 51 on Friday from 10-11 am and 4:00-5:00 pm, and on Saturday from 10-11 am and 2-3 pm.  I’m also hosting a giveaway with signed(…)

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German, Hungarian and Polish, Oh My!

I’ve just learned that the German translation of Timebound will be joined by Hungarian and Polish versions within the next 18 months! And no, this isn’t the actual German cover (just me goofing around with Photoshop), but according to Google Translate, Timebound is an actual word in German– Zeitgebundene–so that could *possibly* be the title. In Hungarian and(…)

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Immortality Inside the Earth (Part 2)

From the CHRONOS Files Blog Note:  This report was filed by former CHRONOS historian, Saul Rand, about one year prior to the sabotage of CHRONOS headquarters in 2305.  Rand is suspected of involvement in that attack.  All sections of this report have been cleared by Internal Affairs.   Cyrus Teed is waiting when I arrive at(…)

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Coming soon to a Kindle near you…

I was going to do one of of those big schmaltzy cover reveals, where you count down the days and then there’s the virtual drumroll and ta-da–shiny new cover. But since this is for the Kiernan novella, which is Kindle only, that seems a tad dramatic to me. And, like Inigo Montoya, I hate waiting.(…)

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Immortality Inside the Earth (Part I)

From the CHRONOS Files Blog September 28th, 1893 S. Rand Chicago, Illinois The World’s Parliament of Religions recently held here in Chicago included speeches by hundreds of religious leaders around the world, but one of the more interesting and peculiar of the species, Dr. Cyrus Reed Teed (or, as he prefers to be known, Koresh)(…)

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Goodreads Q&A Feb17-20

For readers who are on Goodreads, Timebound is being featured as a monthly read in the “David Estes Fans and YA Book Lovers Unite!” club. If you’ve stumbled onto my blog before reading Timebound, or if you want to discuss the book with other readers, they’ll be chatting the entire month of February (although it usually(…)

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Events in Raleigh Area

Just a quick note for any Timebound fans and/or writer friends in the Triangle Area of North Carolina.  I’ll be holding an author talk on “Writing for the Young Adult Market” on January 14th and January 15th at two Wake County libraries, followed by a book signing. January 14th (7 pm):  Eva Perry Regional Library.(…)

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Questions on Sequels

First, a big thank you to everyone who has read Timebound and and extra thanks to those who have posted reviews at Amazon, Goodreads, etc.  Your response has been incredible and I’m truly grateful that the book has found such a wonderful and supportive audience of readers. Second, I’ve gotten a ton of emails and(…)

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A Brief History of CHRONOS

From The CHRONOS Files: The scientific principles of time-travel were discovered in the mid-22nd century by a small team of researchers, headed by Ian Alexander, Ryan Jefferson and Madison Grace.  Funded primarily by the U.S. government, the activities of these researchers have never been fully revealed to the public, although a flurry of exposes published(…)

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