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Essays on Freelance Tabletop RPG Writing & Publishing


Here 25+ year veteran game writer, developer, designer, and publisher Owen K.C. Stephens has selected some of his best essays about freelancer writing for (and, later in the book, publishing in), the tabletop RPG industry. These essays have been lightly updated and edited, but largely still take the form they had when first published on his blog.

This product is an ashcan, compiled version of eventual books on the business of the ttRPG industry Owen K.C. Stephens plans to write... someday. This version was initially created to serve as the anchor of  "Owen's Medical Bundle #1," a multipublisher bundle to help him cover the costs of his battle with cancer, which was diagnosed in March of 2023.

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Aaron F May 18, 2023 7:34 am UTC
Will there be a preview? Thanks.
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John F April 27, 2023 5:22 pm UTC
My father died of liver cancer. I pray that you get through your illness and prosper.
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Marja E April 14, 2023 12:17 am UTC
A cleaner and easier-to-read version would be helpful.
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Stacie W April 13, 2023 4:42 pm UTC
Can't we just buy this PDF for what this PDF would actually cost instead of being forced to get it as part of a bundle full of products that we probably don't want?
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William L April 20, 2023 11:23 pm UTC
DITTO - Other than this, not a single PDF in the bundle I want/need
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Owen S April 22, 2023 6:34 am UTC
Absolutely, once the bundle is over.
Having an anchor product bear the weight of the bundle is the best way to channel funds from a multipublisher bundle to one place, without asking those publishers to do a lot of extra work.
Since these folks have already been kind enough to donate to this fundraising effort to help me pay for my cancer treatment, I don't want to ask any more from them. I'll happily give it stand-alone pricing after the bundle ends.
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Stacie W May 03, 2023 6:19 pm UTC
I understand and thank you for responding.
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Owen S May 16, 2023 4:21 pm UTC
Now available on its own!
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This title was added to our catalog on April 10, 2023.