SALVAGE, Book 2 of ROBBER BARRONS, releases Tuesday, October 11. Preorder at the link! CHAPTER 1 Victoria stood in the middle of the cramped engine room, staring in the direction of the bulkhead display. Ever since the Robber Barron broke down in the middle of Janusian territory several months ago, she made sure to check … More SALVAGE excerpt: Victoria
I’ve been waiting for this day for so long, and can’t believe it’s finally here. My debut novel, ROBBER BARRONS, is available now on Amazon in Kindle and paperback format! (Audiobooks are coming from Tantor soon! I’m so excited about our narrator.) I signed with Aethon three years ago, assuming my books would be published … More ROBBER BARRONS out now!
ROBBER BARRONS ebook is available 9/13 from Aethon Books. Click the link to order! CHAPTER 2 The Robber Barron dropped out of hyperspace like an ancient rocket slamming into a body of water. Ben Barron gripped the armrests and barely moved in his station chair. As soon as the sensors switched to realspace mode, Barron … More ROBBER BARRONS excerpt: Barron
ROBBER BARRONS ebook is available 9/13 from Aethon Books. Click the link to order! CHAPTER 1 Victoria spotted the bounty hunters as soon as she stepped off the ramp of the short-range freighter she’d been inspecting. Her heart raced, Mahjin senses kicking in like adrenaline. At a hundred meters away, separated by two docking bays … More ROBBER BARRONS excerpt: Victoria
Back when I first started heavily revising ROBBER BARRONS in 2016, I made a fancast, because of course I did. I mean, how else would I motivate myself to write?? (Other than making a playlist, obviously.) Some of these choices are super outdated, since it’s been SEVEN YEARS since I first contemplated my casting, and … More ROBBER BARRONS fancast
A few months from now all across the internets… PITCH WARS 2021 NANCI AND L’S WISHLIST Download an accessible version of our wishlist here: WHAT IS PITCH WARS? From the Pitch Wars website: Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and … More Pitch Wars 2021 Wishlist
The Pitch Wars agent showcase is finally here! I plan to write a longer blog post about the overall experience within the next week or two. For now, enjoy my pitch and excerpt on the Agent Showcase. I’m super proud of ROBBER BARRONS and can’t wait to send it out into the world. https://showcase.pitchwars.org/adult-10-robber-barrons-science-fiction-space-opera/
Several months ago Pitch Wars posted a joint interview I did with my mentor, Paris Wynters, and I totally forgot to link it here! Better late than never, right? Enjoy my ramblings about my book, as well as a picture of me clinging to my husband for dear life on the DINOSAUR ride. https://pitchwars.org/pitch-wars-team-interviews-with-nanci-schwartz-and-her-mentor-paris-wynters/
Back in August I submitted Robber Barrons, a space opera manuscript, to Pitch Wars. For those unfamiliar, it’s a pitch contest during which you work with a specific mentor to revise your ms. There is an agent round in February, in which agents can request to read more, just like with regular querying. And hopefully, you’ll … More Pitch Wars!
After skipping last year, I am returning to Atlanta over Labor Day weekend for Dragon Con 2018! Dragon Con is my favorite overall con of the year, and the Star Wars track does a wonderful job with programming. This year I’m honored to participate in four panels, all located in the Marriott. New Star … More Where to find me at Dragon Con