I did a thing, and I need to tell you about it

Hi Readers! I did a thing, and I need to tell you about it! Can you guess what I did? Before you do that, let me introduce myself. I’m Ran, Sarn’s adorable son, who always has some helpful advice to dole out. I also find creative ways to convince you to beg my Scribe, Melinda Kucsera, to stop working on books for other characters and write books about me! (And Papa.) Did my intro give you any hints? Oh, it did? Am I that transparent? I guess I am. You can’t see me blushing, but I am. Okay, enough beating … Continue reading I did a thing, and I need to tell you about it

Curse Breaker Enchanted – Chapter 19!

I’m indie fantasy author, Melinda Kucsera, and in today’s episode, I’m reading Curse Breaker Enchanted, the first book in my epic fantasy series. What’s in this episode? I hope you enjoy it! Read along with me! Get a copy of Curse Breaker Enchanted in print or ebook or the AI-narrated audiobook here. Sign up for my newsletter here. Support this project on Patreon. Thank you for listening. Continue reading Curse Breaker Enchanted – Chapter 19!

Did we survive the turkey monster?

Hi Readers! If you celebrated Thanksgiving this past week, we hope you enjoyed it. As the short story that we sent out on Thanksgiving Day shows, we had a good time too. (If you missed that, you can read it here.) This is Ran, Sarn’s son from the Curse Breaker series, back to entertain you. I figured out what we’re doing in this newsletter. If you miss Thursdays the email, I ended up by saying that I didn’t know what we would be doing today, but I always have something to say. First off, we have some videos for you! … Continue reading Did we survive the turkey monster?

The Deep Lore: What Lies Beneath the Curse Breaker Series?

I’m Melinda Kucsera, your epic fantasy author, and today, we’re diving into some of the lore that lies beneath the Curse Breaker series, the His Angelic Keeper series and the Robin of Larkspur series.    What’s in this episode?    Check out my books to see this lore in action!    Sign up for my newsletter here. Support this project on Patreon. I hope you enjoy! Thank you for listening. Continue reading The Deep Lore: What Lies Beneath the Curse Breaker Series?

Happy Thanksgiving! (And a Turkey Monster)

Hi Readers, Welcome to our annual Thanksgiving holiday newsletter! For every holiday we try to do something special. Sometimes we succeed, and you get something special. Sometimes we get caught up in our own drama, and you get that instead. What do we have in store for you this year? This is Ran, Sarn’s son and the true star of the Curse Breaker series. I’m your host as usual. I wanted to tell you a story about a turkey monster, and I was all set to do that until Papa said: “I never fought a turkey monster. There’s no such … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! (And a Turkey Monster)

I didn’t do it

Hi Readers, This is Ran, Sarn’s son, and I’m in trouble! What did I do? Why are you assuming I did anything? I could be wrongfully accused of a crime I didn’t commit. After all, I’m a good character, just ask my hero, my Papa. What am I accused of? The Scribe tells all in a short video she shot one cold windy day this past week. She also narrated chapter 17 from Curse Breaker Enchanted and chapter 18. Listen to chapter 17 now. Chapter 18 will release on Wednesday as part of our holiday special. What are we doing … Continue reading I didn’t do it

Chapter 17 is up!

Hey Readers! I posted chapter 17 from Curse Breaker Enchanted, and I think I’ve finally solved some of the sound issues past recordings have had. This one sounds much more natural to me. That’s good news but also bad because I’ll have to rerecord the first 16 chapters. But I’m willing to do that to achieve my goal of a professional-sounding audio book read by me, the author. It’ll just take longer to achieve that goal. Oh well. If this were easy, anyone could do it. I hope you enjoy this episode. It’s the first of three where Sarn spends … Continue reading Chapter 17 is up!

Saved by a book: the full story

Hi Readers, I’m writing to you from the past because a tropical storm is forecasted to pass though with high winds and heavy rain, but I still need to pop into your inbox. So here I am, your favorite fictional character. (It’s me, Ran, Sarn’s son from the Curse Breaker series continuing to monopolize this email in case you were wondering, and no, I’m not the problem. Robin is, but I’ll get to that in a bit.) Our last email was kind of heavy and dark, and we’re sorry for that, but today’s won’t be. The Scribe is okay. She … Continue reading Saved by a book: the full story

Saved by a book: a close call, a dark turn, and a new release

Here’s what happened. Ran, Sarn’s son from the Curse Breaker series, touched on this a little in Thursdays special edition of my newsletter, but this is the full story, told by me. I lightly edited it because ums and ahs drive me crazy, but other than that, I didn’t edit as heavily as I have edited other voice overs I’ve made in the past to preserve the authenticity of it. This video isn’t gory and doesn’t go into that kind of detail about what happened because I am not that kind of author. I write epic fantasy books about families, … Continue reading Saved by a book: a close call, a dark turn, and a new release

May our books always be a safe haven for you

Hi Readers, I have good news about a certain boxed set! And I’ll explain the title of this post and why we’re wishing that for you in a moment. First, I need to gush for a minute and enjoy a moment in the sun. Yes, the wait is over. Curse Breaker Books 7-9 is published! I have the store links to prove it: Magic is forbidden in Sarn’s world — but he must use the power he once kept hidden to find and save his family in a dark and dangerous realm of enchanted forests and intrigue. Get Books 7-9 of this … Continue reading May our books always be a safe haven for you

NaNoWriMo, Hard Magic, and warring characters

Hi Readers! NaNoWriMo started this past week, and you might be wondering what that is. Melinda, your indie fantasy author, and our fearless scribe, explains in a special video where she takes you a short tour of the fall foliage in her corner of New York state because she’s too shy to get on camera. (This is Ran, Sarn’s son, as usual, writing to you on her behalf.) Melinda also talks about Rogue Ranger, the book she’s writing and she even mentioned fighting with Robin. So it’s not just me saying it. I have receipts! The Scribe admits it more … Continue reading NaNoWriMo, Hard Magic, and warring characters