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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Random Summer Hump Day Update

Hi! It's been awhile so thought I'd drop in, blow the dust off the blog and give you all an update on what I've been doing in my writing life.

In a word: a lot. Sort of

The main project I'm working on is a standalone novel called Tarot. I've mentioned it before in other posts. It's different than anything I've ever written. The best way to explain what it's about at this point is to call it a psychedelic trip through an insane mind; a cosmic onion with infinite layers; a claustrophobic dose of the meaning of life. And, oddly enough, the story has very little to do with the Tarot.

I'm also working on several short stories.

One is titled "Memory Tank"...as the name suggests it's about memories. Most of my "fun-research" often focuses on memories, thoughts, feelings..the mind in general. I touch on these subjects a lot in Tarot, as well.

Another story I'm working on is tentatively titled "Salvation"....in the future robots are programmed to keep humans from killing other humans.

"Snow Globe" is about--just as the name suggests--snow globes, with a touch of  infinite reality thrown in.

I have about four or five other short story ideas in the chute that I want to finish before returning to complete novel mode. But one word at a time.

That's it for now! I'll check back soon.

Thanks for reading!"

Friday, June 16, 2017

Army of The Nameless On sale!

For a short time only, Army of The Nameless will be .99 cents, going up to $1.99 and so on in a couple of days. If you've never read Jason J Sergi, now's the time to do so! Links below!

Army of The Nameless (US)

Army of The Nameless (UK)


The war continues…
It’s been three standard years since The Battle of Bloody Eye and the Vrilkist War has ground to a stalemate.
While The Imperial Confederation of Ertho readies for the long awaited counterstrike, The Black Lions are delegated to hunting down stray separatists in an effort to bring the agitators to justice, but these elite soldiers are eager to return to the “real” war against the Vrilkist.
This holds especially true for Captain Coleman, whose hatred for the Vrilkist is tempered by the guilt he feels over the loss of Sabrina and his fallen comrades. Even so, the war has already taken a heavy toll on him physically and mentally, and he finds himself questioning how much more he can take.
The future of the universe balances on the razor’s edge, and gale force winds are gathering in the distance. 


And yes, don't forget the book that came before: Children of The Forgotten!
Children of The Forgotten (US)

Children of The Forgotten (UK)

The Vrilkist, an advanced alien race bent on galactic conquest and annihilation, has been eating away at the borders of The Imperial Confederation of Ertho—an empire already plagued by rebel and separatists factions—in an ongoing war.
The three front conflict has left the empire short on fighters and material while the Vrilkist, in contrast, appear to have unlimited resources and firepower. Desperate, the empire gathers everything it has to launch a last ditch assault on the enemy. Success will buy the empire time to regroup and restock; failure will mean the end of everything.
Cornelius Coleman, student, pugilist, loner, soon becomes a reluctant player within the larger scheme when he is conscripted to fight in the imperial forces. His journey will begin on Old Earth, but it will end very far away.


Thanks for reading! 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Army of The Nameless is OUT!

Yup,,,the long awaited sequel to Children of The Forgotten is finally available worldwide and ready to be read!  Links below.

Army of The Nameless (Ebook)

Army of The Nameless (Paperback)

The war continues… It’s been three standard years since The Battle of Bloody Eye and the Vrilkist War has ground to a stalemate. While The Imperial Confederation of Ertho readies for the long awaited counterstrike, The Black Lions are delegated to hunting down stray separatists in an effort to bring the agitators to justice, but these elite soldiers are eager to return to the “real” war against the Vrilkist. This holds especially true for Captain Coleman, whose hatred for the Vrilkist is tempered by the guilt he feels over the loss of Sabrina and his fallen comrades. Even so, the war has already taken a heavy toll on him physically and mentally, and he finds himself questioning how much more he can take. The future of the universe balances on the razor’s edge, and gale force winds are gathering in the distance.

And don't forget to pick up the book that started it all, now only $2.99 for the Ebook!


Children of The Forgotten (Ebook)

Children of The Forgotten (Paperback)

The Vrilkist, an advanced alien race bent on galactic conquest and annihilation, has been eating away at the borders of The Imperial Confederation of Ertho—an empire already plagued by rebel and separatists factions—in an ongoing war. The three-front conflict has left the empire short on fighters and material while the Vrilkist, in contrast, appear to have unlimited resources and firepower. Desperate, the empire gathers everything it has to launch a last ditch assault on the enemy. Success will buy the empire time to regroup and restock; failure will mean the end of everything. Cornelius Coleman, student, pugilist, loner, soon becomes a reluctant player within the larger scheme when he is conscripted to fight in the imperial forces. His journey will begin on Old Earth, but it will end very far away.

Happy reading! I love and appreciate all of you!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Army of The Nameless Out In Paperback!

Well now., just dropping in on this sopping Mother's Day to tell you peeps that Army of The Nameless is available in paperback right now and forever. Details below.

Army of The Nameless (Paperback)

The war continues… It’s been three standard years since The Battle of Bloody Eye and the Vrilkist War has ground to a stalemate. While The Imperial Confederation of Ertho readies for the long awaited counterstrike, The Black Lions are delegated to hunting down stray separatists in an effort to bring the agitators to justice, but these elite soldiers are eager to return to the “real” war against the Vrilkist. This holds especially true for Captain Coleman, whose hatred for the Vrilkist is tempered by the guilt he feels over the loss of Sabrina and his fallen comrades. Even so, the war has already taken a heavy toll on him physically and mentally, and he finds himself questioning how much more he can take. The future of the universe balances on the razor’s edge, and gale force winds are gathering in the distance.

And, as I always say, you really can't read Army of The Nameless without first reading the Children.

Children of The Forgotten (Ebook)

Children of The Forgotten (Paperback)

The Vrilkist, an advanced alien race bent on galactic conquest and annihilation, has been eating away at the borders of The Imperial Confederation of Ertho—an empire already plagued by rebel and separatists factions—in an ongoing war. The three-front conflict has left the empire short on fighters and material while the Vrilkist, in contrast, appear to have unlimited resources and firepower. Desperate, the empire gathers everything it has to launch a last ditch assault on the enemy. Success will buy the empire time to regroup and restock; failure will mean the end of everything. Cornelius Coleman, student, pugilist, loner, soon becomes a reluctant player within the larger scheme when he is conscripted to fight in the imperial forces. His journey will begin on Old Earth, but it will end very far away.

Army of The Nameless (Ebook) will be out this Tuesday, May 16th! But you can get it now for its preorder price of $4.99!

And yes, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all you good mother's of the world!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Army of The Nameless, Final Update (5/8)

Army of The Nameless is done! It needs one more read through but that's nothing. The book will be available for purchase next Tuesday, May 16th! Of course, if you want to save a few dollars, you'll pick it up (or download it) for it's pre-order price of $4.99. Links for it, and it's older bother, Children of The Forgotten, available below.

Children of The Forgotten (Kindle)

Children of The Forgotten (Print)

The Vrilkist, an advanced alien race bent on galactic conquest and annihilation, has been eating away at the borders of The Imperial Confederation of Ertho—an empire already plagued by rebel and separatists factions—in an ongoing war. The three-front conflict has left the empire short on fighters and material while the Vrilkist, in contrast, appear to have unlimited resources and firepower. 

Desperate, the empire gathers everything it has to launch a last ditch assault on the enemy. Success will buy the empire time to regroup and restock; failure will mean the end of everything. Cornelius Coleman, student, pugilist, loner, soon becomes a reluctant player within the larger scheme when he is conscripted to fight in the imperial forces. His journey will begin on Old Earth, but it will end very far away.

Army of The Nameless

The war continues…
It’s been three standard years since The Battle of Bloody Eye and the Vrilkist War has ground to a stalemate.
 

While The Imperial Confederation of Ertho readies for the long awaited counterstrike, The Black Lions are delegated to hunting down stray separatists in an effort to bring the agitators to justice, but these elite soldiers are eager to return to the “real” war against the Vrilkist.
 

This holds especially true for Captain Coleman, whose hatred for the Vrilkist is tempered by the guilt he feels over the loss of Sabrina and his fallen comrades. Even so, the war has already taken a heavy toll on him physically and mentally, and he finds himself questioning how much more he can take.
The future of the universe balances on the razor’s edge, and gale force winds are gathering in the distance.


And now for a little background funzies. I always like to hear about the development details behind a book or movie, so this is for those who like the same.

I started taking notes on what was then called "Coleman's War" back in 2013-14. I wanted to write a straight up war novel. Nothing fancy, no frills but plenty of thrills. I wanted it to be action-packed; to show what life is like in the "trenches" for those dying and killing in the name of one cause or another. I've been a student of the military all my life. I've read tens of millions of words on the subject, both fiction and non, and every genre in between. I've seen all the movies, all the documentaries, all the videos on Youtube. I even did a brief stint in the Army in the late '90s. So I have plenty of experience in which to write such a novel.

Specifically,  I wanted to write a military science-fiction novel set 3,000 yrs in the future and I wanted it to be "realistic". While I was taking notes I was also researching to death everything I wanted to put in the novel. If it couldn't be done in real life, it didn't make it in. I had to think about how much Earth and its people would've changed in 3,000 years. It wasn't easy. As far as technology goes, humans advance rather quickly, then have to evolve themselves before such technology can mesh seamlessly into our way of life.

When I was born in the late '70's we had UHF TVs, Rotary phones attached to cords,  the internet existed only to the government and big companies, VCR's were high-tech machines, and the first space shuttle hadn't even taken off yet. In the thirty+ years since, we've landed machines on other planets, comets, and asteroids, cell phones are more powerful than most stock desktops, and drones are delivering goods. It's not the Jetsons yet, but that's because humans still need to catch up to their inventions.

I took all this and wondered for many hours what a 3,000 year difference would look like. So the notes grew and with it the frills found their way into the story, along with the bells and whistles. My scope widened. I stared deep into the past and then far into the future and, from there, I spun a tale that would become a trilogy. Coleman's War became The New Empire Trilogy and Children of The Forgotten became the first installment.

True to my wishes I kept Children action-packed with a dusting of rich story and sprinkled with hints at the larger story to come.

Army of The Nameless is Children on steroids, as far as action goes, but infused with a massive does of story driven awesomeness. Things that were hinted at in Children are revealed more in Army. Even so, some of the mysteries spawned in Children deepen further in Army, to be finally revealed in Book 3. Though more clues will be uncovered in The Companion, coming May 2018. If nothing else, Jason J Sergi will be remembered for having never written a simple tale, even though he tried.

And that's the bare bones story of The New Empire Trilogy.

Now, after the final read, I'll take a break for a day or two then get busy on the next set of projects. I'll drop another line next Tuesday when Army is officially out.

Keep reading! I love you all! 


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Movie, Television, Video Game/Board Game, Foreign, and Merch Rights for sale!

The title says it all. I'm putting the Media, Language, and Merchandising rights up for sale on the open market. All my books that are currently in print are eligible and the stated rights belong to me. Pricing and fees are 100% negotiable. Large, Small, and Indie houses, producers, and manufacturers welcome from all over the world. Contact information and links below.

Agents also welcome!

All interested parties will receive a free PDF of any and all books before negotiations take place, unless otherwise specified. Any questions, feel free to contact me anytime.

Contact: Jason J Sergi

Eligible Books:

(Books will be removed from list when all rights for said book are sold or become otherwise  unavailable/Updated: 4/26/2017 )

Hero of Twilight: (Fantasy) available rights: Movie, TV, Foreign Language, Video/Board Game, and Merch.


The Vatters of Klon: (Sci-fi) available rights: Movie, TV, Foreign Language, Video/Board Game, and Merch.


Children of The Forgotten (New Empire Book One): (Sci-fi) available rights: Movie, TV, Foreign Language, Video/Board Game, and Merch.





Army of The Nameless (New Empire Book Two): (Sci-Fi) available rights: Movie, TV, Foreign Language, Video/Board Game, and Merch.


Crossroads (Faceless Doll Book 1): (Horror) available rights: Movie, TV, Foreign Language, Video/Board Game, and Merch.




Thursday, April 20, 2017

Army of The Nameless, Sample Chapter: 4-20 Friendly

Time for another sample chapter from Army of The Nameless! In this one, we meet a new character and get introduced to a new dreadnaught. And, yes, please note that the sample below is from the third draft and will more than likely differ from the final version.

Links and blurbs for both Army of The Nameless and Children of The Forgotten below, since you can't start one without first reading the other. (No worries: all sample chapters are free of major spoilers)

Children of The Forgotten (Kindle)

Children of The Forgotten (Print)

The Vrilkist, an advanced alien race bent on galactic conquest and annihilation, has been eating away at the borders of The Imperial Confederation of Ertho—an empire already plagued by rebel and separatists factions—in an ongoing war. The three-front conflict has left the empire short on fighters and material while the Vrilkist, in contrast, appear to have unlimited resources and firepower. 

Desperate, the empire gathers everything it has to launch a last ditch assault on the enemy. Success will buy the empire time to regroup and restock; failure will mean the end of everything. 

Cornelius Coleman, student, pugilist, loner, soon becomes a reluctant player within the larger scheme when he is conscripted to fight in the imperial forces. His journey will begin on Old Earth, but it will end very far away.

Army of The Nameless (preorder)

The war continues…

It’s been three standard years since The Battle of Bloody Eye and the Vrilkist War has ground to a stalemate.


While The Imperial Confederation of Ertho readies for the long awaited counterstrike, The Black Lions are delegated to hunting down stray separatists in an effort to bring the agitators to justice, but these elite soldiers are eager to return to the “real” war against the Vrilkist.


This holds especially true for Captain Coleman, whose hatred for the Vrilkist is tempered by the guilt he feels over the loss of Sabrina and his fallen comrades. Even so, the war has already taken a heavy toll on him physically and mentally, and he finds himself questioning how much more he can take.
The future of the universe balances on the razor’s edge, and gale force winds are gathering in the distance.




D-78

Commodore Howen stood in the observatory of the Central Dockyards of The Phantom Works complex, which was nestled deep within the Advanced Research and Development Center in The Hold System. He could barely contain his excitement as, out in the vacuum, a freshly-minted dreadnaught—his dreadnaught—was in the process of undocking to prepare for preliminary space trials.
The first of many planned, The Honor of Klandine was a thing of pure beauty. Where the current-but-archaic D-69’s were essentially massive wheels with thousands of spokes spreading from a central hub connecting to an outer ring, The Honor of Klandine, designated D-78, was a massive gold and white star with hundreds of varying points rising from its prolated center.
The older D-69’s central hub was topped by the Command Tower and was where the guts were housed, the Turboplaz engine, massive energy banks, generators, fresh water, heating elements, the near-light facilitator, and various storage bays. Howen had always hated the design—which had existed since before The Great Technology Gap, starting with the D-14—because it left the dreadnaught far too vulnerable to a single lethal hit. The design had been one of necessity, originally, having been derived from the first series of Tunnel Generators, before near-light travel existed. It’d been easier to transport the massive war machines back then, but now the design no longer made sense with the newer Tunnel Generators no longer needing to be connected to the vessels they sent down the Tunnels.
The spars and beams radiating from the central hubs of the D-69 were where the sleeping quarters, med-bays, escape pods, mess cabins, training bays, mechanic bays, and auxiliary storage bays were housed while the outer ring held the weapons stations, just waiting to take a hit from anyone willing to take the shot.
And now the surviving fleet of D-69’s were finally showing their age with constant breakdowns, radiation leaks, and a stark increase of CSPs (Catastrophic Spontaneous Implosions) due to weakening hulls.
If all that wasn’t bad enough, each dreadnaught was painted in the dullest gray The Empire could find. 
The Honor of Klandine, however, shown without a scratch or score mark to be seen, its hatches and armor plates glistening in the artificial light of The Hold System. The bridge and Command Station were kept safe within the base of a rear point while it’s vastly more powerful weapons were housed in shielded bays, her guts kept safe deep within her shielded core. The only thing she lacked was an anti-light facilitator but no imperial vessel that Howen knew of had such yet either.
She was aptly named, as well, since Howen’s last duty station had been The Klandine, when Howen had been but an under-captain as an Intelligence liaison. The Klandine was destroyed during The Third Battle of Klandine and Howen had been of the handful of survivors to find an escape pod. Many others hadn’t been so lucky, but they would be avenged.
The rank he held now was brevet only, but in time he would become a full Commodore and even beyond. But for right now he had only thoughts of revenge against the Vrilkist, and The Honor of Klandine will be the vehicle that helped him achieve it, figuratively and literally.
Soon, very soon.

Thanks for reading!