Episode 57 | Jacob Cooper

***GIVEAWAY: Jacob Cooper would like to give one person the chance to win a signed hardback copy of both of his novels: Altar of Influence: The Orsarian War and Circle of Reign (The Dying Lands Chronicle Book 1). To get registered, answering the following question in the comment section:

What was your favorite part from this episode?

This giveaway will run until Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Due to shipping costs, this giveaway is only open to those in the Continental United States. Good luck everyone.***

Jacob Cooper is an award-winning #1 bestselling author of The Dying Lands Chronicle. He writes fantasy and epic fantasy books. His first effort, Moon Monsters, was written when he faked sickness one day in first grade to stay home and write. This book received the acclaim of his parents and sits in a black 3-ringed binder somewhere in their basement.

The Dying Lands Chronicle is a planned trilogy in the epic fantasy genre. Book 1, Circle of Reign, marks Jacob’s first major effort on the fiction side of writing and won Gold for Best Fantasy in the international 2015 IPPY Awards. Circle of Reign is also a #1 Bestseller on Amazon and Audible for the Epic Fantasy and Sci-fi/Fantasy genres. The highly-rated prelude to the DLC, Altar of Influence: The Orsarian War, has also been released. Two short stories, The Red Grove and Remnants and Shadows, augment the two full-length novels respectively. Book 2 in the series, Song of Night, is expected to be released in 2017.

Aside from writing, Jacob is an accomplished percussionist, pianist, and composer. He enjoys power sports on land and water, as well as spending time with his family.

To learn more about Jacob Cooper and his books, visit his website.

You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

All of their books can be found on Amazon.


Two Truths & A Lie – 3:55
How Did Jacob Get Into Reading? – 8:54
Did He Start Writing Or Narrating Novels First? – 18:37
Has Narrating Books Helped Him With His Writing? – 21:47
Jacob talks about the inspiration and writing process of Circle Of Reigh? – 25:38
Synopsis Of Dying Lands Chronicles – 35:42
Jacob Reads An Excerpt From Circle Of Reign – 45:51
Fan Question from Kathleen Murphy (Do you plan to have another series after The Dying Lands trilogy? Are you going to stay with epic fantasy or will you explore another genre?) – 53:16
Creative Nonfiction – 55:43
Fan Question From Jennifer Thompson (As a self-published author, what steps do you feel you took that made you so successful? Looking back now, what steps do you wish you had taken?) – 1:00:36
He Answers The Famous Penguin Question – 1:14:28
Advice For Writing Or For Life – 1:16:00


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