Nice Dragons Finish Last

"A deliriously smart and funny beginning to a new urban fantasy series about dragons in the ruins of Detroit...inventive, uproariously clever, and completely un-put-down-able!" - SF Signal

Writing Wednesdays: Strong Prose

Sep 2nd, 11:47am
So I got a really awesome question through Facebook (follow me! It's cool!) about prose, and since this is a subject I don't believe I've ever touched on here at Pretentious Title, I thought it would make a great Writing Wednesday!Here's the question in question:Tom Shreeve asks,"Hi Rachel, I've been enjoying your blog for a while. What are your tips on writing strong prose? As much as I plan the ... Read More

Let's Talk (Someone Else's) Numbers! Is $500,000 the New Midlist?

Aug 31st, 11:56am
Guys, this is going to be a crazy huge and awesome post. But first and quickly, some old business:Nice Dragons Finish Last was the Audible Daily Deal last Saturday, and I hit #1 on all of Audible! I even out sold The Martian for, like, 5 hours, and it's all thanks to you guys. Thank you SO MUCH for being my readers/listeners! The sequel, One Good Dragon Deserves Another comes out in audi... Read More

NDFL is today's Audible Daily Deal!!

Aug 29th, 4:29am
You know you want to hear Bob in all his glory!Until midnight tonight, you can get the (incredibly well done) audio edition of NICE DRAGONS FINISH LAST for a mere $3.95! At 13+ hours of audio, that's less than half a penny per minute. Can't beat that!So if you haven't given the audio edition a try, go check it out. I love it, and I think you will, too!Thanks, and I'll be back with a real blog post... Read More

"For all lovers of urban fantasy, this book will be a welcome addition to their shelves. Rachel Aaron brings her charismatic humor and superb characterization to this story while also developing a very unique world" - Fantasy Book Critic on Nice Dragons Finish Last

"Super fun, fast paced, urban fantasy full of heart, and plenty of magic, charm and humor to spare, this self published gem was one of my favorite discoveries this year!" - The Midnight Garden on Nice Dragons Finish Last

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