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

It's official!! ONE GOOD DRAGON DESERVES ANOTHER is out today!

Aug 1st, 9:16am
The wait is over!One Good Dragon Deserves Another, the sequel to Nice Dragons Finish Last is now out! You can buy the ebook from, read it for free as a member of Kindle Unlimited, or try out a sample on my website.FINALLY!You can also preorder the Audible audiobook edition, which comes out in October! A HUGE thank you to everyone who preordered the book, You guys are amazing!!... Read More

7 Posts to Help You Use Hooks Better

Jul 31st, 10:34am
Hi everyone, this is Travis. I realized that we have a lot of new readers lately. If you want to be a better writer, there's years of materials here on Pretentious Title to dig through!But no one likes digging through years of old posts. So, to help you all out, I've put together a quick link round up of some of Rachel's most popular How To writing posts. Today's topic is: the Hook. What... Read More

Writing Wednesdays: How To Plot A Series Without Driving Yourself Insane (Part 2)

Jul 29th, 12:39pm
Eeeeee!!! We're at T minus 3 days from the launch of One Good Dragon Deserves Another! I can not wait for you guys to read this book! The ever-awesome Mihir already reviewed it for Fantasy Book Critic and he loved it, so I'm now 100% confident you guys will, too! SO EXCITED!!Also, Audible has started recording for the audio edition, and it should be out in October. They got the same narrator as bo... 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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"This book kicked ass, I loved the main characters, the mystery, the setting, the plot twists, I JUST LOVED IT! Perfect light sci-fi. If you like space stuff that isn't that complicated but highly entertaining, I give two thumbs up!" - Felicia Day on Fortune's Pawn

"I loved this book! So helpful!" - Courtney Milan, NYT Bestselling Author on 2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love

"A romp of a lighthearted fantasy starring an absolutely darling rogue." - Publisher's Weekly on The Legend of Eli Monpress Omnibus