Blog: January 2017


As promised, this is the place to come for Skull Island eXpeditions surprises! Today, we debut the much-anticipated cover for the upcoming novel, Godless, book 1 in the Faith & Fire series! Art by the ever-magnificent Néstor Ossandón!



When the shock wears off, feel free to mourn amongst yourselves! 

Douglas Seacat Interview Part 2

Doug Seacat

Doug Seacat’s long history of working in the Iron Kingdoms has resulted in a wealth of fiction that will soon see publication with Skull Island eXpeditions (this spring). In preparation for this awesome release, Doug offers some insights into what’s coming and what he still sees in his future endeavors while writing the tales of western Immoren and beyond...

Q: Of those in the upcoming collection, which one are you most excited to see promoted on Skull Island?

Douglas Seacat Interview Part 1

Long known for his incredible knowledge of the Iron Kingdoms setting—and quite a few lands beyond western Immoren—Doug Seacat has an incredible number of short stories to his credit, some of which haven’t seen the light of day in years…if ever. Skull Island eXpeditions is compiling a wealth of these stories for release this spring, and Doug took some time out of his schedule (hint: he’s been working on a special project due in June!) to answer some questions about the upcoming collection!

Skull Island: How long have you been writing fiction in the Iron Kingdoms?

INTERVIEW: Author Orrin Grey Brings the Protectorate to Skull Island!

Orrin GreyAuthor Orrin Grey is getting ready to dive in to put the finishing touches on his forthcoming novel Godless, the first book in the Fire & Faith series, but before he heads east to immerse himself in the lands of the Protectorate once more, we got him to answer a quick six questions about his new book! And this author photo really is what Orrin looks like, we swear.  (And if you’re going to talk smack about the Protectorate, it’s best to not have your photo floating around anyway. —Ed.) 

BREAKING SKULL ISLAND NEWS: Protectorate Novel Update!

First draft is in! Author Orrin Grey has finished round one of the upcoming Protectorate of Menoth novel, and as we work with him to get the polished manuscript ready for editing and print, it’s time to give you a quick sneak peek to whet your appetitefor Skull Island’s first full-length Protectorate novel, Godless (Book 1 of the Fire & Faith Series). In this key passage, Tristan Durant has a dark vision that will drive the rest of the novel… 


First Drafts

If you’re making a point of reading this blog, I bet you’re hoping for some inside scoop, and as the publisher, I’m fortunate enough to have that info to give you. And while we want to maintain a certain element of surprise for when we release books, I want to share with you an update on a project we’re working on right now…

Matt Wilson, Matt Goetz, Zach Parker, Aeryn Rudel, Doug Seacat, and I have all completed our first drafts of novellas with shared characters to be combined into one fantastic anthology slated for release next summer, just in time to tie in with the release of the new Faction at Lock & Load GameFest 2017!