T. A. Bruno

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Today I hired a formatter to bring IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS over the finish line. Once her job is completed we are officially ready for Publish! I am so excited to bring this debut novel into the world, and I couldn’t have done it without a lot of help! I wanted to take a moment and thank everyone who has helped me during this quest to publish my debut novel. You… Read More

Things are really heating up! The proofreader is cruising along, and he will be delivering his edit within the next couple weeks. The cover has been revealed and the preliminary marketing has been rolling out (the trailer I made). I am eyeing a date in September for an official release. Preorder information will come soon. I want to thank everyone again for participating in the cover reveal contest. It was a fun… Read More

The cover has been revealed! The contest winners have been emailed their prizes. But don’t let that stop you from signing up for the email list! Staying on the mailing list makes you eligible for future contests and gives you first access information about the novel. Thank you everyone who participated in the event, we had a really good turn out. I appreciate all the support. With your help, IN THE ORBIT… Read More

In part one of this series, I went over what I discovered during the pre-planning stages of writing. In this part, I intend to tell you what I learned during the hike. I was very naive to word count. I knew I wanted to write a novel that was what I considered “novel length“, so I picked up a few of my favorite books and learned they were about 350 pages. I… Read More

I have always wanted to write a novel. When I was in third grade, I wrote a really bad novel that never got finished. When I was in junior high, I wrote two really bad novels that were basically Metal Gear fan fictions. So, as a thirty two year old, when I sat down to get started writing the novel I intend to publish this year, I had put some mistakes behind… Read More

I know it sounds crazy, book 1 hasn’t been published yet, but what did you expect me to do while the copy editor and book cover designer work their magic; twiddle my thumbs? Plus, thanks to COVID-19, I’m working from home in self quarantine. They say Shakespeare wrote King Lear while he was in similar circumstances. Book 2’s outline feels really good. When I started IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS, I planned… Read More

Things are just warming up around here. As of this writing, both the copy editor and book cover designer are working their magic, making this five year journey closer to reaching it’s finish line. When I was in Mrs. Tasker’s third grade class, I wrote a comic book called Space Explorers. It was an adventure series about my friends and I going on “space missions” across the galaxy, and ran for 16… Read More