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Easier RPG Publishing [DriveThruRPG Edition 2024]


Easier RPG Publishing 2024

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This book was born out of the Pocketquest game jam. That is an annual game jam intended to bring new people into publishing. I found myself sharing many of the lessons that I have learned the hard way to help people get the best start they can in this industry.

Someone made a joke that I should write this book as part of my little white 'easier' book series, and I thought, why not?

The chances of you making your living from writing for RPGs are slim to non-existent. Doubly so if you are an American*, but the chances of you making a noticeable difference to your quality of life are high. 

The contents are correct as of January 2024, and I have committed to updating this book as the DriveThruRPG site evolves, bugs get resolved, new bugs get introduced, and the long-awaited new website and publisher tools will become available.

*Free or low-cost healthcare, education, and state pensions make a huge difference to how much you really need to earn to survive.




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Craig S January 03, 2024 4:33 pm UTC
Will there be a POD option for this in the future?
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Peter R January 03, 2024 5:36 pm UTC
I have been making notes about a 2024 update.
What would be more useful? Regular annual updates, or a printed version, or both?
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Craig S January 04, 2024 5:58 am UTC
Depending on how much changes. If a lot changes, then updates are better. If little changes, then POD is better. I'm going to buy several copies of the POD so it's easier for me to on board people into what I'm doing. There's just something about the feel of paper that I love. This book is one of the few books I have to have multiply copies of for myself, nothing like reading it so much that you wear it out, it's so good!
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Peter R January 04, 2024 10:49 am UTC
I prepared the POD interior files yesterday, I am just making the cover. I will POD this version and then that will give me some more time to work on 2024.
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Craig S January 05, 2024 8:40 pm UTC
I'll keep an eye out for the POD version, thank you so very much!
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Peter R January 16, 2024 4:24 pm UTC
OK, so I set up the POD and I am still waiting for the proof to arrive. In the meantime, I have reworked this title for 2024. If you already have the PDF, check your library and you should be able to download the updated PDF.
As soon as the 2023 Proof arrives, I will upload the 2024 print files and you should have POD available sometime in February.
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Craig S January 16, 2024 8:29 pm UTC
I'm excited to see the changes (I purchased the PDF some time ago) and to get my hands on a POD version as that will make things a lot easier.
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