Category Archives: The Unexpected Traveler

My Amazon Author Page is Up and Running

Amazon provides a web page for all of its authors (who want it) and mine is at www.amazon.com/author/davidcasler. Check it out! It has a list of all the books I have on Kindle.

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The Unexpected Traveler: Background on the Story

Continuing my “behind the scenes” story, in this video I discuss basic themes in the book and a little more about the story. I also introduce some of the drawings from the book. You can visit the book’s page here, … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on What Makes a Novel

As part of a larger interview about The Unexpected Traveler, I muse on what makes a novel.

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Researching Background for The Unexpected Traveler

I had to do lots of research to write The Unexpected Traveler. Here I talk with interviewer Brett Pfister about the research process for swordsmanship and archery. See also a previous video about trying my hand at archery and the … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Traveler: Characterization

Author Dave Casler discusses characterization, using his new novel The Unexpected Traveler as a point in hand. Enjoy this “behind the scenes” look at how the story came together. The book is available on Kindle at this link, and you … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Traveler In Depth: The Maps

My original maps were pencil sketches. Accomplished artist Brett Pfister turned these into works of art. Learn more about the mapmaking by viewing this 7-1/2 minute video. See the project page for The Unexpected Traveler here. Brett’s personal website is … Continue reading

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Down and Back Again: Twists at Amazon

Whew! Glad I caught it early! Somehow my new novel, The Unexpected Traveler, had slipped back to “draft” status on Amazon Kindle. That has been fixed and now the book is again available. The URL is http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007ZW4ZH0. Please do buy … Continue reading

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Published! The Unexpected Traveler is on Kindle!

I just pushed the button—The Unexpected Traveler should be on Kindle within 12 to 24 hours. I set the introductory price at $2.99. Check it out! Click here to go to the book’s page on the Amazon website. Be sure … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Traveler is Finished!

The Unexpected Traveler is now on Kindle for only $2.99. Click here to go to the book’s page on Amazon. I’m thinking of doing a YouTube video to celebrate its release. Stay tuned! It’ll be on the davecasler video channel. … Continue reading

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Progress on The Unexpected Traveler

My latest fantasy project is The Unexpected Traveler. It’s a fantasy epic action-adventure set in its own fantasy world, replete with elves, dwarves, faeries, sprites, gnomes, eagles, and dragons, all of whom are sentient creatures. See details at The Unexpected … Continue reading

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