This is a topic that rears its head from time to time in the writing community, and it was recently reignited on Twitter after a creative writing teacher told one of his students the below. https://twitter.com/26LetterWorlds/status/1152001467647004672 Yikes. Not only is this bad advice, it's downright harmful and discouraging to the community at large. Though it… Continue reading The Worst Writing Advice I Ever Received
Over Memorial Day weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at WisCon 43. While there, I also worked as a vendor, peddling my books and chatting with other conference-goers. One such conference-goer was artist A D'Amico, who snagged a copy of Imminent Dawn (yay!) and also took a moment to pass along a sample of her portfolio. I… Continue reading It’s Here! Mourning Dove Character Art
I'm excited to announce I'll be headed to Chicago this October for my first author event outside the state of Wisconsin! On October 16th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at The Book Cellar, you can join me and other area authors for this reading and signing event. I very much look forward to it! If you… Continue reading R.R. Campbell Comes to Chicago!
On the longest day of the year, my wife and I set off on a westward trek across five states and countless cities. From La Crosse to Rochester to Sioux Falls to Gilette to Missoula (and so many places in between), we took in the wildlife, played 90s Trivial Pursuit, and listened to the Hamilton soundtrack ad nauseam.… Continue reading What I Learned About Writing by Not Writing in Montana
I had a blast at last night's Books and Beer event in Columbus, Wisconsin. Thanks to everyone who attended, to author Valerie Biel for organizing the event, and to Cercis Brewing Company for hosting. This was the final stop of the EMPATHY spring tour, but I'm already adding new events for this summer! Be sure… Continue reading EMPATHY on Tour – Thank You, Books and Beer!
There may be one event left in my spring tour, but I'm already looking forward to events this late summer and fall, including this newly announced stop at Mighty Con in Madison, Wisconsin on August 4th, 2019. You can find full details about the conference here, and don't forget to RSVP that you'll be swinging by… Continue reading Coming Soon: R.R. Campbell at Mighty Con – Madison
It hasn't been especially long since I've provided an update on the series, but there have definitely been a few developments in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, so let's explore! Audiobooks! I'm working on it, trust me. After feedback from a number of people at WisCon in May, it seems there really is a decent demand… Continue reading EMPATHY Series – June Updates
You read it here first; signed copies of the books in the EMPATHY series are now available to readers beyond the borders of the United States! In Canada? Got you covered. Australia? No problem. Mexico? Austria? Brazil? You know it. Now readers everywhere can get their hands on signed copies of the story of art-school… Continue reading EMPATHY Goes International!
It's been more than six months since I last provided an update on the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, and with book one, Imminent Dawn, having debuted as the number one new release in LGBT sci-fi and book two, Mourning Dove, making it into readers' hands as of a little more than three weeks ago, now feels like a good… Continue reading Updates on the EMPATHY Sci-Fi Saga
NOTE: If you haven't finished reading Imminent Dawn and want to avoid spoilers, read no further.