Yesterday, author Matthew Vaughn posted this piece of Pax Titanus fan art on my Facebook timeline. Matthew is a kickass guy I met though the online bizarro community. He recently released The ADHD Vampire, a fun read that I reviewed right here on my blog.
Mr. Vaughn knows what’s up. As indies, we really only have each other. A rising tide raises all boats. Besides being an author, he is a tireless literary citizen, promoting the work of others with enthusiasm. Indie authors — It’s an ocean of books out there and only by supporting one another do we give our labors of love a chance to find readers and fans.
It was no surprise to me that he would take a moment of his life to sketch the big red guy himself. This excites me to no end…I have no shame in admitting that I love the Pax Titanus universe and all of its characters. Sure, I created them but I would be a fan even if I hadn’t.
Oh the things I want to do! I want to take this world so many places — I want comics and cartoons and more books and action figures and more books and movies and holographic simulations and games and t-shirts and stickers and who-knows-what-else. I have time and money and resources as challenges to face but I have many plans nonetheless.
In this first piece of fan art, I see a bright future and I am encouraged. For any of you who have bought my book, consider whipping up a little something. I will proudly display it here.