A Dying Machine Novel Pre-order/Discussion Thread

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Re: A Dying Machine Novel Pre-order/Discussion Thread

Postby fix » Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:11 am

riemslag1 wrote:and I actually paid for 2 and did not get them (untill now) !?


Is your order shipped yet?

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Postby riemslag1 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:54 am

I had 2 orders for in total 3 books.
I ordered for 2 friends also.
The order of 1 book I received.
The order of 2 books I did not receive, also no shipping email received, and Fret12 does not reply to my queries..............................

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Postby Andy92 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:39 pm

facelessman07 wrote:Does the novel leave room open for a sequel?

I know this was a few days ago, but I just finished the book this evening, and yes it does. The epilogue leaves a pretty nice setup for a new story down the road. It’s a book that has a good conclusion in and of itself (no huge cliffhanger or anything), but he’s definitely left enough to keep building off of this story.

I thought it was a great read, especially for a first-time novel from a musician. The story is pretty engaging and I had fun reading it. I found the action/war scenes to be some of the more poorly written ones, but I could live with that because the characters were fun to connect with and the dialog between them was usually engaging. It’s a cool twist on a fairly common sci-fi trope, and I like what Mark did with the idea.
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Postby Lenishere » Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:40 am

Soooo...does anyone have a copy of the book they'd like to sell?? Haha I want to order it to read it but it's sold out :(

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Postby anguyen92 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:26 pm

^^ Speaking about that. At least, it's a good sign that the books are sold out. Last I heard though, Mark is still working with people to get a publishing deal for A Dying Machine. I guess once that's sorted, then more people can order the novel.

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Postby Andy92 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:51 pm

anguyen92 wrote:^^ Speaking about that. At least, it's a good sign that the books are sold out. Last I heard though, Mark is still working with people to get a publishing deal for A Dying Machine. I guess once that's sorted, then more people can order the novel.

I’m assuming they’d have the option for Fret12 to have more printed to sell, but he seems to be using the first edition print of the book to show to other publishers as a way of saying, “if you sign me, I already have an audience that will buy.” Then the book publisher could give him better promotion to introduce a new audience.
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Re: A Dying Machine Novel Pre-order/Discussion Thread

Postby Agneska » Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:59 am

Hi All! I am brand new here. ^^ After reading this topic I would like to share my experience with my order as well.
I ordered the novel – album bundle on the 1st September, and I received the envelope today, the 6th November (I am in Europe).
I was so happy to receive it as I was waiting for it literally every day, but unfortunately I can’t be entirely happy. I did not receive the CD, the package contains the book, the signed book cover card and two stickers. If I know correctly, besides the CD there should have been a guitar pick as well, but it’s also missing.
I already sent an e-mail to the Fret12 team with my problem, but I am not sure what to expect. I really hope it can be sorted out, I so wanted to have the CD with my package as well…
Although of course I am very happy to have the book at least. ^^
I would like to check with you whether anyone had the same experience?

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Re: A Dying Machine Novel Pre-order/Discussion Thread

Postby Jaded Rescue » Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:33 pm

I would love it if Fret 12 could at least just release this in an E-book form on Amazon / Barnes & Noble. Couldn't be that hard to distribute something like that. There's no physical media involved to pay for!

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Re: A Dying Machine Novel Pre-order/Discussion Thread

Postby riemslag1 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:36 pm

Hello Agneska, welcome over here !
Don’t worry !
My experience with the customer service of Fret12 is that they will solve any problem you report concerning received orders. Since they introduced the ticket-system it might take a little bit longer, but they will reply for sure !

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Re: A Dying Machine Novel Pre-order/Discussion Thread

Postby Agneska » Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:23 pm

Thank you for your reply and the warm welcome, riemslag1! Indeed, they replied already that they will post the CD, and I received the order confirmation e-mail as well. Great customer care! ^^


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