Land of Szornyek

Welcome to Land of Szornyek, a post-apocalyptic world filled with monsters. This YA serial is currently being released one segment at a time on Patreon. Click here to learn more

Book 1: Tentacles and Teeth

The apocalypse wasn’t what anyone expected—no rising flood waters, no zombies, no nuclear bombs. Instead, monsters. Their sudden invasion left the world in shatters, and now, decades later, all that’s left of human civilization are a few nomadic bands struggling to survive off the land. Askari was born to this world, and fights, lives, and survives alongside the community that raised her. But when she breaks one too many of the community’s rules, her punishment is severe: leave.

Armed with her bow and blade, Askari sets off alone, guided only by a map and the promise that if she can find a book hidden in a nearby town, then she can return. But what can one person do alone in such a harsh, violent landscape? How will she survive?

Askari faces a challenge that will force her to learn not only about the world she lives in, but question what she believes about herself.

How You Can Read It

Join us over on Patreon for access to each chapter, once a month; monster drawings, desktop backgrounds, postcards, and posters; discussion and conversation about the book; early hard copy versions of the book, and more. You can sign up for as little as $1 (charged each time a chapter is released): 

  • $1 Patrons: get access to the community, exclusive content, and digital copies of each chapter as they are completed. 
  • $2 Patrons: rewards from lower tiers, plus a monster desk-top background every month.
  • $5 Patrons: rewards from lower tiers, plus a monster postcard in the mail every month. 
  • $10 Patrons: rewards from lower tiers, plus an audio version of each chapter every month. 
  • $25 Patrons: rewards from lower tiers, plus a signed 11" x 14" poster of each monster, signed. 
  • $35 Patrons: rewards from lower tiers, plus a collectible printed hard copy of the chapter.

Want to learn more? 

Watch this video, and contact me with any questions you might have!

Thanks for watching! I hope to see you over on Patreon!

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