Dean Kutzler is creating a new Space Opera
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I'm Dean Kutzler, author of the bestselling Jack Elliot Thriller series. While I love me some good thrillers, I grew up devouring all sorts of sci-fi, space operas in particular. I used to run around my Mom's kitchen yelling, "I'm givin' her all she's got, Captain!" Or, when I'd finally snapped her last nerve and she was heading at me with the "shoe" Warp Factor 10 I'd yell, "Beam me up, Scottie!"

It's a New Frontier for me! So, naturally, with all those shows in my head, I figured I'd been trained properly to write in the genre. I can't tell you how excited that I had this epiphany! I love writing my thrillers, twisted in hidden historical facts that I just love digging up, but, come on! We're talking sci-fi! I'm a kid, all over again and I hope you take this journey into the not-so-final frontier with me! Read on to see the details.

Being new to the genre, most of my thriller fans aren't interested in sci-fi space operas like I am. I still shed tears over the cancellation of Firefly—and don't even get me started about Dark Matter! It seemed like once I found an alternate universe I could live in, those danged Producer Gods would take it away! Star Trek and Star Wars just don't put out often enough to keep me happily buried in the stars!

I needed a world that I could escape to, and count on being there. What better way to do that than to create my own?

Instead of scaring away my thriller fans who really love Jack Elliot, I thought it would be a great idea to find some new peeps that were onboard with my quest, who really enjoy a good romp in space. Patreon seemed like the best place to launch that ship!

I wanted this to be hella-affordable for readers that join my journey. As a Space Cadet, you'll get to join the Scarab Reign for $2.50 a month! You'll be able to read the entire trilogy for just $10!
This is a journey, not a space pirate hit!

If you come along for the entire space flight, the total of the three books will end up costing you $10.00, over 30% savings when the books actually launch elsewhere at booksellers! And if you are quick to check my rewards section and get in before a limited number of people, you'll have a good chance at getting your name in the acknowledgments page of the books AND a copy of all three personalized paperbacks for FREE! That's $45 worth of paperbacks for the cost of $10! 

"I'd buy that for a dollar! "

I'll be officially launching The Scarab Reign Trilogy in the Spring of 2018. Once that happens the trilogy journey of this series will be over and it will come down.

If all goes well and you guys like the new world I've created, I'll be doing another 3 books that same way I did these, so my patrons will get to continue in the world. (Remember what I said earlier about needing an escape? Help me do it! I promise not to leave you hanging.)

That being said, I will publish a new chapter each week up until mid-April. After that point due to Amazon's exclusivity program, I'll be required to take this trilogy down. If all goes well here, I can take it out of the program so new cadets can sign up and experience the journey you're about to go on, instead of paying full price at Amazon. But for you guys that have already joined, you can look forward to the next saga!

I've started using a wonderful service called Bookfunnel. They offer just any format you can think of so you'll be able to read The Scarab Reign on whatever device you normally read on. Don't worry! The Peeps at Bookfunnell are super helpful if you have questions, which I doubt you will. The process is really simple, seriously. The spell it out for you and off round-the-clock support!

There are a few reasons. I've been kicking this idea around the stars for quite some time. The problem was I didn't have a project that would fit nicely and benefit readers until now!

Also, as an author, I'm mainly exclusive with Amazon. This is a common author thing that most of us are trying to break. Amazon, while being one of the greatest buy options for readers and also a good platform for writers, it can be frustrating for reasons I won't bore you with. I'll just say that we've all had that "boss" in our careers that we wished we hadn't had! I know all you hard-working folks know what I'm talking about. 

And...this is just plain old fun!!! I've really enjoyed doing this and I hope you really enjoy participating!

Happy Reading Everyone! I'll see ya in The Scarab Reign!
Tiers
Space Cadet
$2.50 or more per month
Just want to see what the Scarab Reign is all about without committing? Choose this option. The reward is getting to read all three books before they're available anywhere else for just $10!
Ensign
$3.25 or more per month only 15 left
($13 total) The next 15 people to reach Ensign tier status after all the Commanders and Number Ones from the first two tiers have successfully claimed their spots will receive an honorary spot on the acknowledgments page (if they choose) along with getting all the chapters of the trilogy on here at a greatly reduced price!
Numer One
$3.50 or more per month only 10 left
($14 total) The next 10 people to reach Number One tier status after the five commanders from the first tier have successfully claimed their spots will receive an honorary spot on the acknowledgments page (if they choose) along with getting all the chapters of the trilogy on here at an immense discount from the original price, plus the choice of one signed book!
Commander
$3.75 or more per month only 4 left
($15 total) The first 5 people to reach Commander status tier will not only receive my complete Space Opera Trilogy on here in chapters each month but also signed trade paperbacks of ALL three! To boot, they'll also have the option of getting their names mentioned on the acknowledgments page in both ebook and print, to be immortalized for all time!
Goals
$3 of $500 per month
This is to help cover the cost of expensive cover art. (I've got big plans for the covers AND the free website to come.) I'm really good at creating covers and art, but, 'I'm a writer Jim, not a graphic artist!' so I think it's best to leave this to the pros.

The fun part for you as a patron is that you'll have a direct hand in helping create a cover that has a potential of reaching thousands of fans when the book is officially launched.

As a super huge reward for a bunch of lucky space-faring patrons, I'll be mentioning their names in the acknowledgments page of both the ebook and physical copies. You'll be in print out there in the world forever! (Unless they don't want the recognition that is, of course! Totally up to them!)

Check out the rewards section - these spots will go quick! I'm not sure how many more I can do once the program is underway, so don't miss out! Some will be able to get copies of ALL three books! It's a NEBULA of a deal!
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I'm Dean Kutzler, author of the bestselling Jack Elliot Thriller series. While I love me some good thrillers, I grew up devouring all sorts of sci-fi, space operas in particular. I used to run around my Mom's kitchen yelling, "I'm givin' her all she's got, Captain!" Or, when I'd finally snapped her last nerve and she was heading at me with the "shoe" Warp Factor 10 I'd yell, "Beam me up, Scottie!"

It's a New Frontier for me! So, naturally, with all those shows in my head, I figured I'd been trained properly to write in the genre. I can't tell you how excited that I had this epiphany! I love writing my thrillers, twisted in hidden historical facts that I just love digging up, but, come on! We're talking sci-fi! I'm a kid, all over again and I hope you take this journey into the not-so-final frontier with me! Read on to see the details.

Being new to the genre, most of my thriller fans aren't interested in sci-fi space operas like I am. I still shed tears over the cancellation of Firefly—and don't even get me started about Dark Matter! It seemed like once I found an alternate universe I could live in, those danged Producer Gods would take it away! Star Trek and Star Wars just don't put out often enough to keep me happily buried in the stars!

I needed a world that I could escape to, and count on being there. What better way to do that than to create my own?

Instead of scaring away my thriller fans who really love Jack Elliot, I thought it would be a great idea to find some new peeps that were onboard with my quest, who really enjoy a good romp in space. Patreon seemed like the best place to launch that ship!

I wanted this to be hella-affordable for readers that join my journey. As a Space Cadet, you'll get to join the Scarab Reign for $2.50 a month! You'll be able to read the entire trilogy for just $10!
This is a journey, not a space pirate hit!

If you come along for the entire space flight, the total of the three books will end up costing you $10.00, over 30% savings when the books actually launch elsewhere at booksellers! And if you are quick to check my rewards section and get in before a limited number of people, you'll have a good chance at getting your name in the acknowledgments page of the books AND a copy of all three personalized paperbacks for FREE! That's $45 worth of paperbacks for the cost of $10! 

"I'd buy that for a dollar! "

I'll be officially launching The Scarab Reign Trilogy in the Spring of 2018. Once that happens the trilogy journey of this series will be over and it will come down.

If all goes well and you guys like the new world I've created, I'll be doing another 3 books that same way I did these, so my patrons will get to continue in the world. (Remember what I said earlier about needing an escape? Help me do it! I promise not to leave you hanging.)

That being said, I will publish a new chapter each week up until mid-April. After that point due to Amazon's exclusivity program, I'll be required to take this trilogy down. If all goes well here, I can take it out of the program so new cadets can sign up and experience the journey you're about to go on, instead of paying full price at Amazon. But for you guys that have already joined, you can look forward to the next saga!

I've started using a wonderful service called Bookfunnel. They offer just any format you can think of so you'll be able to read The Scarab Reign on whatever device you normally read on. Don't worry! The Peeps at Bookfunnell are super helpful if you have questions, which I doubt you will. The process is really simple, seriously. The spell it out for you and off round-the-clock support!

There are a few reasons. I've been kicking this idea around the stars for quite some time. The problem was I didn't have a project that would fit nicely and benefit readers until now!

Also, as an author, I'm mainly exclusive with Amazon. This is a common author thing that most of us are trying to break. Amazon, while being one of the greatest buy options for readers and also a good platform for writers, it can be frustrating for reasons I won't bore you with. I'll just say that we've all had that "boss" in our careers that we wished we hadn't had! I know all you hard-working folks know what I'm talking about. 

And...this is just plain old fun!!! I've really enjoyed doing this and I hope you really enjoy participating!

Happy Reading Everyone! I'll see ya in The Scarab Reign!

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Tiers
Space Cadet
$2.50 or more per month
Just want to see what the Scarab Reign is all about without committing? Choose this option. The reward is getting to read all three books before they're available anywhere else for just $10!
Ensign
$3.25 or more per month only 15 left
($13 total) The next 15 people to reach Ensign tier status after all the Commanders and Number Ones from the first two tiers have successfully claimed their spots will receive an honorary spot on the acknowledgments page (if they choose) along with getting all the chapters of the trilogy on here at a greatly reduced price!
Numer One
$3.50 or more per month only 10 left
($14 total) The next 10 people to reach Number One tier status after the five commanders from the first tier have successfully claimed their spots will receive an honorary spot on the acknowledgments page (if they choose) along with getting all the chapters of the trilogy on here at an immense discount from the original price, plus the choice of one signed book!
Commander
$3.75 or more per month only 4 left
($15 total) The first 5 people to reach Commander status tier will not only receive my complete Space Opera Trilogy on here in chapters each month but also signed trade paperbacks of ALL three! To boot, they'll also have the option of getting their names mentioned on the acknowledgments page in both ebook and print, to be immortalized for all time!