About gotangst

David J. Pedersen is a native of Racine, WI who resides in his home town Kansas City, MO. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He has worked in sales, management, retail, video and film production, and IT. David has run 2 marathons, climbed several 14,000 foot mountains and marched in Thee University of Wisconsin Marching Band. He is a geek and a fanboy that enjoys carousing, picking on his wife and kids, playing video games, and slowly muddling through his next novel.

Listen to the Novel! Entriss Online Audiobook Pre-Order

2021-08-22T01:46:22-05:00August 22nd, 2021|Audiobooks, New Release|

I am excited to announce that my LitRPG novel, Entriss Online, is being released as an audiobook through Audible. This is the first time I've worked with Podium Audio, and it's been a great experience.  The performance by Alex Knox is exceptional and you can preorder it now! Check out the preview below or [...]

Apps I Use To Write And Publish Books – Plottr, Scrivener and Vellum

2021-07-26T00:56:33-05:00July 26th, 2021|David|

You’ll find lots of tools out there to help you write books, and there is no wrong way to do it. Below you will find three apps that I use as a part of my writing and publishing workflow. Plottr, Scrivener, and Vellum. I've included brief descriptions of what the application does, and something [...]

Apps I Use To Write And Publish Books – Things and Evernote

2021-07-19T09:14:21-05:00July 19th, 2021|David, Writing|

You’ll find lots of tools out there to help you write books, and there is no wrong way to do it. Below you will find two apps that I use as a part of my writing and publishing workflow. Things and Evernote. I've included brief descriptions of what the application does, and something I [...]

Win A Kindle Paperwhite – All Books On Sale

2021-06-06T11:01:13-05:00June 6th, 2021|Books, Promotions|

It's my birthday month, and I'm kicking off the celebration with a book promotion and a contest. Not only can you get all of my books on sale, you could win a Kindle Paperwhite! My books are all on sale now at Amazon from June 6th - June 13th! Entriss Online is on sale [...]

Virtual Virtual Room Party

2021-07-13T08:53:35-05:00June 3rd, 2021|Cons, David, Muses, Team|

Demicon is an amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy convention hosted in Des Moines, IA every spring. We’ve had a vendor table at the con since 2014. This year we wanted to do something different and put in a request to host a room party. When Demicon announced they had to go virtual, they offered [...]

Some Good News… Eventually

2021-07-13T08:55:42-05:00February 27th, 2021|Audiobooks, David, Writing|

It Started As One Of Those Weeks The great Midwest deepfreeze of 2021 thawed overnight. It was suddenly a balmy 65 and warm enough to pull my car out of the garage. After a frustrating day of tech consultant troubleshooting I needed the distraction of a small project. All I wanted [...]