2 Books. 1 Subject. 2 Authors. 2 Fierce Stories. And Victories.

“He got the job. He got the girl. He got the diagnosis. Son of a…” — The Half Book by Dan Duffy tells his story, full of unexpected humor, love and victory in his battle with testicular cancer.  “You are weak; you are weary, and your spirit is broken. Your opponent is stronger than...

Dan Duffy

The Half Book. He got the job. He got the girl. He got the diagnosis. Son of a… Dan Duffy was twenty-nine when he heard the worst three words imaginable: “you have cancer.” Testicular. Stage three. His life became equal parts fear and anger, with a dash of stupidity for flavor. From systematically...

Award-Winning Author and Journalist Michael J. Totten Joins Lucky Bat Books

Welcome, Michael J. Totten! The team at Lucky Bat Books is thrilled to announce that editor, book marketer, journalist and writer Michael Totten is onboard as managing editor. He’s working with fiction and nonfiction writers, putting his prodigious talents and skills to use in today’s publishing...

See You at the NW Book Festival? We Hope So!

Love books? Love writing? Love meeting authors? Curious about how Lucky Bat Books chooses its authors and publishes books? Let’s talk. — Drop by the 7th Annual NW Book Festival on Saturday, July 25, from 11 to 5 pm. Meet Lucky Bat Books managing editors Dayle Dermatis and Sarah Hoggatt. Ask...

Dorothy Black Crow

Author of The Handless Maiden and Belonging to the Black Crows An award-winning poet, fiction writer and former professor of literature at Oglala Lakota College and the University of Michigan, author Dorothy Black Crow explores the reality of life on the Pine Ridge Reservation, from her own experience as a...

Never Not Broken released in Print!

In Never Not Broken, Yvette Cantu Schneider descends into the abyss of her own psyche after her young daughter’s leukemia diagnosis. Desperate for relief from ceaseless panic, she sees a psychotherapist who introduces her to guided imagery meditation to heal trauma. Over the course of her daughter’s...

Live the Writer’s Life – Live the Wufu.

We offer you our Wufu, the Chinese symbol for the five happinesses: Health, Wealth, Long Life, Good Luck, and Tranquility. Submit your fiction and nonfiction to Lucky Bat Books and begin your writer’s journey. See how we do it here. Share the...

Kim Headlee

Author of Arthurian and Historical Romances Kim Headlee  has been researching the Arthurian Legends for more than four decades. “I hope to make this the thrust of my novel-length fiction for as long as I can get away with it!” she says.  Lucky Bat Books is proud to be her publisher for the...

Birth of a Beautiful Book Cover

Listen in as book cover artist and fiction writer develop a fantasy cover. By Judith Harlan. We work with several terrific artists and lots of talented writers, and one of the most fascinating aspects of publishing for me is the design and creation of the book cover. Arguably, a cover is huge – in...

What We Learned in 2012 – For a Happy 2013

Publishing Notes from the Lucky Bat Books Team We’re approaching the end of a year, beginning of a new one, and what did we learn in 2012? What’s going to matter in 2013? It takes a team—a highly professional and accomplished team—to create a successful Lucky Bat Books. When Cindie and I...

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