Collective Inkwell is the home to best selling authors Sean Platt and David Wright.

Recently Published Books.

Take an adventure. Face a fear. Think big. We've got something for every mood. Take your pick:

Dark Crossings

From the creators of the groundbreaking post-apocalyptic series Yesterday’s Gone, and the vampire thriller Available Darkness, comes six unforgettable short stories, daring you to experience the darkness of their worlds.

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When Scott Dawson’s wife, Holly, disappears, leaving her family at the brink of bankruptcy, the last thing Scott expects is a helping hand from nowhere, a rich and never before mentioned Uncle Alastair.

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Latest Blog Posts.

We’ve produced books, podcasts, and videos all with the goal of picking apart and sharing everything we’ve done, and we love to share. You can read our insights here:

Is This a Turning Point in Self-Publishing?

To anyone with an Internet connection and a love of literature, it’s obvious that self-publishing is the future of the book industry.

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This is Why the Smarter Artist is Important

You know what I always wanted to be, ever since I was a kid? A storyteller. Not just a writer, but a teller of stories.

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Nine Indie Publishing Lessons We Learned in 2014

Last year, 1.5 million words or so hit the market with my name on them. This year, the same thing happened.

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About the Author

Sean Platt is the founder of Sterling & Stone and loves that he not only gets paid to make up stories and come up with crazy ideas, but that he gets to do so with his best friends.

In 2011, Sean and Dave co-wrote Yesterday’s Gone at Collective Inkwell and changed serial fiction forever. Since then he and Dave have published the series Available Darkness, WhiteSpace, ForNevermore, and Karma Police, the standalone novels Crash and 12, the short story collection Dark Crossings, and the traditionally published Z2134 series and Monstrous (with 47North).