Johnny B. Truant
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Johnny B. Truant

Johnny B. Truant is the bestselling author of the Invasion series, the political sci-fi thriller The Beam, Fat Vampire, Axis of Aaron, Unicorn Western, and many more fiction titles in addition to the nonfiction bestseller Write. Publish. Repeat.

He is also co-owner of the Sterling & Stone Story Studio, and along with partners Sean Platt and David W. Wright hosts the weekly Self-Publishing Podcast, openly sharing his journey as an author-entrepreneur and publisher.

Johnny and his family are thrilled to finally call Austin, Texas their home after far too many years of planning to move and complaining about life in northern Ohio. You can usually find him hanging out at www.SterlingAndStone.net.

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Best Sellers

    • Invasion

    • Alien Invasion, Book 1
    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,686
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,582
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,573

    First visible only as blips on a telescope image, the discovery of objects approaching from Jupiter's orbit immediately sets humanity on edge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just what I was looking for!

    • By Michael on 08-28-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Contact

    • Alien Invasion, Book 2
    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 813
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 754
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 751

    Find the missing. Fear the found. Three months have passed since the aliens' arrival, but little has changed in the skies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wait....what just happened???

    • By Rob Thomas on 02-10-16

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Write. Publish. Repeat.

    • The No-Luck Guide to Self-Publishing Success
    • By: Johnny B. Truant, Sean Platt
    • Narrated by: Simon Whistler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 542
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500

    In 2013, Johnny B. Truant and Sean Platt published 1.5 million words and made their full-time livings as indie authors....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The One Book All Self Published Authors Must Read!

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-20-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Colonization

    • Alien Invasion, Book 3
    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 477
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 479

    Two years after first contact, Astral forces have established their fragile kingdom around the globe. Motherships occupy the cities. Shuttles patrol the lawless outlands....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Milking the story !!!

    • By Mark S Bowley on 03-29-17

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Annihilation

    • Alien Invasion, Book 4
    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 195
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 184

    The resistance has nearly been wiped out, its numbers reduced to a scant fraction of what they once were. Meyer has fallen. With hope nearly a memory, something must turn the tide of war....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No more Ray Porter?

    • By alex clawson on 03-14-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Beam: Season 1

    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller, Tara Sands, Ralph Lister, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 676
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 629
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 626

    When all of humanity is connected, the center of the web is the seat of true power....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sheer entertainment

    • By cristina on 07-09-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Resurrection

    • Alien Invasion, Book 7
    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    With the human race decimated, only a handful of survivors still wander the planet. They've forgotten the Astrals, and they've forgotten their pasts, ready for a fresh start....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Alien Invasion series was a fantastic journey.

    • By HeyJanet on 08-11-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Iterate and Optimize

    • Optimize Your Creative Business for Profit
    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant, David Wright
    • Narrated by: Simon Whistler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Iterate and Optimize is a behind-the-scenes peek into how indie publishing company Sterling & Stone grew their three-author team into a juggernaut, and a next-level guide....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Awesome Book by These Guys!

    • By Mark D. Wecht on 08-31-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Extinction

    • Alien Invasion, Book 6
    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    The arrival of a metropolis-sized Astral vessel (the so-called "Eternity ship") sounds the opening bell for the beginning of humanity's end. Judgment is over, and now the Horsemen have come....

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Beam: Season 2

    • By: Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
    • Narrated by: Rachel Fulginiti, Julia Whelan, R.C. Bray, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 503
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461

    See how deep deception goes…in the sci-fi political thriller that has readers screaming for more....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The story deapens

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-26-15

    Regular price: $39.99

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