About Colton Nelson & History
Colton Nelson is a jack of all trades, but his main focus is writing, whether it be a short story, a novel, movie/tv script, music, comedy acts, or YouTube videos.
In 2015 Colton Nelson launched his first company RCN Media, a multimedia company for distribution of music, books, and web shows. RCN Media acts as a book publisher, record label, and production company for a number of YouTube channels.
In late 2017 Colton created the blog The Online Commentary, he was the main writer for the blog that talked about movies, TV Shows, music and pop culture. He wrote over 30 blog posts for the website before the project was abandon in the summer of 2018.
Colton is also the creator of the YouTube Channel No Dress Code, a web series dedicated to fun facts and humor. The show premiered on July 2018 and was renewed for a second season on May 11, 2019, which premiered on June 30, 2019. In October 2019 the series was renewed for a third season to air in the summer of 2020.
Colton's first short story, Feelings (published by RCN Media) has been read more than 1 million times online. His other short stories (since been removed) has been read more than 5 million times during their 2 years being available online, for free. All of his short stories were RCN Media bestsellers, which isn't saying much because he owns the company ;).
In June 2019, Colton Nelson, through his publishing company RCN Media, signed it's first author Kay J Douglas for a multi-book deal. Her first book will be a kids book called Bob & Avery Help Hega the Witch the first in the kids book series The Adventures of Bob and Avery. This book was released October 08, 2019. The second book in the series., Bob and Avery Go to Space, will be released September 22, 2020.
In November 2019 Colton signed a contract with Derek Hanebury, Libbie Morin and Vicki Drybrough to publish four books, one book each and a collection of short stories with all three authors. The collection was released March 24, 2020 and was titled Both Sides Now. Derek will release a solo collection in the summer of 2021, Vicki will release her solo novel in the Fall of 2021.
In February 2020, Colton Nelson and RCN Media announced a web show and as podcast from Colton Nelson and Kaitlyn Powell. The web show will be a scripted series written by Kaitlyn Powell and supervised and produced by Colton Nelson. The podcast would be called Locked In and would be hosted by the two weekly starting June 04, 2020. The first season will have 10 episodes.
In March 2020, Colton agreed to publish, for RCN Media, three self published kids books by Gail Morton. The books would be taken out of print and re-released by RCN Media world wide. The first. Two Weeks with Charlie is set to be released November 10, 2020. The second, The Giving Raven is set for March 02, 2021, and the third and final book in the contract Rockfish is set for July 06, 2021.
In May 2020 Colton signed on Joan Jedy for a 5 book fantasy mystery series and a science fiction novel. Later that month he also contracted her Traveling Detective Series for RCN Media.
In June 2020 Colton Nelson Launched, with RCN Media, RCN Shorts. Short story booklets for five dollars. This was created as a way to shorter content into the consumers hands and a way to get new author's work published.
Also in June 2020 Colton signed a contract with RCN Media, Don & Scott, a media duo to created a web show called Queer View Mirror, a talk show that explores the LGBTQ community and interviews it's members and alias, and how their lives has been affected as a LGBTQ. Queer View Mirror is set to premiere on RCN Media's Network in August 2020. Colton will serve as the show runner of the series and Don & Scott will host.
In July 2020. Colton finished his first book in the Benson Scott Series: Just Being Human, and the next day the book was set to release August 18, 2020. He also announced the same day that he would be releasing a RCN Short called Responsive in October 2020.
On November 01, 2020 Colton officially launched his independent project called The Undefined Creator, it consists of a website. a blog, a YouTube channel with Vlogs, sketch comedy buts, interviews and more. This would be Colton Nelson's new way of (re)branding himself. This is Colton's first project that will not be defined by his company or anyone else.
ORIGINAL NOVELS & SHORTS
WORKS AS PUBLISHER
Afraid of Heights by Joan Jedy (September 15, 2020)
A Nickel a Bucket by Laura Sturgeon (October 27, 2020)
The Giving Raven by Gail Morton (March 02, 2021)
The Fifth Planet by Joan Jedy (March 16, 2021)
Ms. Holliman's Employer by Laura Sturgeon (March 23, 2021)
Brothers of the Heart by Shelley Penner (April 20, 2021)
I'm Alone in the Castle by Laura Sturgeon (June 08, 2021)
Rockfish by Gail Morton (July 06, 2021)
Unnamed Novel by Vicki Drybrough (November 30, 2021)
No Dress Code (July 2018 - Present) Creator, Head of Production and scriptwriter for season 1, 2 & 3. Currently in its third season.
Locked In Podcast (June 2020- Present) Creator, Head of Production and co-host with Kaitlyn Powell, for season 1. Currently in it's first season.
Queer View Mirror (October2020 - Present) Show Runner, Director, Producer and Executive Producer. Currently in post-production
The Undefined Creator (November 2020 - Present) Creator, Presenter. Head of Production and Post Production.
Colton's Web Shows Episodes
Episodes from the shows/podcasts Colton has written, hosted, created, lent his voice and produced.
No Dress Code