July Happenings

July is looking to be a busy month. 🙂

DEATH STORM – Hungry Gods Book 1

DEATH STORM, Book 1 in the Hungry Gods Trilogy is being released just in time to start the month. That means that if you are sick of me talking about BROKEN THINGS, it will be taking a second seat for the new material. Death Storm is a dark fantasy apocalypse featuring a world of sword and sorcery getting to deal with a zombie apocalypse. Watch for a cover reveal soon.

JULY BOOK SIGNINGS

I have not signed on for any book signings this month, but watch for details. I am hoping to feature the new novel at any and all appearances, but it will depend on how quickly I get my books from the printer.

BLOGGER BOOK TOUR

For the end of  July, watch for a Blogger Book Tour. I am planning to feature/host 5 other authors, and visit their blogs in turn.

MISC

Finally, wonder why it’s taken me so long to finish this last book? I’m easily distracted. I’ve started 9 manuscripts over the last couple of months, chasing a lot of fun ideas. some of these manuscripts are already nearly 25% written. I’m making a goal to start finishing all of these projects that I’ve started, one book at a time. As soon as Death Storm hits the virtual shelves, I’ll reveal the next Work-in-Progress.

 

 

 

RosePointPublishing Reviews Broken Things

RosePointPublishing is an indie publishing house ran by Virginia Williams. Virginia is publishing the manuscripts of her grandfather, Stanley McShane. They are novels about Seafaring, inspired by the man’s true life on the sea. Virginia is sharing McShane’s books this week in our Multi-Author Ebook Sale, and I am currently reading Lucky Joe. Learn more about Stanley McShane and RosePointPublishing by visiting their website here.

RosePointPublishing gave BROKEN THINGS a very nice review this week, calling it a “Scary Sci-Fi”. 🙂 Check out the review here.

10% Off Broken Things Paperback Edition

sale

 

That’s right, the paperback edition of BROKEN THINGS is 10% off. This is not my sale, this is something that Amazon is doing. I have no idea how long the sale will be. Just today? A week? I have no idea. Not into ebooks? This is the perfect chance to own BROKEN THINGS at a great low price.  Click here to visit Amazon and grab a copy. 
The Kindle Edition is on sale for $0.99 through this week as part of a Multi-Author Indie Ebook Sale. Check out this link to discover 12 great Indie Authors at a great price.

Multi-Author Indie E-Book Sale


This week (starting May 27 through May 31st) I am participating in an ebook sale along with 11 other authors. There are many different genres too. Besides Sci-Fi and Fantasy, there are children’s books, cook books, ghost stories, etc. The majority of books are on sale for $0.99, including my own novel, BROKEN THINGS.
here’s the landing page for all of the books:  http://indieap.cucinavivace.com/99centdeals/

Review of BROKEN THINGS on BOOK HOARDER

BROKEN THINGS has received a very good 4 star review from Jennifer McClelland on the Book Blog site BOOK HOARDER. Here’s an excerpt:

 

“…once it has its hooks in you, you can’t put the book down. It’s heartwarming, emotional and will leave you with all kinds of  ”what if” questions at the end.”

To read the rest of it, check it out by clicking here:

BOOK HOARDER

Hastings Book Signing This Saturday with Local Authors Bernsen and Wilson

This Saturday you can meet three authors from the Magic Valley at Hastings, in Twin Falls, Idaho.

I will be there, with my book BROKEN THINGS, along with Sandra Moore Bernsen and Cathy (Catmarie) Wilson.

This is the link to the Event on Facebook.

Sandra is the author of Free My Heart of Grief to Love.

“Free my Heart of Grief to Love” is an exceptional book about losing oneself in the trials of life and ultimately finding the path through survival to living again. Join Sandra as she shares her life’s journey from her earliest childhood experiences to the events that took her to complete and unimaginable heartbreak and sorrow. Through the pain, emptiness and tears, she begins to question everthing she’d known before. Sheer determination to leave the pain behind and become whole again keeps her going. Learning meditation, finding spiritual peace, the ability to love again and happiness in daily life has been her reward.

Sandra’s story is inspirational and empowering. She acknowledges that each person is on his or her own journey through life. It is Sandra’s hope that each reader will find in her book the healing, peace, joy and inspiration to overcome challenges.

Cathy is the author of Strange: Unexplained Tales from Idaho and Beyond.

A series of stories, mainly ghost stories, that touch upon genuine but unexplained phenomena and strange experiences. It includes the author’s own experiences as well as tales from friends and relatives. Odd categories about talking dolls and sympathetic plant life will complete chapters including dreams, reincarnation, and UFOs.

 

 

 

 

Book Signing in Boise Friday and Saturday

Are you in or around Boise, Idaho this Friday or Saturday? Come by and see me! I will be selling and signing copies of BROKEN THINGS in two locations. The links will take you to the Facebook event.

On Friday,  I will be at the Idaho Aquarium from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

On Saturday, I will be at the Eagles Auxiliary Spring Bazaar from  10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

At both events there will also be other authors from the Idaho Authors’ Community.

Other signings are coming up throughout May and June in Southern Idaho. If you are curious as to where, all signings are listed here. Book Signings.

Monday Update – On the Horizon

Before I get to the meat of this post, I got to point this out… If you visit this blog from time to time, you can see it’s got a bit of a new look. That feed you see on the left hand side is a visual peek at my Twitter, Facebook, and G+ feeds. That’s through RebelMouse.

NOW! My second novel is almost complete. I promised a hint at the beginning of this month, and then never delivered. Here’s the tease: It’s a fantasy apocalypse. The stereotypical fantasy world is getting a zombie apocalypse. It’s planned to be a series called Hungry Gods. That name might not stick, but I’m liking it so far. I know that doesn’t quite follow the same feel as BROKEN THINGS, but it’s something I wanted to write for fun. 🙂  It will also introduce my writing to a new audience.

Secondly, May and June have a plethora of book signings coming up. I haven’t updated the book signing page as of writing this post, but there will be three (!!!) signings in Boise this weekend. And then next week, I’ll be returning to Twin Falls to sign books with two other authors at Hastings. I’ll be posting the hours early this week for upcoming book sales and signings.

 

Upcoming Book Signings

I have created a new Page on this site listing book signings that I am attending. These book signings are with the Idaho Authors’ Community, and it is a great opportunity to meet and discover many wonderful Idaho Authors. I will be updating this list as new events arise.

BOOK SIGNINGS

 

Book Signing This Friday

Are you in Twin Falls, Idaho or the surrounding area this Friday (April 19, 2013)? I will be selling and signing copies of BROKEN THINGS at The Art and Soul of the Magic Valley in the Lynwood Shopping Center (1329 Filer Avenue East) from 10 am to 3 pm, along with other authors of the Idaho Authors’ Community. I have limited copies available of my book for the signing, so come early if you’re buying. FYI – I got in on this a bit late, so I did not have time to get a reorder. For future signings, I will have plenty. Watch for more book signing announcements soon.

Here’s the Press Release: 

Idaho Authors’ Community is coming to the Magic Valley

The Idaho Authors’ Community, a statewide organization of authors and authors-to-be, is coming to the Magic Valley to do a book signing event on Friday, April 19. The event will be held at The Art and Soul of the Magic Valley (Lynwood Shopping Center – 1329 Filer Avenue East in Twin Falls) from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The book-signing offers an opportunity for the public to meet and talk with Idaho authors, and to view a number of different literary works including, fiction, non-fiction, business, historical novels, military memoirs, children’s books, self-enrichment and humor.

The Idaho Authors’ Community is designed to bring readers and local authors together in support of a common interest; reading for pleasure and self-enrichment. In 2013, the IAC will hold book signings in all 44 Idaho counties. If you know of potential locations for IAC events or are interested in joining the IAC, contact Jane Freund or Wynette Mellen at idahoauthorscommunity@gmail.com or 208-407-7457 (Jane).