Book Spotlight & Giveaway (US/Int): Forging Zero – The Legend of Zero by Sara King
Forging Zero, the first book in The Legend of Zero series by Sara King, begins the epic journey of 14-year-old Joe Dobbs in a post-apocalyptic universe following a massive alien invasion of Earth. The oldest of the children drafted from humanity's devastated planet, Joe is impressed into service by the alien Congressional Ground Force—and becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a millennia-long alien struggle for independence. Once his training begins, one of the elusive and prophetic Trith appears to give Joe a spine chilling prophecy that the universe has been anticipating for millions of years: Joe will be the one to finally shatter the vast alien government known as Congress. And the [...]
July 2, 2013
Editorial & Giveaway (US/Int): Sci-fi author Sara King on what Indie publishing can do for readers and why to “go indie!”
Please help me welcome the Great Overlord Sara King, ruler of many loyal minions!
Let me start this article by saying that I am a successful indie writer. I just went on a trip to Scotland, all expenses paid by my rabid, screaming fans (who are totally, utterly awesome and I bow to them). [DVK insert: "fans" = the "minions", totally loyal and adorably enthusiastic in their support of their Overlord!] I can put food in my stomach and clothes on my back due to the happy-go-lucky babble that comes out of my mind. After three decades, I have finally achieved my dream, and I am currently making more money than I could have made with a traditional publisher and am my own boss, decide [...]
January 20, 2013
Giveaway (US/Int): Getting up close and uncomfortable with Alaskan Fire’s Wereverine Jack
When offered the chance to do an interview with Jack and Blaze from Sara King's Alaskan Fire, I totally jumped on it... even though it involved me having to fly out to the Alaskan Bush in a tiny float plane and brave all the wilderness critters a city girl like me generally prefers to avoid. The interview is below, for those of you brave enough to come along with me and get up close and personal with Wereverine Jack. I also took some time to grill... er... chat with Ms. King, and some of her answers may shock and surprise you. Of course, what fun would an interview be without an awesome giveaway opportunity?! At 13 pages, I know the interview is long, so feel free to [...]
December 19, 2012
GraveTells Readers Choice 2012 Nominee Spotlight: Most Promising New Author
When we announced the nominees for the Author Awards earlier this week, I contacted all the authors who were nominated for Most Promising New Author and offered them the chance to be part of this spotlight event. Highlighted below are participating authors who chose a blogger to represent them and let us know why they stand apart from all the other new paranormal romance authors of 2012. Below are the nominees and their enthusiastic blogger representatives...
Click the author's name below for a link to her own dedicated page!
Sue “DaVinciKittie” Brown-Moore is a veteran romance blogger, reviewer, and podcaster, and is the primary voice for GraveTells.com. Sue has been shamelessly pimping book boyfriends since 2010 and has won several blogging awards with GraveTells. Sue is also a freelance Developmental Editor passionate about helping authors bring out the best in their stories. She loves reading romance, fantasy, and sci-fi and edits any genre she reads for pleasure. You can follow Sue’s editing blog, with insight and advice for authors, at DaVinciKittie.com.
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