Monday, October 4, 2010

Hailing On All Frequencies!

NEW RELEASES
Kim Knox has two books out this month. The first is GAMBIT, an SFR released with Carina Press on September 20th.


The second is PERFECTING NAIA, another SFR out with Ellora's Cave on September 23rd.


Barbara Elsborg has THE SMALL PRINT, a paranormal romance with a SF twist, coming out from Ellora's Cave on October 1st.


Julia Rachel Barrett's ONE FOUR ALL, has just been released with Siren Bookstrand on September 23rd.
Julia Rachel Barrett also has four other SFR books out in the Daughters of Peresphone series- EXILE (Bk 1), RETURN (Bk 2), were released in one volume in July, by Resplendence Publishing.


REBORN (Bk 3) & DEMON (Bk 4) have been release as one volume in September by Resplendence Publishing.








BLOGGING
Heather Massey has a great interview with fellow Brigader Kim Knox over at The Galaxy Express.

MEMBERS NEWS
Marva Dasef has just posted a trailer of ULTIMATE DUTY, her SFR book, up on YouTube or you can go to her website to view it. The book is due for release from Eternal Press on November 7th.

Francis Pauli's short story, Complicated Cargo, is a finalist in the All Romance Ebooks Just One Bite contest. The voting starts today (Oct.1st) and goes in five rounds.

ENEMY WITHIN by Marcella Burnard is an RT top pick - "Burnard does a stellar job with the action and pacing as she gives life to her characters. Futuristic romance just got a major infusion of talent!" Jill Smith, RT. Congratulations, Marcella.


BOOK REVIEWS, SIGNINGS & GIVE-AWAYS. 
Jodie Wallace is moderating a romance novelist panel at the Southern Festival of Books on October 10, 2010, in Nashville, TN, followed by a book signing. She believes she may be the only SFR author on the panel and would love any SFRBrigaders to make themselves known on the day. More details here.

Erica Hayes was a guest at the Romance Writers of Australia blog this week. She was there to promote POISON KISSED, her latest book in the Shadowfae Chronicles. But she also gave some great advice in her post titled "Too Many Notes: How to Fix Overwriting".
Erica is visiting the following blogs - Kylie Griffin's blog, Deadline Dames, Bitten By Books, Sidhe Viscious Reviews and each has a free copy of POISON KISSED to give-away if you leave a comment.

An October Blog Anniversary Party! Kylie Griffin celebrates a year of blogging on October 6th and all this month she's celebrating with a Give-away-fest. A smorgas-library of free books with every post.
Look what's going on this week...
3rd October - Book Review:THE BETTER PART OF DARKNESS by Kelly Gay (2010 RITA double nominee). To give-away to a lucky visitor - The Accidental Vampire by Lynsay Sands & Lincoln's Sword by D.Doyle & J.D.MacDonald.
6th October - Business Cards (what should you put on them?). The give-away book is Leda Swann's Sugar & Spice.
So, put on your party hats, you're all invited to share in the fun! Get on over to her blog!


INFORMATION OF INTEREST
Scientists say they've discovered a planet 20 light years from Earth that could be habitable - Gliese 581g! The article, Found: A Planet We Might Survive On, is from the Australian newspaper, the Sydney Morning Herald.

Writing a Series by guest author, Donna Grant, is an interesting post over at the Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal blog on how to keep track of the nitty gritty details of your series.

The Top #25 Reasons Your Submission was Rejected made for an eye-opening read over at The Blood-Red Pencil.

Agent Kristin Nelson at her Pub Rants blog talks about When It's Not Hot, Passion Can Carry It with reference to SF/SFR.

Jennifer Rardin, urban fantasy writer known for the Jaz Parks series, passed away this week (20th Sept. 1965-2010). The Sci-Fi Guy has more details in his post.

5 comments:

  1. another amazing round up! thanks so much, Kylie!And congrats on all the great news!

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  2. Fabulous round-up, Kylie. I'm off to follow some links!

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  3. Oh, thank you, Kylie - my hubby had to scrape me off the floor after that RT Review. I'm dumb founded. :)

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