Monday, October 25, 2010

Hailing On All Frequencies!

NEW RELEASES
CARNAL MOON is Mel Teshco's latest release from Ellora's Cave and is available from October 28th, 2010.











MEMBERS NEWS
Kimber An's SUGAR RUSH will be release this Friday, October 22nd.  She'll be throwing a Cyber-Launch Party on Saturday October 23rd, at Enduring Romance. For more details on Kimber check out this link.

Marva Dasef has just signed a contract for a MG/YA fantasy titled BAD SPELLING with MuseItUp Publishing. Congratulations, Marva!

Kylie Griffin is excited to announce that she now has an agent - Elaine Spencer of The Knight Agency; an editor - Leis Pederson, and a three-book deal with the Berkley Publishing Group for her fantasy romance Light Blade series, BLOODBORN (Bk 1), TEARS OF BLOOD (Bk 2) & TRUEBLOOD (Bk 3) - all working titles. Release dates TBA.

CONTEST NEWS
Donna S. Frelick has taken out 2nd place in the Indiana Golden Opportunity contest with her SFR, UNCHAINED MEMORY. Way to go, Donna! 

We have two Brigader finalists in RWA's FFP On The Far Side contest:
Jennifer L.Hart's novel, STELLAR TIMING in the RWA's FFP On The Far Side contest (futuristic category)
Laurie Green's novel, THE OUTER PLANETS also in the RWA's FFP On The Far Side contest (futuristic category)
Apparently, there were over 139 entries so, congratulations, Jennifer & Laurie, what an achievement!

BOOK REVIEWS, SIGNINGS & GIVE-AWAYS. 
The October Blog Anniversary Party continues! Here's what's coming up on Kylie Griffin's blog this week...
25th Oct. - October Blog Anniversary - THE END :-( Another and the last give-away to celebrate a month of fun.
28th Oct. - Guest Author:Mel Teshco returns to promote CARNAL MOON, her new release from Ellora's Cave!
For more details head on over to Kylie's blog!


INFORMATION OF INTEREST
The Blood-Red Pencil has an easy to read and apply post on Talking Sexual Overtones with Author Rachelle Chase.

The Dark Side DownUnder is a new blog site of Australian and New Zealand authors who write speculative fiction with romantic elements, be it fantasy, futuristic, paranormal, urban fantasy and everything in between.
Members include Keri Arthur, Tracey O'Hara, Rowena Corey Daniells, Christina Phillips and Brigader's Mel Teshco, Maree Anderson, Jess Anastasi, Michelle de Rooy & Kylie Griffin, just to name a few. The site launches on Halloween (October 31st)!

8 comments:

  1. I just found out last night, Laurie and I actually tied for first place in our category in the preliminary rounds!

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  2. Wow, how close and amazing is that result, Jennifer! Well done to both of you.

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  3. Great news all around! congrats, congrats!!!!!

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  4. Congratulations, everyone, on all the great news!

    (With a special shout-out to my critique partner Laurie for her latest final, and my fellow Golden Heart finalist Kylie for getting THE CALL! :)

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  5. Sharon, thanks! Very exciting times ahead.

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  6. Thanks everyone for the congrats and high five to my co-finalist, Jennifer Hart. Two Brigaders advancing to the final round. How cool is that!

    And Kylie, WOOHOOOOOOOOOOO! So happy for you. A three book deal! That's amazing. I'll look forward to hearing about your journey to release day in the coming months.

    Congrats to everyone else on your good news! Exciting week!

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  7. Congrats to everyone!!! Its lovely to hear success stories.

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