Echoes is now available (almost) EVERYWHERE! Find it on your choice of vendor!

Charles Yallowitz:

Echoes everywhere!

Originally posted on Knite Writes:

Some of you may be aware that I’ve been working to add Echoes to other online retailers besides Amazon and B&N.

Well, I’ve succeeded. I have now made Echoes available on 5 major ebook retailers.

This means you guys can now get Echoes pretty much anywhere you want. :)

Here’s the rundown.


1.)Amazon — Print & Ebook

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2.) Barnes & Noble — Print & Ebook

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3.)Kobo — Ebook

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4.)Google Play — Ebook

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5.)iBooks — Ebook

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And there you have it! Thanks for all your support so far, guys! Hope I got Echoes up somewhere you like. :)

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Family of the Tri-Rune Blog Tour FINAL DAY!

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the blog tour.  I hope everyone had fun.  Now for the last two volunteers:

Fritz & Bessaria By Kayla Matt

Fritz & Bessaria By Kayla Matt

This talented and hard-working woman needs no introduction . . . but the ninja squirrels sitting outside the window tells me I should say something.  Go visit Readfulthings and check out all of the reviews, debuts, and literary fun.  Just bring a cupcake and remember to be polite.

Thank You to Ionia Martin!

What better way to end a blog tour than the announcement of a new author’s upcoming debut?

Outside is dangerous.

Such is the warning Koral has heard for twelve years. Born a product of genetic manipulation, he knows little else of the world beyond the steel walls of his home.

When fate gives him the choice between certain death and the unknown, there’s no question in what he must choose. But he’s about to find out the sands he must brave are full of more than mere monsters.

Providing the desert doesn’t kill him first.

This is a world ruled by instinct, where innocence is drowned in blood. Here, men are offered up to the great Serpent God, Lorric, only to emerge as the most feared killers on the planet: The Rogues.

With the god’s sights set on turning Koral into a legend, he must sacrifice himself to survive and be reborn as…

Aldrea Alien’s first book will be live on April 22nd and by the look of the cover art and the blurb, I think it will be awesome.  You can get 1 of 4 signed copies by joining in here Goodreads Giveaway:

Click Here for the Chance to Win a Signed Book!

Good luck to her on the debut and I hope everyone can give her some great support.

Thank You to Aldrea Alien!

Aldrea on Facebook!
Aldrea on Twitter!

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Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from Bastet and Audrey

I got a much bigger turn out than expected, so I apologize now for the long posts.  Hope those that read through enjoy it.  First set comes from Bastet:

Crigofelt

A species of cat that can only be found in the city of Brildo.  The appear like other types of cats, but they move like puddles of liquid.  People try not to step in them, but it’s very difficult.  If you do then you will find claw marks on your shoes or foot.  Best not to walk around barefoot.  In cat form, the Crigofelt are incredibly soft and love to cuddle.  Nobody knows where they came from, but these creatures will ‘adopt’ a family.  Scientists have noted that the targets are primarily people who live alone and families with small children.  It is rumored that they live off body heat, which is why they love hugging.

Ambleoffal

A type of undead that reeks of alcohol and moves like a drunk.  In fact, these creatures are born from those who die while drunk.  They mumble and slur their groans, which makes them more comical than menacing.  They’re not that dangerous.  Ambleoffals are easily distracted by alcohol and have been known to break into bars.  They will even drink from the tap while being beaten with blunt objects.  Never give an Ambleoffal water because it will explode and release an infection that kills brain cells.

Miserestly

When you do something that is cheap and you smile while doing it.  Example:  He miserestly left a bad tip for the overworked waitress.

Lambedam

An irritating worm that can be found on the bottom of Lake Lam. This creature is covered in barbs to defend against predators, but it is a nuisance for the citizens who swim, bathe, and fish in the lake. The name comes from when people didn’t know the worms existed and thought the lake was possessed.  When injured, a person would yell ‘Lam Be Damned!’ in order to avoid being cursed.  With the discovery of these gray worms, the people are no longer scared.  They are highly irritable and get some joy out of tricking visitors into swimming in the lake.

The next set is from Audrey Dawn:

Swikheller

A wooden weapon used by the people of G’bo.  It is remarkably flexible and difficult to break since you can bend it in half without damaging it.  The Swikheller is used like a sword even though it resembles a staff.  It isn’t edged, so there is minimal risk of dismemberment. Due to the flexibility and durability, this weapon can strike with enough force to shatter bones.  The citizens use it for cracking open coconuts and the thick skulls of the local bears.  Coconut and bear brain stew is a local delicacy.

Xompin

A tropical penguin that has sharp teeth and a long beak.  It is colored to blend into the water, but this is to sneak up on prey instead of hide from predators.  A colony of Xompin will hunt in a swarm and take down larger animals.  They have been known to go after shark, seals, squid, and baby whales.  They drive their beaks into their prey to create blood loss and chomp at the insides before pulling out.  Locals use special goggles when diving in order to see Xompin and escape the area.

Thibskin

The greasy remains of a Thib’s shed skin.  Nobody has ever seen a Thib, but these remains are found in the countryside of Pulbi every full moon.  The only reason people know these are shed skin is because there is no blood to show signs of an attack.  Anyone who has attempted to witness the Thib has gone missing.

Awfrong

The creature is an entire ‘palm tree’ with baby monkeys sitting among the fronds.  The ‘aw’ comes from the noise kids make when they see the cute ‘animals’.  The ‘frong’ is the noise this predator makes when its mouth erupts from the ground in front of the main body.  It is easy to kill with fire because its roots trap it in place, but you have to destroy every ‘monkey’ to make sure it doesn’t breed.  These spores will try to run away at the first touch of flame.

Qoaptoggle

A marsupial where the father has a pouch with a front and back entrance, making part of its abdomen a hollow path for young.  Within the hollow are the nipples that the babies can suckle on while the father moves.  Females have pouches too, but pack them full of flowers and other sweet-scented items to help them attract a mate.  A Qoaptoggle is a mammal, but it has a scaly hide and moves on six powerful legs.  Its head resembles that of an anteater and it feeds solely off green ants.  To get into the mountainous homes of their favorite food, they have drill-like tails and vacuum tongues.

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Family of the Tri-Rune on ‘That Part Where’!

First, I’m going to be a rarity for at least today.  Working by iPhone makes it a challenge to comment on blogs with long responses and I’m starting off exhausted.  So, I’m posting about this early.

Family of the Tri-Rune will have an excerpt going up on That Part Where at 8 AM CST, which is a little more than an hour from now.  Click on the ad below to go to the page, but it won’t be active until the given time.  I’d greatly appreciate any Tweets, FB likes, Google + likes, Pinterest Pins, and other ways to spread the news of this.  All of the buttons for what I listed will be at the bottom of the excerpt.

Here is the ad and thank you to anyone who helps:

CLICK HERE

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Final note: Keep an eye out for the last ‘Thank You’ of the Blog Tour today/tonight because part of it will mention an upcoming debut by a new fantasy author.

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Somebody Needs This Man

Charles Yallowitz:

Anybody have some info or advice to help a guy who just lost his job? That sounded strange, but read the post and see if you can think of anything.

Originally posted on mishaburnett:

Earlier today I found out that an old friend of mine has lost his job.

For the past six and a half years Eddy Webb has been part of the creative team responsible for putting together the World Of Darkness video game, based on the White Wolf RPG. CCP, the company that owned the project, has canceled it, and laid off a number of employees, including my friend Eddy.

I’ve known Eddy for some years now, although he hasn’t lived in my town for a while, we keep in touch through the usual social media.  To be honest, I really don’t know that much about gaming or game design, but I do know that Eddy is a meticulous researcher and a very clear and readable writer.  He can produce outstanding copy to spec and on deadline.

I’m putting this out there because I know a lot of people who…

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COVER REVEAL: Intimate Strangers

Originally posted on DANIELLE TAYLOR:

******COVER REVEAL!******

Intimate Strangers will be RE-RELEASED on 25th April!

Loving couple in a small touch of light

With evil lurking on every corner, can two veritable strangers survive on love alone?

Chelsea Reid shares one sinful night with a delicious stranger and she winds up pregnant. Disowned by her parents and forced to leave university, she accepts an offer from her boss, Hannah Magnus-Dunlop, to stay with her and her family.

Christiaan ‘Tiaan’ Carstens had everything going for him. In the blink of an eye, he lost it all, including most of his mind, tortured in an American run facility because he didn’t die when a rogue politician wanted him to. His former colleague Mackenzie Dunlop extended an open invitation to come back and visit him in Vancouver. The very last thing Tiaan expects to see up north is sweet Chelsea – and his infant son.

The memories of that one magical night they spent together acting…

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Family of the Tri-Rune Blog Tour Day 14

Yahoo Image Search

Yahoo Image Search

This volunteer is in the middle of her ‘April A to Z Challenge’.  She’s decided to promote a book for each letter, which I think is a very kind and helpful thing to do.  She is always helping authors promote their books so check out her blog for some new reads.

Thank You to Rosie Amber!

Rosie on Facebook!
Rosie on Twitter!

Yahoo Image Search

Yahoo Image Search

Bookwraiths is a blog that promotes fantasy, science-fiction, horror, and many other genres.  There’s even a section for Steampunk.  Check out the blog for some great reads and authors can give a look at the review policy.

Thank You to Wendell Adams!

Wendell on Facebook!
Wendell on Twitter!

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