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Writing from the Dark Side

Heh! I started out calling this blog post "Blogging from the Darkside" and then went to "Writing from the Darkside" and then went on to finally arrive at "Pubbing from the Darkside".  This little tidbit of information should be able to give you a little hint over what has been happening at the Oliver Homestead since I last posted.

Big News! I am part of a great collaboration with a collection of Writers who decided that if a romance book should be done, it should be done by us! Hence, the beginning of what is now know as Welcome to Serenity Harbor, Maine.

This is huge! This is ginormous! All of the books are set around the fictional coastal Maine town of Serenity Harbor. We didn't limit genre, only that their characters fall in love in Maine.

For me, this was a return to something that I love... well, yes... it was a return to writing. I've blogged a little bit about some of my struggles with illness that left with being unable to write for a whi…

All Aboard the Airship!

Happy Birthday to Innocent Darkness and it's Airship Commander, Suzanne Lazear! It's finally here! Release day for the first in her Aether Chronicles Series, a Steampunk Extravaganza that is being release from Flux (one of my favorite Pub Houses!).

Innocent Darkness...
Noli Braddock and her best friend V’s incident with a flying auto have landed them in a heap of trouble. And when Noli is sent to a spirit-squelching reform school in San Francisco, she’s sure that her rebellious adventures are over.
   Meanwhile, Kevighn Silver has been ordered by the Faerie Queen to bring a mortal girl back to the Otherworld. The magic requires a blood sacrifice every seven years, and only a mortal girl who shines with the Spark—a girl like Noli—will keep the Otherworld from complete destruction.
   When an ill-timed wish sends Noli tumbling into the Otherworld, she’s more homesick than ever . . .  until V arrives to save her from an untimely demise. But who exactly is V? And if he helps Noli escape, who will save the realm of Faerie from utter annihilation?

Suzanne is gearing up for a great launch with plenty of partying to send the book off right. There's an all day party going on at Bitten By Books in her honor. Next the next flight on over and check out all the excitement! Check it out at http://www.bittenbybooks.com/55891/suzanne-lazear-release-party-and-steampunk-contest-88-rsvp-here/

She's also got some great book parties lined up for anyone in the California area. Unfortunately, it's too long of a flight from Maine and and my dirigible can't make the distance. But if you're in the area you check it out. She's promising goodies and great reads and is encouraging everyone to show off their best Steampunk and Fairy attire.

Sunday, August 12
4:00 PM
Vroman's Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
There will be cupcakes and swag, feel free to wear your steampunk or fairy best!
 
August 18, 2012
7:00 PM
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, California  94025
 
There will be cupcakes and swag.  There will a steampunk costume contest so wear your steampunk or fairy best!
 
September 15, 2012
6:00 PM
Changing Hands Bookstore
6428 S McClintock Dr, Tempe, AZ 85283
480-730-0205
 
There will be cupcakes and swag, feel free to wear your steampunk or fairy best!

But when all is said and done I hope you'll hop on over and get her book! Suzanne has done an incredible job of supporting this fantastic genre and Innocent Darkness promises to be a fantastical read! I'm off to pop an aether port to grab my copy for myself.



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