Copyright Justin Comley, 2012

Take My Book, Any Format. It’s Yours.


Now that the new year is upon us, we plan to start promoting a lot to draw in the biggest crowd possible for the premiere of The Object: Book Two, Episode One.

In the spirit of that, we’re now offering a free digital copy of Book One in any ereader format.

(Damn!  That dude did get hit in the head!)

Wait, there’s a small catch.  Since Book One is enrolled in Amazon’s KDP Select until February 1st, we can’t give away or sell digital copies of the book until February 2nd.

So if you would like to sign up for a free copy of Book One in any format, fill out the form below, and it will be emailed to you on February 2nd.

(NOTE: For Kindle readers, Book One will go free on Amazon a few days after these copies are delivered.)

When you’re done filling out the form, feel free to tap on them there share buttons.  Thank ye.

Winston Chadwick Van Emmerstein III

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like . . .


Here in Kentucky, we’re really starting to feel the change of the season.  Fall goes by so quickly and then suddenly snow starts hitting regions closer and closer to you, until finally something like this happens:

“He shut the living room light and crossed the room and wiped the frost from a window and peeked out.  Darkness so thick he couldn’t see the ground.  Snow fell in heavy curtains and it whisked and spun and danced and away it flitted formless into the void.  If eyes are out there in the windswept dark they see now a dull maroon square quivering in the air like a harvest moon and in that square a shadow small and black and entire.  The shadow begins at once to swell and dissolve of its form as its referent moves on.  Finally the light snuffs out of the darkness and there is nothing.” — A Circle in the Woods

The weather has me thinking a lot about A Circle in the Woods because this time last year I was racing to finish the book in time to submit it to the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest.

A lot of people on Facebook are posting daily status updates to note the things for which they are thankful and earn their slice of turkey come Thanksgiving.  I don’t read most of them, nor do I participate, but with so many cool things going on in my life, I suppose it’s proper to give my own shout out to the cosmos for aligning the world so perfectly these past few months.

Last year, I had no writing career whatsoever.  My life has changed dramatically.  I can feel myself getting closer and closer to being a full-time writer, and I have many people to thank for that, from the folks at Ereader News Today to my author cohorts like J. Eric Laing, from bestselling author Colleen Hoover to author/blogger Jeff Bennington.  All my friends and family who put up with my constant book talk.  The good people at Authonomy.  Matt and Justin.  Lots of people have helped me get to this point as a writer.

I’ve decided to do a Christmas Giveaway, which will include books, prints, and, if we get things aligned in time, some other cool stuff we’re cooking up.  If you’d like to be entered to win, all you have to do is comment here and say so.  You’ll also want to subscribe to the blog so you’ll be notified when I post the winners.

In the meantime, I’ll be mixing eggnog and Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum, with a little cinnamon and nutmeg sprinkled on top.

Winston

Need a Christmas gift for your reader friend?

Try The Object: Book One

Win a Free Copy of The Object: Book One


Just a quick note to alert you to the new widget on the sidebar.  You can now enter to win one of 10 copies of The Object: Book One on Goodreads.  The contest runs until December 20th, 2012, when Goodreads will randomly select ten winners.  Each copy with be autographed.

Please share this post with your reading friends!

Also, Episode Eight is complete and in the final editing process.  It will go live sometime today, so check back!

Winston

Free Book Alert: Episodes Four, Five, and Six


For those of you who haven’t read or don’t already own The Object Serial: Episodes Four, Five, and Six, you can get it free on Amazon today, and depending on how today’s promo goes possibly tomorrow, too.

If Four, Five, and Six get picked up by one of the free sites like Ereader News Today, I’m going to drop the price of Episodes One, Two, and Three to .99c.

One more thing: if you have time while you’re waiting patiently for me to post Episode Seven, both sets of episodes could use some Amazon reviews.

Thanks!

Winston

The Drought by Lily White Free May 1st & 2nd


Author Lily White is offering her small-town saga The Drought free for Amazon Kindle for two days, May 1st & 2nd.

Take a moment and download a copy.  You won’t regret it.


Book Description:

The worst drought in recorded history has left the small rural town of Havensburg, Kentucky in isolation and despair. Reserves are drying up, local officials have failed to enforce water-rationing regulations, and the relentless heat is causing panic and unrest among the town’s citizens.

The Drought follows an eclectic cast of characters through a volatile two weeks of greed, lust, and violence, leading to an inevitable and extraordinary climax no one will see coming.

And it all begins with Willie Strasbourg stealing a pair of underwear from the girl next door . . .