October 31, 2014

Month9Books Birthday Bash: Steve Bryant Guest Post + #Giveaway

Welcome to Month9Books Birthday Bash! We’re so excited you’re all stopping by! 
This is going to be an awesome event with many tour stops featuring our authors! The full schedule is below and make sure to stick around for the EPIC Giveaway taking place! 

Here’s a quick note from Georgia McBride, owner of Month9Books! 

“Month9Books is turning 2 this year and I could not be happier. We are living proof that if you have a dream to write, create and inspire, you should follow that dream and let nothing keep you from realizing it. Thank you to all the readers, writers, agents, partners and friends who have made this possible. We write for you.  

--Georgia McBride, Publisher and Owner of Month9Books” 

While all of the posts are from our authors that have books out already we also want to look forward to some of the 2015 titles we can’t wait to share with you! 

Here’s a slide show of some our 2015 books! 

We have a ton of sequels coming as well as new books from awesome debut authors and we’re so excited to share them all with you! We have something for every one from every genre from Sci-Fi to Fantasy to Paranormal and Horror! 

Lucas Mackenzie and the London Midnight Ghost Show

Author: Steve Bryant 
Release Date: November 18, 2014 
Pages: 300 
Publisher: Month9Books 
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Purchase: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Lucas Mackenzie has got the best job of any 10 year old boy. He travels from city-to-city as part of the London Midnight Ghost Show, scaring unsuspecting show-goers year round. Performing comes naturally to Lucas and the rest of the troupe, who’ve been doing it for as long as Lucas can remember. 

But there’s something Lucas doesn’t know. 

Like the rest of Luca’s friends, he’s dead. And for some reason, Lucas can’t remember his former life, his parents or friends. Did he go to school? Have a dog? Brothers and sisters? 

If only he could recall his former life, maybe even reach out to his parents, haunt them.

When a ghost hunter determines to shut the show down, Lucas realizes the life he has might soon be over. And without a connection to his family, he will have nothing. There’s little time and Lucas has much to do. Can he win the love of Columbine, the show's enchanting fifteen-year-old mystic? Can he outwit the forces of life and death that thwart his efforts to find his family? 

Keep the lights on! Lucas Mackenzie’s coming to town.

Where his inspiration comes from for writing.
I’ve written ever since childhood. My friends and I, in the days before television came to our neighborhood, were great imitators. If we saw a circus one weekend, we would attempt to put on our own circus the following weekend. Writing is the obvious way to imitate reading, to create our own “show.” Eventually I studied creative writing at the University of Illinois, where I also unofficially minored in English. Getting exposed to the likes of Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and Hemingway in short story classes was eye opening.
Once a project begins, it’s easy to keep going. I don’t really have writer’s block because I plot/outline pretty thoroughly. I know what is coming next, and it becomes a pleasure to finally get to certain scenes and flesh them out. When I am stuck for ideas, I prefer to make a list of options rather than try to come up with just one. In the plotting phase, when the timeline gets tricky, I use lots of note cards and rearrange them as necessary to make things work.

Steve Bryant is a new novelist, but a veteran author of books of card tricks. He founded a 40+ page monthly internet magazine for magicians containing news, reviews, magic tricks, humor, and fiction; and he frequently contributes biographical cover articles to the country’s two leading magic journals (his most recent article was about the séance at Hollywood’s Magic Castle). 

 Giveaway Details: 
(1) New Kindle with touchscreen (US only) loaded with all our Month9Books titles. US Only. 
(1) Paperback prize pack of 5 Month9Books Titles. US ONLY. 
(2) eBook Prize Packs of 5 Month9Books titles. International 

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Meet the Authors and amazing host Blogs! 
All posts will be live on October 31st! 
Jessica Arnold will be hosted by Read for your Future 
Vanessa Barger will be hosted by Pretty Little Pages 
Lisa M. Basso will be hosted by In Vogue with Books 
Sarah Bromley will be hosted by A Book and A Latte 
Steve Bryant will be hosted by Jump Into Books 
Brynn Chapman will be hosted by A Backwards Story 
Nicole Conway will be hosted by Two Chicks on Books 
Scott Craven will be hosted by Books and Ashes 
Ty Drago will be hosted by The A P Book Club 
Dorothy Dreyer will be hosted by Her Book Thoughts! 
Jennifer M. Eaton will be hosted by Book Briefs 
Kit Forbes will be hosted by Book Lovers Life 
Amanda Gray will be hosted by Aspiring Joy 
Nicola Marsh will be hosted by ReadWriteLove28 
Georgia McBride will be hosted by YA Sisterhood 
Jen McConnel will be hosted by A Dream Within A Dream 
Jackie Morse Kessler will be hosted by Dark Faerie Tales 
Michelle E. Reed will be hosted by Doodle's Book Reviews 
Heather Reid will be hosted by Bookish Things & More 
Kristal Shaff will be hosted by Chicklit vs Fantasy 
Pab Sungenis will be hosted by Classy Cat Books 
Rachel Tafoya will be hosted by Jessabella Reads 


Monica Mileti said...

Happy Second Birthday Month9 Books! Has it really only been two years?

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