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NW Sci-Fi Authorfest 7

NW Sci-Fi Authorfest 7

I will be at the seventh annual Northwest Sci-Fi Authorfest this Sunday, November 10th, from 4:30pm-6pm. Mass author signing goodness will be had.

Powells Books is hosting the event at their Cedar Hills Crossing location (3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd).

Other authors include:
Camille Alexa, Claude Lalumiere, Alma Alexander, Patricia Briggs, Brenda Cooper, Diana Pharoah Francis, Jay Lake, David Levine, Louise Marley, Andy Mangels, Devon Monk, Mike Moscoe/Shepherd, Phyllis Irene Radford, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Dean Wesley Smith, Ken Scholes, Daniel H. Wilson, Anne Bishop, J.A. Pitts, Kay Kenyon, Rhiannon Held, Eldon Thompson, Adrian Phoenix, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Lilith Saintcrow, Ian Doescher, Steve Perry, Bryan Thomas Schmidt, Jason Hough.

PLUS: the Cloud City Garrison of the 501st Imperial Legion will be there again!

Hope to see you there!

 

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France: Special Deal for Night Angel Trilogy

France: Special Deal for Night Angel Trilogy

by CAPSLOCK

For a limited time, Brent’s French publisher, Bragelonne, is offering the entire Night Angel trilogy (e-book edition) for just €9.99! Go HERE to download the trilogy.

L'ange

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Fan Art: Viridiana Sovari

Fan Art: Viridiana Sovari

by CAPSLOCK

The very talented Katrianna A. has just sent us another awesome portrait of a Night Angel character. (See her perspective of Durzo HERE, and more of her work HERE.)

Viridiana Sovari:

Viridiana portrait by Katrianna A

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The winner is…

The winner is…

Wow, do I hate being a judge. CAPSLOCK and I went through all the entries, and I kept saying, “Yeah, that should definitely be one of our winners.” At the end, I realized I’d said it for every competitor. The ‘dual entries’ that we allowed were particularly hard. “Oh, do we give this one to Vi or to Kylar, which Blackguard of this pair, which twin? Crap!” So, thank you for all your hard work and dedication–and forgive me if you were robbed in the prizes.

But as there must be winners, here’s what we chose:

First Place: Red-Yellow Color Wight

Red-Yellow Color Wight #2

Second Place: A Tie!

Blue Monochrome Blackguard

Blue Drafter #1

Kylar with Black Ka’kari

Kylar and Ka'kari

Third Place: Garoth Ursuul

Garoth Ursuul

Fourth Place: Vi Sovari

nightangel

If you disagree with any of our choices, that was probably a case where CAPSLOCK convinced me to go against my better judgment. ;)

And because everyone was so great, we will be giving signed and personalized bookplates to everyone who submitted an entry.

Also, Germany gets a special mention for sending more awesome than any other country. Germany, FTW! (The rest of you are on notice.)

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Halloween Costume Contest 2013 Entries

Halloween Costume Contest 2013 Entries

Here are the fantastic entries we received for our 2013 Halloween Costume Contest. Fans went above and beyond this year.

Because we received so many awesome submissions, I’ve decided to post all the entries here today, and tomorrow morning (Pacific Standard Time), we’ll announce the winners. (Don’t worry, I’ll make it up to you contestants.)

You’ll notice there are a few “quadruple” submissions: I gave permission, via comments in the rules post, for “teams” of two characters to submit a total of four costume pictures. I clarified that if they won first place, that just one of the contestants would still win, but if they were a team, I would be willing to send a copy of the first four chapters to each contestant.

(Also, new poll!)

The contestants:

NIGHT ANGEL TRILOGY COSTUMES:

Kylar Stern & Vi Sovari:

Kylar Stern and Vi Sovari

 

Viridiana Sovari

Kylar Stern:

Kylar Stern #1

Kylar Stern #2

Garoth Ursuul:

Garoth Ursuul

Kylar Stern:

Kylar_Stern

 

Momma K:

Momma K #1
Momma K #2

Vi Sovari:

Vi Sovari holding sword

Vi surrendering her sword to Kylar

Jenine Gunder:

Jenine Gunder

Jenine Gunder in traditional green Cenarian wedding gown.

 

Durzo Blint:

Durzos 1st Rule

Too Late To Run

Vi Sovari & Kylar Stern:

nightangel

 

Kylar’s Sword Close-up:

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2013-11-01 18.29.27

 

The Night Angel:

Night Angel #1

Night Angel #2

 

Kylar with the Black Ka’kari:

Kylar and Ka'kari

 

 

 

LIGHTBRINGER SERIES COSTUMES

 

Red Drafter:

 

 

Red Drafter #1

Green Wight:

Green Wight

Gunner:

Gunner #1

Red-Yellow Color Wight:

Red-Yellow Color Wight #2

Red-Yellow Color Wight

Blue Monochrome Blackguard

Blue Drafter #1

 

Yellow Monochrome Blackguard

costumeSolo

A Blackguard Team:

Two Blackguards
costumeDuo

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Legend Award Winner

Legend Award Winner

I’ve just won the David Gemmell Legend Award!

Thanks to YOU, my fans, I’m now (or will be soon) the proud owner of THIS:

snaga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you so much. While several of the other winners graciously congratulated me (more graciously than I would have managed, no doubt), I think Joe Abercrombie summed up the enthusiasm for my win best:

I think it’s a good thing they made this award an axe. I may need it for self-defense.

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Halloween Contest Closes Tomorrow!

Halloween Contest Closes Tomorrow!

by CAPSLOCK

If you’d like to enter to win some great prizes (including the first four chapters of The Broken Eye), be sure to submit your costume pics by tomorrow, November 1, at 5pm PST! Go HERE for the rest of the details!

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Czech Black Prism!

Czech Black Prism!

by CAPSLOCK

We are very pleased to announce that The Black Prism is now available in the Czech Republic! Check out the cover:

czech-black-prism

Go HERE to order your copy from the publisher; to order from another retail outlet, go HERE or HERE.

 

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Halloween Costume Contest Reminder

Halloween Costume Contest Reminder

by CAPSLOCK

We’ve received some awesome entries for the Halloween costume contest. If you’d like a chance to win some amazing prizes, be sure to submit your entry by November 1, at 5pm PST!

A repost of the prizes and the rules below (if you have some questions, check out Brent’s comments HERE to see if they’ve been answered, and feel free to post other questions in the comments to this post):

FIRST PLACE: The first FOUR chapters of The Broken Eye – that’s two more new chapters than you can get anywhere else right now! – and signed copies of The Black Prism and The Blinding Knife in trade paperback.

SECOND PLACE: Signed copies of The Black Prism and The Blinding Knife in trade paperback.

THIRD PLACE: A signed copy of The Blinding Knife in trade paperback.

FOURTH PLACE: Two signed bookplates.

Rules:

1. Entry due by Friday, November 1, 2013 at 5pm Pacific Standard Time.

2. Entry must include a picture of you in a costume inspired by the Night Angel Trilogy or the Lightbringer Series (go HERE to check out the Night Angel character sketches), along with a one-to-two sentence description.

3. International entries are allowed and encouraged!

4. As long as the costume is materially yours, some Photoshop is fine (no presenting characters from movies or video games by putting a gloss of Photoshop on it and saying it’s your costume).

5. Two entries allowed per person, but you can only win once.

6. The subject line of the email must read: 2013 Costume Contest.

7. Address the email to: CAPSLOCK @ brentweeks.com (no spaces; and just like last year, Brent will be selecting the winners).

8. The costume must be family-friendly (as usual, we’d like to display the best entries on the website and can’t do that if it’s not appropriate for younger fans)

Winners will be announced on Monday, November 4, 2013.

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Spanish-Language Review and Book Trailer

Spanish-Language Review and Book Trailer

by CAPSLOCK

Spanish-language readers, check out this high praise of El Prismo Negro from book blog La Biblioteca de Seshat:

“Resumiendo, es un libro que como podéis ver me encanta, y no puedo sino recomendarlo a cualquier amante de la fantasía. Es de lo mejor en fantasía después de Tolkien y Martin…” [In short, as you can see, it is a book I love, and I can not but recommend it to any fantasy lover. It is the best in fantasy after Tolkien and Martin...]

Go HERE to read the rest and HERE to order your copy!

And for those of you who are interested in a Spanish Black Prism book trailer, this one has Spanish-language subtitles (though I can’t guarantee the complete accuracy of the translations!):

(Also, new poll at right!)

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