Monday, May 31, 2010

Paranormal Summer Fest 2010!

All Things Urban Fantasy: Paranormal Summer Fest: Look Who’s Coming!

Every single day during the month of June, All Things Urban Fantasy & Tynga’s Reviews will be hosting different authors, titles and giveaways during the 1st ever Paranormal Summer Fest!

* 46 authors confirmed so far for Paranormal Summer Fest. Plus several more who they're still wooing.
* There will be giveaways for almost every book listed below (they are still working on getting a few titles, hopefully we’ll have giveaways for every title).
* They have received an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response from most publisher contacts (one even asked the dangerous question “how many copies do you want of each title?”)
* Keep an eye out for a few deluxe giveaways for entire series!

Look Who's Coming:

R.J. Anderson (Wayfarer)
Ilona Andrews (Magic Bleeds)
Sharon Ashwood (Unchained)
Cyn Balog (Sleepless)
Dakota Banks (Sacrifice)
Sarah Rees Brennan (The Demon's Covenant)
Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments & The Infernal Devices)
Marcia Colette (Stripped)
Tera Lynn Childs (Please Forgive My Fins)
Andrea Cremer (Nightshade)
MaryJanice Davidson (Undead and Unfinished)
Melisse De La Cruz (Key to the Repository)
Shannon Delany (13 to Life: A Werewolf's Tale)
Jocelynn Drake (Pray for Dawn & Wait for Dusk)
Abra Ebner (The Knight Angels)
P.N Elrod (Dark and Stormy Knights anthology)
Jennifer Estep (Web of Lies)
Becca Fitzpatrick (Crescendo)
Jeaniene Frost (Eternal Kiss of Darkness)
Yasmine Galenorn (Night Myst)
Seressia Glass (Shadow Chase)
Judith Graves (Under My Skin)
Jess Haines (Hunted By The Others)
Tate Hallaway (Almost to Die For)
Alyxandra Harvey (Blood Feud)
Allyson James (Stormwalker)
Christine Johnson (Claire de Lune)
Stacey Kade (The Ghost and the Goth)
Stacia Kane (Unholy Ghosts & Unholy Magic & City of Ghosts)
Karen Kincy (Other)
Kelly Meding (As Lie the Dead)
Chloe Neill (Twice Bitten)
Lee Nichols (Deception)
Alyson Noel (Dark Flame)
Robin D. Owens (Heart Series)
Nicole Peeler (Tracking the Tempest)
Adrian Phoenix (Black Dust Mambo)
Aprilynne Pike (Spells)
Linda Robertson (Fatal Circle)
Michelle Rowen (Demon Princess: Reign Check & Demon In Me)
Jeri Smith-Ready (Shade & Bring On the Night)
Lili St-Crow (Jealousy)
Maggie Stiefvater (Linger)
Carrie Vaughn (Kitty Goes to War)
Rachel Vincent (My Soul to Keep)
Alayna Williams (Dark Oracle)

All the giveaways for the event will end on July 4th and the winners will be announced on July 6th. Make sure you visit All Things Urban Fantasy & Tynga’s Reviews every day in June to find out more about these great titles and authors, and to enter the daily giveaways!

Happy Memorial Day!

I'd like to wish all my American friends a safe & fun Memorial Day! I'm so proud to be your neighbor!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

First Five Pages of WIND on Glass Cases!

I'm thrilled and honored to have the first five pages of my YA Paranormal Romance novel, WIND, published on GLASS CASES, Sarah LaPolla's dynamic blog!

Please take a look and tell me what you think!

Glass Cases

Thank you so much Sarah!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

''Dear Lucky Agent'' Contest: Fantasy and Sci-Fi Hosted by Guide to Literary Agents

''Dear Lucky Agent'' Contest: Fantasy and Sci-Fi

Guide to Literary Agents is hosting the fifth "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest on the GLA blog. This is a recurring online contest with agent judges and super-cool prizes. Here's the deal: With every contest, the details are essentially the same, but the niche itself changes—meaning each contest is focused around a specific category or two. So if you're writing a book-length novel that's fantasy or sci-fi, this fifth contest is for you!

E-mail entries to Please paste everything. No attachments.

The first 150-200 words of your unpublished, book-length work of fantasy or science fiction (adult fiction and/or YA fiction; no MG please). You must include a contact e-mail address with your entry and use your real name. Also, submit the title of the work and a logline (one-sentence description of the work) with your entry.

Please note: To be eligible to submit, you have to do one of two things: 1) Mention and link to this contest twice through your social media—blogs, Twitter, Facebook; or 2) just mention this contest once and also add Guide to Literary Agents Blog ( to your blogroll. Please provide link(s) so the judges can verify eligibility!

1. This contest will be live for approximately fourteen days—from May 12 through the end of Wednesday, May 26, EST. Winners notified by e-mail within 7 days of end of contest. Winners announced on the blog thereafter.
2. To enter, submit the first 150-200 words of your book. Shorter or longer entries will not be considered. Keep it within word count range please.
3. This contest is solely for completed book-length works of fantasy and science fiction (both YA and adult novels are accepted; no MG).
4. You can submit as many times as you wish. You can submit even if you submitted to other contests in the past, but please note that past winners cannot win again.
5. The contest is open to everyone of all ages, save those employees, officers and directors of GLA's publisher, F+W Media.
6. By e-mailing your entry, you are submitting an entry for consideration in this contest and thereby agreeing to the terms written here as well as any terms possibly added by Chuck in the "Comments" section of the GLA blog post. (If you have questions or concerns, write me to Chuck at

Top 3 winners all get: 1) A critique of the first 10 pages of your work, by your agent judge. 2) A free one-year subscription to

Roseanne Wells is a literary agent at the Marianne Strong Literary Agency.