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ZP News for September 2013

SEPTEMBER 2013 NEWS and PROMOTIONS

Our error is your gain! We still have some copies of The Marvelous Mechanical Man which was misprinted into the wrong size. So get your collectible copy (which will be signed by the author!) for the low price of $10. And will include FREE SHIPPING! Order your copy today from the ZP bookstore before they’re all gone!

New from Zumaya Thresholds Lights, Camera, Ali! by Christine Marciniak.

New from Zumaya Thresholds Windmills by Lyndi Alexander.

New from Zumaya Otherworlds The Marvelous Mechanical Man by Rie Sheridan Rose.

Meet our Authors and Artists! Check here often for their Appearance Schedules and other news.

September 2013

September 1st and 2nd, Zumaya Publications will be at the 71st Annual World Science Fiction Convention – Lone Star Con 3 – in San Antonio, Texas. But ZP won’t be there alone. Several of our authors will also be in attendanceGloria Oliver, Elizabeth Burton, Roberta Rogow, Rie Sheridan Rose, and more!

Roberta Rogow will be at BoucherCon in Albany, NY held on Sep 19-22.

Fiona Jayde, one of ZP’s cover artists, won two awards at the recent RONE awards put together by InDTale magazine. The awards were for Best Contemporary Cover and Best Fantasy Cover. The best fantasy cover is the main graphic on her website – http://www.FionaJaydeMedia.com. Congrats, Fiona!

Charles Bernard, not only creates gorgeous book covers, but he also produces art instruction videos. One of his videos has been accepted by ‘Advanced Photoshop’ magazine! The magazine is published in England by Imagine Publishing.

The video will be featured on the DVD that comes with the magazine. An intro to the video will appear in the section of the
magazine called ‘on the disc’. It will be featured in issue 114, on sale October 3rd! Totally awesome!

Have a great month!

 

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Zumaya Author News for May 2013

May 2013

Roberta Rogow will be at Malice Domestic (Mystery)in the Washington DC area – May 2 – 5, 2013.

Rie Sheridan Rose will be attending the 5th Annual Language Creation Conference in Austin, Texas May 4th and 5th. She will be presenting a poster about the language she created for The Luckless Prince.

Gloria Oliver will be present at Dallas ComiCon in Irving TX on May 17-19. The star lineup is mind boggling this year.

On May 24-27, 2013 Roberta Rogow will be attending BaltiCon an SF Convention in the Baltimore, Maryland area

On May 31-June 2, Gloria Oliver will also be at A-kon! Anime, J-Pop, voice actors and more!

 

Make sure to stop and say hello!

 

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ZP Author’s ArmadilloCon Schedules

If you’re going to be in Austin at ArmadiloCon, here’s the Zumaya Authors’s schedules!

Also, don’t forget that Zumaya will have a table in the Dealers Room, so come say “howdy!”

FRIDAY

Fr1800T The Changing Definition of Urban Fantasy
Fri 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Trinity
A. Allston, E. Bear, J. Hall, A. Martinez, J. Rountree*, D. Sylvan
This subgenre label has been around for several decades, and it’s being applied to stuff now that would have been out of bounds in the 80s. What does it mean, and what does it include and exclude?
Fr2000SB Trends in e-Book publishing
Fri 8:00 PM-9:00 PM Sabine
L. Anders, E. Burton, J. Kenner, J. Reasoner, W. Shetterly*
What kind of fiction is available as e-books these days, and how is it finding its audience?
Fr2100P Reading
Fri 9:00 PM-9:30 PM Pecos
Joan Upton Hall
Fr2100SA What’s New with Doctor Who
Fri 9:00 PM-10:00 PM San Antonio
F. Duarte, M. Fletcher*, G. Oliver, A. Porter, R. Rose
A discussion of recent developments with the classic BBC TV show.
Fr2200SB Fringe: Why We Like It
Fri 10:00 PM-11:00 PM Sabine
R. Bennett*, E. Burton, A. de Orive, Mi. Finn, R. Kelley, M. Walsh
How did this show become so watchable and interesting?

SATURDAY

Sa1000SB Game of Thrones: Comparing the Book to the Series
Sat 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Sabine
M. Bey, A. de Orive*, S. Leicht, G. Oliver, J. Rountree
Exploring the faithfulness of the adaptation and the high points of the book vs. the show.
Sa1000T Steampunk as a Fashion Movement
Sat 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Trinity
R. Bennett, Mi. Finn, B. Hale*, J. Vanderhooft
What is it about this neo-retro look that’s captured so much interest in fandom and even spread to TV shows like Castle?
 
Sa1000DR Signing
Sat 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Dealers’ Room
L. Anders, K. Frost, J. Hall, K. Hoover, B. Mahoney, R. Rogers
Sa1200SB SF/F Poetry Round Robin Reading
Sat Noon-1:00 PM Sabine
K. Holt, T. Mallory, J. McDermott, J. Perez*, R. Rose, J. Vanderhooft, D. Webb
Authors take turns reading from their own poems.
Sa1500SM Broad Universe Reading
Sat 3:00 PM-4:00 PM San Marcos
J. Cheney, M. Fletcher, P. Jones, A. Latner, N. Moore*, G. Oliver, C. Rambo, J. Reisman, J. Vanderhooft
A series of rapid-fire readings arranged by a prominent women’s writer organization.
Sa1700SM How Much Interaction Should Writers Have with Their Readers?
Sat 5:00 PM-6:00 PM San Marcos
E. Burton, K. Holt*, M. Maresca, J. Nevins, R. Rose
Spending time with your readers in person and online can be good for your ego and an effective way to promote your work. How do you keep it from taking too much time and negatively affecting your creative process?
Sa1800SA What’s New with Vampires
Sat 6:00 PM-7:00 PM San Antonio
A. Allston, M. Bey*, J. Hall, P. Roberts, D. Sylvan, S. White
Who are the new writers and what are the innovative ideas dealing with our favorite undead creatures?
Sa2030SM Reading
Sat 8:30 PM-9:00 PM San Marcos
Gloria Oliver
Sa2130P Reading
Sat 9:30 PM-10:00 PM Pecos
Rie Sheridan Rose
Sa2200SB Writing Erotic Fiction
Sat 10:00 PM-11:00 PM Sabine
M. Fletcher, P. Roberts*, R. Rose, J. Vanderhooft, S. White
The art of writing naughty stuff.

  

SUNDAY
 
Su1000SB Fans in the Mainstream Media: The Big Bang Theory, The Guild, and More
Sun 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Sabine
R. Eudaly*, Mi. Finn, P. Jones, G. Oliver, A. Porter, L. Thomas
Long regarded as social outcasts, sf/f fans are now the subjects of successful television shows, web series, and movies. How and why?
Su1000SA Theme Anthologies
Sun 10:00 AM-11:00 AM San Antonio
C. Brown*, M. Dimond, J. Mandala, N. Moore, J. Vanderhooft
The art and challenges of editing a theme anthology and writing stories for one.
Su1030P Reading
Sun 10:30 AM-11:00 AM Pecos
Elizabeth Burton
Su1100DR Signing
Sun 11:00 AM-Noon Dealers’ Room
K. Kimbriel, J. McDermott, G. Oliver, J. Reasoner, V. Villafranca
Su1200DR Signing
Sun Noon-1:00 PM Dealers’ Room
M. Bey, J. Blaschke, A. Downum, F. Duarte, S. Johnson, J. Vanderhooft
 
Su1300SA The Return of Sword and Sorcery
Sun 1:00 PM-2:00 PM San Antonio
L. Anders, L. Donahue*, J. Hall, R. Rose, W. Siros
Exploring the rising popularity of sword-wielding barbarians, supernatural snake creatures, bikini-clad maidens, and more.
Su1430P Reading
Sun 2:30 PM-3:00 PM Pecos
JoSelle Vanderfhooft

Hope to see you there!

 
 

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