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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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ZP News for August 2013

NEWS and PROMOTIONS

 

Our error is your gain! Our latest title The Marvelous Mechanical Man was misprinted into the wrong size. So ZP now has 50 collectibles you can get (and will be signed by the author!) for the low price of $10. And will include FREE SHIPPING! So order your copy today from the ZP bookstore before they’re all gone!

 

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

 

New from Zumaya Boundless The 9th Man by Dorien Grey.

New from Zumaya Thresholds No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia.

 

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

August 2013

Roberta Rogow will be at the 12th Annual Deadly Ink Mystery Conference in New Brunswick,NJ held on Aug 2-4.

 

Chester Aaron will be at the Guerneville Regional Library on Saturday August 17 at 2pm in GUerneville, CA.

 

An audiobook version of Gloria Oliver’sVassal of El is now available from IAMBIK. This is the second title of her novels now available in an audio version.

 

Zumaya Publications will be at the 71st Annual World Science Fiction Convention – Lone Star Con 3 – on August 29 thru September 2, 2013. But ZP won’t be there alone. Several of our authors will also be in attendance! Gloria Oliver, Elizabeth Burton, Roberta Rogow, Rie Sheridan Rose, and more!

 

 

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ZP Author and Artist News – June 2013

June 2013

Chester Aaron will be at the Central Library in Santa Rosa, Ca on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 2 PM.

Wendy Dager, author of the Daphne Lee-Lee Series of Misadventures, will be the guest speaker at the June 11 meeting of the Ventura County Writers Club.

On June 21-23, 2013 Roberta Rogow will be attending Counterpoint a Filk Convention in the Washington, DC area

Rie Sheridan Rose will be attending Apollo Con in Houston, Texas on June 21-23.

Chester Aaron will be at the Rincon Valley Regional Library in Santa Rosa, Ca on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2 PM

Gloria Oliver will be present at SoonerCon in Oklahoma City, OK on June 28-30.

Rie Sheridan Rose’s flash story “Coyote Moon” will be appearing in the Shifters Charity Anthology benefiting the American Humane Association’s Red Star Rescue Team.

 
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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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Zumaya Publications Birthday Bash Virtual Tour

Happy Birthday Zumaya Publications

Join Elizabeth Burton and the authors of Zumaya Publications as they tour the blogosphere to celebrate their  fifth year anniversary with a month long birthday bash!  Zumaya Publications is a small press publishing house based in Austin, Texas, and has been the home of many wonderful and talented authors under the direction of the multi-talented editor, Elizabeth Burton.  Together they are celebrating five years of irresponsible reading with giveaways, chats and more at Pump Up Your Book!

About Zumaya Publications

Zumaya PublicationsWE SUPPORT IRRESPONSIBLE READING

Zumaya Publications was founded in British Columbia in 1999 by author Diana Kemp-Jones and artist/author Martine Jardin. Their goal was to develop a publishing company that combined the best of the old, traditional methods with the best of the new. For them, this meant developing an internet-based house that utilized print-on-demand technology.

In 2006, Zumaya moved to Austin TX as Zumaya Publications LLC, under the direction of Executive Editor Elizabeth Burton. Over the next three years, Zumaya branched into seven imprints—Arcane, Boundless, Embraces, Enigma, Otherworlds, Thresholds and Yesterdays. In 2009, Marianne and Joyanne Moul replaced Jardin as partners in the company. Plans to implement a graphic novel imprint, Zumaya Fabled Ink, are currently underway as well as a line of artist-designed illustrated classics.

To date, Zumaya has published more than 200 titles in all areas of fiction as well as some superb nonfiction, many of which have won awards. Gideon by Chester Aaron was selected the silver medal winner in the YA-Cultural/Historical category of the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, The Everdark Gate by Elizabeth Burton received the Dream Realm Award in Fantasy for speculative fiction in ebook format, and Busting Loose: Cancer Survivors Tell You What Your Doctor Won’t by Cheryl Swanson received the silver medal in the Living Now Book Awards.

Zumaya Publications is committed to two things: allowing undiscovered talent the opportunity to be heard and moving publishing into the 21st century by actively using and promoting new technologies and business models that have significantly less environmental impact than the traditional one. To accomplish the latter means developing new strategies for marketing and distribution, which are already being studied and implemented. The cost-effectiveness of inventory-free production, eliminating both the need for stocking large numbers of books and the subsequent need to dispose of unsold copies, allows the company to take risks with both new authors and content more often than is feasible for those using traditional methods.

Publishing 20-25 titles annually, Zumaya is one of a new breed of book publisher utilizing up-to-date technology in new ways.

Visit Zumaya Publications at www.zumayapublications.com.

About Elizabeth Burton

Elizabeth Burton has had four novels and three erotic romance ebook novellas published in the decade since she decided it was past time to pursue her long-postponed career as a
storyteller. After working as a journalist and newspaper editor, she took advantage of a job hiatus to work on fiction, publishing the first novel, Dreams of Darkness, as an ebook in 2000.
She also became a much-in-demand freelance book editor and reviewer, publishing the online review zine The Blue Iris Journal from 1999 to 2003. She was a finalist in the 1999 Writers of
the Future, and is a member of the Fandom Association of Central Texas (FACT) where she is on the board of directors and serves as board secretary, and is co-chair for ArmadilloCon 32,
Austin’s oldest literary SF/F convention.

In 2003, she became a partner in Zumaya Publications as executive editor, and in 2009 purchased the company in partnership with her niece while trying–again–to find time to write.
Her most recent novel, The Everdark Gate, was the winner of the 2008 Dream Realm Award for Fantasy.

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Zumaya Publications Birthday Bash Virtual Tour Schedule

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balloonsTuesday, July 5

Elizabeth Burton interviewed at Virgina Beach Publishing Examiner

Wednesday, July 6

Zumaya author Cindy Speer guest blogging at Literarily Speaking

Thursday, July 7

Elizabeth Burton interviewed at Book Marketing Buzz

Friday, July 8

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Monday, July 11

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Tuesday, July 12

Elizabeth Burton interviewed LIVE at Barry ‘Storyheart’ Eva’s A Book and a Chat

Wednesday, July 13

Zumaya author Mike DiCerto guest blogging at Cafe of Dreams

Thursday, July 14

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Friday, July 15

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Monday, July 18

Zumaya author Wendy Dager guest blogging at Literal Exposure

Tuesday, July 19

Zumaya author Gloria Oliver guest blogging at Beyond the Books

Wednesday, July 20

Zumaya author Carole Waterhouse guest blogging at Book Reviews by Molly

Thursday, July 21

Zumaya author Linda Andrews guest blogging at As the Pages Turn

Friday, July 22

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Monday, July 25

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Tuesday, July 26

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Wednesday, July 27

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Thursday, July 28

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Friday, July 29

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Otherworlds Imprint Release – The Price of Mercy by Gloria Oliver

Another release from Zumaya Otherworlds Imprint – The Price of Mercy by Gloria Oliver

The Price of Mercy

Which is worse...the monster within or without?

Jarrin Lestrave thought things were bad when he was forced to become a gigolo to a lusty baroness. When she drops him for a new lover, he sneaks into an imperial ball hoping to find a new patroness. Yet when the moment comes, he leaves his mystery lady with nothing more than a kiss.

Before the next day has barely begun, Jarrin is condemned for treason, his attempted escape thwarted by the mysterious Twelve. Then he learns his sentence: immortal life as a monster in the service of the emperor for despoiling the woman he left untouched in the garden–Her Imperial Highness Princess Yolandra.

Available in trade paperback, and in ebook for Kindle and NOOK .

 
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Posted by on June 18, 2011 in Zumaya Otherworlds

 

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