With the release of the UK paperback of Promise of Blood earlier this week, I decided it was as good a time as any to have some kind of a giveaway. But I'm not gonna make it easy on you this time. No, no. This is going to be a contest! And a photo contest, no less. To enter the contest, here's what you have to do: The contest is over! Check out the winners here.
1. Take a picture of your copy of Promise of Blood. It can be a hardcover or an ebook on your favorite ereader (turned to the title page). Do something fun with it. Jazz it up. Make me laugh. You can also take a picture of where you'd keep your copy if you had one. 3. Send me an email at brian (at) brianmcclellan (dot) com with the header CONTEST ENTRY. Give me the link to where you posted it as well as your city/state/country. I will be sharing the pictures on the website as they come in.
In a couple of weeks, probably after I get back from ConFusion, I'll choose my three favorite photos. First place will win a signed hardcover of Promise of Blood. Second place will win a signed US trade paperback. Third place will win a signed UK paperback. You can add them to your collection, give them to friends, donate to your local library, use it as a plate. Anything you want! And yes, this giveaway is open internationally.
The first entries are in!
And another one from Tori (Instagram won't let me copy the image).
If you don't want to wait to see if you won, Amazon has reduced the sale price for Promise of Blood a whole nine more cents, and it's currently $1.91 in the US. Madness!
A few other things of note. I recently wrote a guest blog on the Kindle Daily Post, where I talked about my favorite fantasy novels of all time. I also found this stinking awesome Steampunk Star Wars art which I shared on Facebook and Twitter and like it so much I'm going to share it here too. Also, if you liked the Powder Mage short stories "The Girl of Hrusch Avenue" and "Hope's End", you'll be happy to know that I'm editing a Powder Mage novella that should be out by the beginning of February. I plan on posting the cover art sometime next week.