Releasing in May 2014: The Blood

Releasing in May 2014: The Blood

As my first novel approaches publication (early May 2014)I have been asked when and where I am going have an official launch party. Having never been to a launch party for a book I am in need of some ideas and suggestions how to launch a scifi/fantasy book aimed at YA and adults. How long should I wait after publication to hold such an event? Local book store suggested at least three months to see how the book does. Another question concerns the fact that is book is independently published so I do not have a large or even medium sized publishing house to back me up (if that was even an option). I will be doing this on my own (with the help of some enthusiastic friends and family). What are your thoughts?

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About TimberDark Writer

Simply, I am passionate about writing and dancing. I love reading, quilting and hunting. I have written stories since childhood. I have a degree in English, taught in a parochial school, substituted K-12, raised three daughters, coached and refereed youth soccer, square danced since I was seven, created and quilted award winning quilts. When not writing I assist my husband teach square dancing 3-4 times a week, co-coach an historical dance exhibition team and I hunt with my family and friends to fill the freezer. My first novel, "The Blood,"published in May 2014 is a multiple award winner and received a four star review by Foreward Clarion Review in May 2016. The second novel, "The Balance" was published September 1, 2016. These are the beginning installments of the science fiction/fantasy crossover series, "The Stone's Blade." Book three, "The Blades" is under construction. My TimberDark Writer blog is a part of my writing process. You are invited to share in the journey.
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