March 2011 News - Story for Japan Those of you who have been following my newsletters for a while know that I previously offered a free story to anyo

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March 2011 News - Story for Japan

Those of you who have been following my newsletters for a while know that I previously offered a free story to anyone donating to the relief effort following the Haiti earthquake.

Now I'm offering the same thing for those donating to Japanese earthquake relief. Details follow below.

I'd hoped to have more stories out this month, but two conventions (expected) and two funerals (unexpected) cut into my time more than I'd hoped. Nevertheless, below you'll find links for two stories I've posted in the last month: "Kidnapped by Saurians" and a re-release of "Sisters in Arms." And remember, you can follow me on Facebook or Twitter to get updates between newsletters.

In this edition you'll also find a link to a free Snowraven wallpaper, plus some cover previews for stories that I hope to have out next month.

Also returning are the ever-popular Appearances Calendar and the ever-enticing Editorial Calendar.

With all that waiting for you in the paragraphs to come, what are you waiting for? Get reading!

New cover - FREE story for Japan - THE GIFT OF THE DRAGONS

It seems like disaster never takes a holiday. No sooner do we feel like we may have one under control than another springs up.

To encourage and reward those helping others, I have, in the past, given away a free e-book. This catastrophe will be no different. The story "The Gift of the Dragons" was written in response to the terrible Indian Ocean Tsunami, so it seems only right to give it away to aid disaster response.

This edition, just released, sports a new cover featuring the art at left.

I am giving this away on the honor system. If you have donated to Japan relief -- or New Zealand relief -- you are entitled to the book. (If not, you can still buy it at the regular price.)

The code to get your free story for donating to Japan (or New Zealand) is:

GN63Y

Click on this link to go to Smashwords and get your free copy of "The Gift of the Dragons" - with cool new cover.

Feel free to pass this code -- and the newsletter -- along to other people who have donated to disaster relief.

Out Now! Get your copies today!

 

Editorial Calendar

Calendar is subject to change, of course.

Recent releases: Blue Kingdoms: Mages & Magic, Snowraven
Reissued: Martian Knights, Luck o' the Irish, Zombies, Werewolves & Unicorns

NOW: Kidnapped by Saurians (Dungeons & Dinosaurs)
NOW: New edition of "The Gift of the Dragons" (see cover preview below)
April: New Crimson story and/or "The Road to the Crown" allegory (see cover previews below)
May: Frost Harrow 1: Scream Lover
June: Pan-Dimensional Yule Party
July: Time War: Brute Force and/or Crimson story
August: Frost Harrow 2: Die with Me and GenCon antho featuring "Time War 2"
September: Six-Gun Crimson (tentative)
October: Frost Harrow 3: Ghouls
November: Elf Erotica story (untitled)
December: BK: Swords & Sorcery

Still available: Walkabout Publishing's Unforgettable by Paul McComas.
Summer: Walkabout Publishing releases the 2nd GenCon Authors' Collection.

Upcoming re-releases include the e-book version of "Martian Knights" (short story -- also available in the collection Martian Knights & Other Tales) and "Shipmates."

You asked for it, you got it: something new from Stephen D. Sullivan every month of 2011. Stay tuned!

Appearances Calendar

As you know, I'm expanding my public appearances in 2011 -- and this newsletter will help you keep track of the places and times to see me! If you were lucky, you caught me at C2E2 or GaryCon in March. Here's what's coming up!

June 17-18 - SE WI Festival of Books, Waukesha, WI - Panels
August 4-7 - Gen Con, Indianapolis, IN - Writing Seminars
Click here for my Gen Con schedule!
August 11-14 - Wizard World Chicago, IL - TBA

I hope to see you at some (or all) of these events. There, you can pick up a new book or two (and get things autographed) or just drop by and say "Hi!"

Another Snowraven Wallpaper!

Two Snowraven wallpapers are not enough . . . so last month I put up two more! Did you get them yet? (One is above.) They're there along with a bunch of other cool SDS wallpapers. Take your desktop on a trip into Blue Kingdoms history! Click here to go to my wallpaper page and download Snowraven for free!

Get Your Free Stories Now!

My "write a review, get a free story" policy continues -- and some folks are building up quite a free story collection! So, if you've posted something on your blog, or Facebook, or Amazon (or elsewhere), let me know. You can contact me through those services, my website, or just write to fanmail@stephendsullivan.com.

For your efforts, I'll send you a free story in PDF, or a format you prefer. I'll even try to send something you haven't seen before. And, those who put up reviews are also likely to get a first look at my new stuff (like my upcoming Frost Harrow books or even Time War 2.). Such a deal! So, what are you waiting for? Hit your keyboards!!

Coming Soon!

 

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Help me write and publish full time by spreading the word about my work! Tell your friends and social networks about this newsletter. Have them go to my website and sign up. (Sign up yourself if you got this newsletter indirectly.) Help me build my legion of followers so I can continue to write cool stories -- and offer some of them for free!

Thanks!

Steve Sullivan

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