Wow. I’m not kidding when I say that time flies when you’re having fun. I just realized that Countermeasure was released a little over two years ago.
January 12th, 2012 was a big day for us. Not only because we were releasing our first novel but also because we were taking the big step of going indie. And, as with most new indie authors, we were cutting the costs of production by tackling every single possible aspect of publishing we could.
It's no secret authors look for inspiration in life, in personal experiences, and in stories already told. We spin what-ifs in stories and create original works from things not imagined before. An unusual combination, an unlikely mix of components. We play with scenarios and plots like children play with chemistry sets, mixing ingredients in ways no real chemist would. That's how great stories are born.
As a thank you to those who are participating in the upcoming Blog Tour starting this Monday, we thought it would be fun to have a scavenger hunt throughout the week.
Each blog will include an easily identifiable image with a single word like the one below.
Participants visiting each stop of the Blog Tour will collect the word from each stop to complete a sentence. The sentence appeared in Countermeasure and has great meaning throughout our series. At the end of the tour, they can submit the full sentence (all 13 words) to us via the form below.
If the sentence is correct, their name will be entered in a special drawing for the following prize pack:
We'll update this post daily with the direct links to the Tour posts. Here is the list of Blog Tour stops in the correct order.:
Word 1 - Reading by the Book
Word 2 - I Heart Books
Word 3 - BeanieBrain Reader
Word 4 - Spreading the Word
Word 5 - Zita's Dream Reads
Word 6 - Wicked Readings by Tawania
Word 7 - Foxylutely Book Reviews
Word 8 - Elodie Parkes Erotic Romance
Word 9 - The Ruthin Trilogy Romance Book Blog
Word 10 - Becca Anne's Book Reviews
Word 11 - Stories and Swag
Word 12 - YATR
Word 13 - Twinsie Talk Book Blog
Entries accepted through February 4th, 2014.
Good luck, hunters!
Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to submit orders for signed paperbacks. You can find details about prices and shipping at the form page.
All of the submitted orders will be processed this weekend and shipped once Cecilia is back to California next week.
The Countermeasure Series authors and characters are out on tour starting this Monday. We'll pop by several blogs and review sites with brand new interviews and blog posts. The tour was organized by Reading by The Book. Check out each participant blog for the posts, giveaways and more.
Countermeasures Blog Tour Stops
We hope to see you there!
Chris & Ceci