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Sparkle in the rain…
Sparkle in the rain…
When: Thursday, Dec. 8, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Otter’s Den, 3166 Vista del Camino (next to Wells Fargo bank), Marina, Calif.
This is a great opportunity to pick up a copy of RISING or DARK SURF for yourself, or to do some holiday shopping and get signed/inscribed copies for family and friends. We’ll have special pricing on DARK SURF Graysuit t-shirts, too.
Already have the books? Just stop by for a drink and some fun!
DARK SURF and RISING win awards in 2016 Halloween Book Festival; RISING honored in 2016 Southern California Book Festival
DARK SURF and RISING nabbed two of the three Honorable Mentions in the Fantasy category of the 2016 Halloween Book Festival.
RISING was also awarded an Honorable Mention in the General Fiction category of the 2016 Southern California Book Festival, which honors the best books of the fall.
I’ve been invited to a private awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Nov. 19. I won’t be able to attend, however, because I’ll be at the awards ceremony for the Northern California Book Festival in Sonoma that night!
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DARK SURF wins 2nd place in General Fiction in 2016 Northern California Book Festival; RISING wins honorable mention!
The 2016 Northern California Book Festival selected DARK SURF as the Runner-Up in General Fiction, and recognized RISING with an Honorable Mention in the same category. This is the DARK SURF novel’s 7th award and RISING’s first award.
The Northern California Book Festival “honors the best books of the fall.” It considers fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business, technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card, travel/wine/ food, and regional lit.
I’ve been invited to attend a private awards ceremony in Sonoma in November. Books & wine? A winning combination!
T.C. Zmak will read a passage from RISING at Central Coast Writers’ Booktoberfest
On Tuesday, Oct. 18th, I’ll be one of the featured readers at the Central Coast Writers’ annual Booktoberfest! During the meeting, I’ll read a passage from RISING, the second novel in the DARK SURF series. In addition, several CCW members (including me!) will be selling and autographing books before and after the readings. The event will be held at the Point Pinos Grill, located at 77 Asilomar Blvd. in Pacific Grove, Calif. (at the golf course). Book sales begin at 5:30 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m.
The Californian, part of the USA Today network, has published a review of RISING!
“This book is very easy to read, the action moves along swiftly, and the language is pure surfer Californian. We can obviously look forward to further intriguing adventures of The Nomads!”
*Spoiler alert* – This review reveals plot details.
On Thursday, Oct. 13 from 1 to 2 p.m., T.C. Zmak will be a featured guest on WinslowArt TV.
During the hour-long show, I’ll be talking about DARK SURF, RISING, writing and more!
The host of WinslowArt TV, J.W. Winslow, is an author, poet and artist. Her live weekly show airs on Comcast channel 27 and AT&T channel 99 in Monterey County, and it streams live at www.ampmedia.org (click on AMP 2). Access Monterey Peninsula (AMP) provides community TV for Monterey County.
THANK YOU to everyone who purchased a copy of RISING this week, and thank you to everyone who attended the RISING Book Release Party! I sincerely appreciate you, your kind words, and your generous support.
If it weren’t for you, I probably wouldn’t be a novelist. Hmmm… Okay, well, I’d probably still be a novelist. It’s my passion and I can’t imagine not writing novels. But I can say that, without you, it wouldn’t be nearly as fun. So thank you for your support and for continuing this journey with me! You mean the world to me!