The Most-Read posts of “…on Anything, Really” in 2012: ‘It’s Publication Day for New Zealand, Australia & the USA: Welcome to “The Gathering of the Lost” ‘
I couldn’t help but be pleased that this post made it into the ten most-read posts for last year—because let’s face it, as an author, the only thing more important than writing your books is getting them “out there” into the world.
So it’s nice when your stats tell you that the world “oot thar” thinks it’s at least a little bit important, too.
Here’s the post itself:
It’s Publication Day for New Zealand, Australia & the USA: Welcome to “The Gathering of the Lost”
We’ve survived earthquakes and liquefaction, we’ve counted down with excerpts from the book and finally the first 100 pages, we’ve talked celebrations and blog tours—and now finally, it’s The Day.
Today I’m welcoming The Gathering of the Lost, the second novel in The Wall of Night series, fully into the public arena right here in New Zealand, over the Tasman in Australia (it’s official my books are now Tasmanauts! — waves out to Joanna Preston) and in the USA and Canada. (And in just 9 days time, on April 5, it’ll be out in the UK as well.) And although there’s plenty happening here, later on in first Australian, and then USA, time I’ll be linking through to guest posts on Orbit and SF Signal respectively.
... [To avoid confusion, I have excluded details of the book giveaway and Tuckerization competitions that were part of the original post.] .
5.00 pm: My first guest post on the Australian leg of my Blog Tour posted on Orbit: “Celebrating “‘The Gathering of the Lost’ and the Power of Environment.” Click on the link to check it out—and I’d love it if you supported the Blog Tour with a comment.
8.00 pm: And now my first guest post on the North American leg of my Blog Tour has posted as well—over on SF Signal I’m “Celebrating Epic Fantasy & Publication of The Gathering of the Lost.” …
To see the original post, including comments and competitions, please click here.