The Lee and Low New Visions Award opened on June 1st. The deadline is Oct 31st.
I’ve listed the details here: Lee and Low 2014 new Visions Award
Here’s the link to the Lee and Low website and the page listing the contest:
After I put up the post EACH ONE, REACH ONE I decided there was more I needed to do, besides putting links in the sidebar of this site.
So on this day remembering Martin Luther King Jr, I’m setting up a new site, one that I hope will become a one stop shop if a reader (or author) wants to peruse books with protagonists of color in all genres. The books won’t be sold on the site, but there will be links directing buyers and others to the websites where an author’s work can be purchased. I’m working on the new site now, on another browser. If you’d like to take a peek at what I’ve got so far, the site is
This is how I’m trying to set it up (columns, video set up, featured books slider)
Right now I mainly have place holders up. My hope is simply to become an asset for those without advertising budgets, or those new to self publishing, or those who aren’t listed on the front page of Amazon or Barnes and Noble. Maybe I can compile a decent database of authors and their novels. And I’ll have GIFs and book trailers up there also.
I’d also like to promote sites that review multicultural works, and those that interview authors of color. Hopefully, the site will be fully functional by February 🙂
We’ve narrowed the title down for the sequel to RAZHER. So far, Razher Rise of the Gargoyles got the most votes.
Chaos and Ram are twins. Karnage is the oldest brother, while Havoc is the youngest. Following up on the betrayal in the first novel RAZHER, the Gargoyles and their mythology play a major part in the sequel.
I hope to have an excerpt up this week. The Stone Boy will be released this week. A short excerpt can be read here, and there’s a longer sneak peek version on Amazon, which includes an excerpt of the paranormal romance FURIES Continue reading →