Indies Unlimited 2016 Editors’ Choice Flash Fiction Anthology.

I am pleased to announce that one of my stories has been included in the Indies Unlimited 2016 Editors’ Choice Flash Fiction Anthology.

You can get for free today on Amazon.

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We will also be offering the book for free on the following dates: November 26 and 27, and December 25 and 26.

The normal price for the anthology, once it goes off of free, will be $.99.

 

And don’t forget, Star Touched comes out tomorrow!

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Only 2 Days until STAR TOUCHED Releases

Only two short days before

STAR TOUCHED releases.

October 1, 2017

Have you ordered your copy yet?

Hope you can stop by at the Facebook Book Launch Party.

Monday, October 2, 2017

The fun starts at 7:00 PM EST and runs until 8:00.

Trivia, prizes, and maybe a short reading.

See you there.

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TECHNOLOGY FAIL

A few weeks ago, only two weeks before STAR TOUCHED’s release, my computer had an epic fail. I spent three short days without a reliable computer while I struggled to get the new one set up and running. It felt like a month. Both a blessing and a curse, technology has made our world smaller and brought us together while also highlighting our faults. Our society has become very reliant on it.

So, what would happen if we didn’t have any modern technology? No phones; no computers; no electricity or refrigeration; limited or no communication with the rest of the world. Ask the people whose homes were flattened by the recent hurricanes what it’s like. They are living that nightmare right now.

The post cataclysmic world in STAR TOUCHED deals with those same issues. What would you do if all your technology stopped working? Good thing I would still have my trusty pad of paper…and no social media to distract me from writing.

 

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Eighteen year old Tatiana is running from her past and her Star-touched powers eight years after a meteor devastates earth’s population.

Her power to heal is sometimes overshadowed by the ability to create ravaging fires. Fleeing the fear induced persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. This civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble. Tatiana is once again left with the choice to flee or to stay and fight for the new life she has built. Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends… and herself.

“A unique and finely crafted debut novel, the characters touched my heart as I was drawn into their plight and compelled to finish!”

 — New York Times bestselling Author Maria V. Snyder

“[Star Touched] is fast-paced with well-defined characters and dialog that snaps. The ravaged, post-technological American society is depicted with sure strokes. The story draws one in and keeps one reading. And that’s exactly what one wants from a book.”

 — “A.L. Sirois, author of THE BOHEMIAN MAGICIAN.”

 

“A great YA dystopian novel exploring the challenges of being different, acceptance, maturity, and friendship. Get Star Touched by A.L. Kaplan as soon as it launches in October.”

— Steven Southard

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7 Days and Counting – Fun at the Baltimore Book Festival.

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Baltimore Book Festival at the Inner Harbor. The unusually hot weather for this time of year didn’t deter people from coming or their enthusiasm. I met some great fellow authors and made a some new friends.

book festival 2 2017Fifi had a great time as well. Here’s a picture of her on my shoulder. Who or what is Fifi you ask? She a character in STAR TOUCHED. Don’t be fooled by this tiny white fluff ball. She’s more than she seems. You’ll have to read the book to find out more.

 

 

Be sure to join me for the STAR TOUCHED Book Launch Party Startouched front cover2

October 2, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Eastern Time on Facebook.

Come hang out with us while we discuss STAR TOUCHED, have some trivia and win some great prizes!!

Be sure to invite your friends to join you!!

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There are only a few days left to enter the Goodreads giveaway, so don’t wait.

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10 Days Until STAR TOUCHED Releases And You’re Invited To A Party

YOU ARE INVITED

The official STAR TOUCHED Book Launch Party will be October 2, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Eastern Time on Facebook.

Come hang out with us while we discuss STAR TOUCHED, have some trivia and win some great prizes!!

Be sure to invite your friends to join you!!

Trailer image 1Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers. Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble. Will Tatiana flee or stay and fight for the new life she has built? Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends…and herself.

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Brand New STAR TOUCHED Book Trailer

Here is the official book trailer for STAR TOUCHED. 

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Music composed and performed by the very talented Jeff “Kalak” Scott.

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Book Review on Poseidon’s Scribe

Poseidon’s Scribe just posted a review of STAR TOUCHED. Pop on over and check out their page.

Don’t forget to order your copy of STAR TOUCHED.

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