From the Slushpile: The Devil & Klaus Kristiansen (Part III)

Part III of The Devil & Klaus Kristiansen by Jeremy Hicks now live.

J. Jeremy Hicks -- Author

Author’s Note: In the interest of timeliness, I have compressed my serialization to five parts. I want you to read all of this before Halloween. 3:)

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My eyes tried to focus on the unearthly visage of the beast, but my brain either failed or refused to fully comprehend its features. The inky mass moved rapidly. Tucking the heart in close to its own rotten excuse for one, it sprung toward the far wall. The shadow thing reminded me of a running back on the move and the open window appeared its end zone.

I rushed to the windowsill but moved too slowly to intercept the shadow. To this day, I’m not sure what I’d have done had I caught the tiger by the tail. Truth be told, I was woefully unprepared for the challenge, mind, body, and soul.

The shadowy devil leapt from the second story of…

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Sands of Sorrow to debut at Rocket City Lit Fest This Weekend!

J. Jeremy Hicks -- Author

The Cycle of Ages Saga is returning to Huntsville, Alabama, this weekend for the first annual Rocket City Lit Fest at Von Braun Civic Center. Jeremy Hicks will be there to debut Sands of Sorrow, the highly anticipated sequel to Finders Keepers. Come out Saturday or Sunday if you’d like a signed copy of either novel. Paperbacks will be 2 for $20 all weekend, so you’ll be able to buy both novels at a steep discount. There will be some promotional items available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Plus, 100 other authors, artists, vendors, and others will have booths and tables filling the convention hall. Panels will be held. Select readings will be, well, read. Hopefully, read well as well. 😉 And you can be a part of it all.

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For more details on Rocket City Lit Fest, click HERE.

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From the Slushpile: The Devil & Klaus Kristiansen (Part I)

Jeremy Hicks shared the first installment of his short story “The Devil & Klaus Kristiansen.” Check it out below.

J. Jeremy Hicks -- Author

Let’s start October off on the right foot with a new blog feature, “From the Slushpile.” I’ve decided on this title as many of the stories that I will share in serial form here were either too extreme for the publishers (as in the case of our first story), did not work for the publishers/editors, or simply did not find a home in print for one reason or another.

I’ve held onto these for some time, even though they continue to get good reviews from select people who have read them. And I cannot afford to pay a cover artist for each story so I can place them on Kindle. As a result of being a broke guy with dark, eclectic, and often whimsical tastes in fiction, you will have the opportunity to read these on my blog in serialized form. All for free. Well, mostly free. I will ask for a…

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Sands of Sorrow Book Launch Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a paperback copy of Sands of Sorrow!

J. Jeremy Hicks -- Author

Does the subject line say #Giveway? Technically, excluding the bothersome but necessary hashtag, you’re correct!

Enter HERE for a chance to win a #FREE paperback copy of the Cycle of Ages Saga: Sands of Sorrow, the sequel to Finders Keepers, through #Amazon Giveaways.

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If you don’t win, you can still purchase Sands of SorrowHERE.

If you haven’t read the first installment in the Cycle of Ages Saga, you can purchase Finders Keepers, HERE.

Please remember to share this with your friends and fellow readers. Thanks for participating!

May the Fates of Faltyr be kind to you, dear reader.

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Upcoming Appearance — Geek Gathering 2015

Ten days until The Cycle of Ages Saga arrives at The Geek Gathering 2015! Don’t miss it!

J. Jeremy Hicks -- Author

Ten days from now, I’ll be bringing the Cycle of Ages Saga to the most happening convention in NW Alabama. Thousands of people will descend upon the town of Sheffield to attend The Geek Gathering on September 19th & 20th. You’ll be able to meet and greet with actors like Vernon Wells (The Road Warrior, Weird Science), shop scores of vendor tables, attend panels on various Geek culture topics, and even buy autographed books from struggling authors like me. Please buy books from struggling authors like me. 🙂

Hope to see you there!

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