I’m thrilled to be moderating a panel at UniversalFanCon this year! Join us on the first day of the con, April 27th for…
YOU SEXY THING!
Panel Description: Sure geeks are universal…but so is romance. Many think that just because we’re nerds that we’re not interested in, or good at, all things smexy. But that’s just not true. After all, GEEK isn’t the only thing that’s universal. Sex is as universal as it gets. Every person on Earth got here through sex. And when it comes to CONSENSUAL good sex, there are more humans chasing it than running from it. Show me a person who denies this, and we’ll sell you a bridge in Greenland that’s lined with emeralds and your own personal crew waiting to sing ‘We’re off to see the wizard!’ in five-part harmony.
When we sit down to read we want to escape, yet have enough reality where we can see ourselves in the story. So why aren’t there extraordinary books out there starring the geek of your dreams? There are. And there are a lot of them. However, if you’re not sure where or how to come by these marvelous works of art, come to our panel and talk to the authors who create them. That’s right, we’ve got you.
This panel covers:
1) Worldbuilding (all genres, from contemporary to sci-fi to fantasy)
2) How kinky can geeks get? (BDSM romance)
3) Flipping for badass gods, faeries, angels, etc. (Fantasy romance)
4) Comic/Video game genres (wrapping games & romance together)
5) Da skilled lovers (writing scenes: realistic or ridiculous?)
6) Fang-banging, video gaming romance (speaks for itself, doesn’t it?)
7) Can we have it all? YES! (Multi-cultural, interracial, LGBT romance)
From books to the big screen, geeky sex equals…shiny! (Firefly/sci-fi romance)
Happy Black Friday from the convention organizer of my go-to cons, Romance Ink, Inc.!
So at ten am today Both AAD and TNEE tickets will be 25$ off! This includes Author and Reader for TNEE and READER ONLY for AAD.
With so much going on we REALLY want you to join us, and 75$ for TNEE for the VIP ticket is AWESOME. You get access to everything, PLUS early access to the signing, PLUS a special VIP only goodie room, and early access to the the Villians ball and a few other awesome godies! The authors are wrorking hard to rock this with you in mind to join us because we would LOVE to meet you and hangout with you!
For AAD, tickets are 175$ and include 4 full meals! And its in Savannah GA, a city with NO OPEN CONTAINER LAWS and we have SO MUCH planned already for this as well… Trips to the waterpark, Hilton head to shop, Trampoline night… all on TOP of the amazing event we have.planned! What other convention gives you an INFLATABLE welcome event filled with slides and fly walls and sumo suits? LOL. and the parties and balls we have are top notch. We REALLY wanna spend this with you!
So to get tnee: CODE is: GIVETHANKSTNEE link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-novel-experience-2016-atlanta-tickets-16823640963
AAD: Code is : GIVETHANKSAAD and the link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/authors-after-dark-2016-savannah-serendipity-tickets-18372928925
TICKET CODES WENT LIVE AT 10 AM today
MASTER OF CEREMONIES: SHERRILYN KENYON!
and the AAD Featured Authors
The Authors After Dark staff was made aware of a SERIOUS problem for readers for the 2015 year. Apparently in many places (NOT in New York ;D) school starts early August.
Unfortunately, we had NO IDEA! Please forgive us, the Con director is from NY and the staff are all from the northern states, and school doesn’t start there for the most part till after Labor Day.
So this, is a problem for a LOT of readers who are desperate to attend, but have put off getting their tickets because of the scheduling conflict.
Well… We have news for you! You can now get a weekend ticket at $175
Ticket is for FRIDAY and SATURDAY, August 14th and 15th, 2015. Ticket price includes all panels, parties and events on Friday and Saturday, plus 1 lunch, 2 dinners, 2 balls AND 4 hour access to the signing on Saturday with Sherrilyn Kenyon.
This has never been done before, and may not ever happen again. So get in on the fun in Atlanta with us crazy authors!
Get your two-day Reader’s Special ticket here –>AUTHORS After DARK Registration
We are happy to report that Mastered Two hit the USA Today bestseller list! Woohoo!
Luscious, Twilight Teahouse book two featured in Mastered Two, will be available in print at the Authors After Dark reader’s convention in August 2015. Thank you so much to everyone who purchased Mastered Two and to those of you who continue to buy books.
As part of the Mastered Two release, put your hat in the ring for a chance to win an iPad Mini! Click the link below to participate in the Rafflecopter giveaway. GOOD LUCK!!
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, and you can be sure it’s going to be a GOOD TIME! I hope to see you there.
Now on to other cool stuff.
April 21st — Mastered Two, featuring Luscious~Twilight Teahouse Book 2 [pre-order]
May 5th — Pursuit of Pride and Pleasure ~ Pryde Ranch Shifters Book 3 [pre-order]
July — 12 Alphas/12 Months, featuring Succulent~Twilight Teahouse Book 3
July — Wind and Fire (Gathering of the Storms, Volume 1)
Upcoming Releases – Dates to be announced
Caramel Kisses (previously published by Ellora’s Cave)
Hide No More (previously published by Ellora’s Cave)
The new release, Mastered, a boxed set chock full of BDSM hotness, hits the shelves on July 21st. It’s coming up FAST!
If you’d like to review an ARC of the book, hop over to NetGalley and get yours today!
For pre-orders use the Bit-Ly (shortened) links. Enjoy!
Announcing the winners of the following contests.
The winners of the 2014 Authors After Dark registration is…
Stacey June! Julianne Keller! And gamistress66! To claim your prize, make your reservation at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte using the link below. Send the hotel confirmation to me at tj @ tjmichaels.com and the convention organizer will send you your registration. You have 4 days to complete the transaction. Congrats again!
The winner of the “ENVY of the ball with Stella and TJ” contest is…
Cyndi Morrison Ziegler! To claim your prize contact me via email at tj @ tjmichaels.com with your top/shirt/blouse size. You have one week to claim your prize or another winner will be selected.
Thanks so much to everyone who participated and congrats again!
All winners were chosen using a random ‘name picker’ courtesy of www.random.org.
Want to attend Author’s After Dark for FREE?!
I’m sponsoring a GIVEAWAY for an Authors After Dark 2014 Registration, for the August 6-10th convention in Charlotte, NC featuring New York Time and USA Today bestselling author, Alexandra Ivy.
Two ways to enter! Send a message on Facebook, or comment at my website on the AAD Giveaway blog post. Just say “I wanna go to AAD 2014!”. Do it in both places and you’re entered twice!
If you win, to receive your registration simply Book It! Send It! Get It! **
- Book It! — Book your room at the fabulous Westin Hotel in Charlotte, NC, a 4-star swanky property. Be sure to ask for the Authors After Dark special rate.
- Send It! — Send the hotel confirmation to me privately.
- Get It! — With confirmation of your room, the conference organizer will send you your completely paid-for registration.
Entries Open: June 18th to noon, Sunday, June 22.
Winner Announced: Sunday, June 22nd at 6:00pm Eastern Time.
In addition, I’ll take you out to breakfast, lunch or dinner during your stay in Charlotte. And *drum roll please* we’re giving away 5-10 registrations for AAD 2015 with Master of Ceremonies Sherrilyn Kenyon, too… but you have to be present to win. And there’s over $4k in freebie books this year, plus over $5k in prizes being given away.
** Winner responsible for hotels fees and airfare.
It’s coming! My most favorite reader conference of the year is coming in August to Charlotte, North Carolina!
I’m a sponsor of the Sins and Virtues Ball, the Paranormal Party, and of course I’ll be signing books and participating in lots of panels and workshops. It’s going to be a ball and I hope to see you there.
Also, I’m going to have a basket/centerpiece thingy for one lucky winner who sits at my table during the Sins and Virtues ball. And of course, there will be special goodies for the rest of the table as well.
If you haven’t registered yet, get a move on
Register –> Authors After Dark Reader Event 2014
See you there!