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the other cool thing at Balticon: eSpec launch party!

Reblogging from Keith DeCandido…

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I forgot to mention one thing I did at Virtual Balticon 54: the eSpec Books launch party! One of the highlights of Balticon these last years has been the launch parties run by Danielle Ackley-McPhail, and every since she, her husband Mike McPhail, and Between Books owner Greg Schauer formed eSpec in 2015, it’s been an eSpec launch party specifically.

This year, the launch was virtual, and since part of any launch party is the ability to buy books, eSpec set up a “virtual launch” section on their online bookstore.

The launched books included:

  • To Hell and Regroup by David Sherman & Keith R.A. DeCandido (that’s me!)
  • The Literary Handyman: Build-a-Book Workshop by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
  • Arachne’s Crime by Christopher L. Bennett
  • In a Flash 2020 by Christopher J. Burke
  • Stellar Science Fiction by Jeff Young
  • Death’s Embrace by Michelle D. Sonnier
  • new editions of Danielle Ackley-McPhail’s Eternal Cycle

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  1. Marc Hart
    May 26, 2020 at 11:45 am

    Wasn’t Arachne’s Exile also funded? Can we expect the hardcover duology to be released alongside the trade paperback?

    • May 26, 2020 at 11:59 am

      EXILE was funded, yes, but Danielle hasn’t finished editing it yet, because she’s got plenty of other books on her plate. So the two books won’t be released at the same time, though hopefully the gap won’t be too great.

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