Author: Lisa

SUGAR SKULL book deal!

I’ve been sitting oh-so-patiently on this news for a month, but now I can fire off the confetti cannons, because Skyscape is going to publish SUGAR SKULL, my near-future YA/NA collaboration with fellow scribbler and smartarse Glenn Dallas. Author of TICKER and the THEATRE ILLUMINATA trilogy, Lisa Mantchev’s and debut author Glenn Dallas’s YA SUGAR…
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February 4, 2015 1

A Grand Experiment in Crowdfunding!

It’s a beautiful thing, to have so many avenues  for creativity. As yet, I had not dipped a toe in the crowdfunding waters, as each of the different sites serve a slightly different purpose with varying goals, none of which lined up with my ongoing projects. But a few of my artistic friends have set…
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January 9, 2015 0

Bookplates, Nonsense Seals, and Tattoos (oh, my!)

AT LAST, the information on how you can get your hands on the TICKER Swag Pack, perfect for the Penny Farthing superfan OR for adding to a holiday book gift. What You Get: TICKER bookmark (showing front and back) Author-signed bookplate (last line is left free for YOUR name) with 3D gear embellishments Gold embossed…
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December 1, 2014 0

Bazalgate Shopkeeps – Launch Week Giveaway!

Welcome to the official online launch party for TICKER! Now available in hardcover, paperback, audiobook, and e-book worldwide! Order your SIGNED copies from the University Book Store! To celebrate, I have joined forces with some lovely small and family businesses, just in time for holiday shopping! Thirteen shops now open! Thirteen giveaways open to entries…
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December 1, 2014 0

TICKER Trailer Share-The-Love Contest!

The WINNER for the “Tour Bazalgate Scavenger Hunt” is DEB HARRELL I shall be contacting you shortly about your Custom-covered Kindle Paperwhite! But if you didn’t win… never fear! I already have another contest locked and loaded. Remember when I glued some gears on a YouTube video and made a trailer? To celebrate shiny with…
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November 16, 2014 0

TICKERtape parade

So much has happened this week that I wanted to do a round-up post of gear-strewn confetti and assorted shininess. On November 1st, there was the surprise announcement that TICKER is available in the US/UK through the Kindle First program. It’s free to enroll and then for $1.99, you get to read it a month…
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November 12, 2014 0