Announcing the Winners of the Twelve Kings ARC Contest!

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This was the first time I’ve done a contest like this. I’ll admit I was nervous because I wasn’t sure how receptive people would be to it. But honestly? It was really a blast. I’m definitely going to do this again, likely when Book 2 comes out.

Ah, but we’re here to announce winners, yes? So, without further ado, here we go.

The winner of the Second Prize is Adam Selby-Martin. Adam sent in the following cute and creative picture of desert critters. I love how The Winds of Khalakovo is nestled so lovingly between them, with the lion and tiger apparently scrapping for the right to get to read it first.

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Adam wins the following:

  • ARC of Twelve Kings in Sharakhai
  • Lest Our Passage Be Forgotten & Other Stories
  • A copy of Time Traveled Tales, which contains my story, “Parting the Clouds”

The winner of the First Prize is Nick V. Reys (@ThePaperDragon). I love the wind blowing over the desert, the unrelenting sun, and the sandship peaking from around the edge of the castle walls. Well done, Nick!

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Nick wins the following:

  • ARC of Twelve Kings in Sharakhai
  • Complete set of The Lays of Anuskaya trade paperbacks
    • The Winds of Khalakovo
    • The Straits of Galahesh
    • The Flames of Shadam Khoreh
  • Lest Our Passage Be Forgotten & Other Stories

And finally, the Grand Prize goes to Jazz Laforge. The deep blues of the sky and the walls and the harshness of the landscape really spoke to me. I love the oasis as well. It’s a nice encapsulation of Sharakhai, and even more impressive as Jazz hasn’t yet read the book!

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Jazz wins the following:

Thank you, everyone, for spreading the word and for entering the contest. This was a ton of fun.