"I hate to say it, but she's got a point. We let the ebook authors promo their books with excerpts and stuff on their release date, why not the print authors?"
"Yeah, but that means turning Jean Marie loose again. Remember what she did the last time."
"C'mon, she can't pull something like that out of her ass every time. We'll give her a date a little back in the schedule. Lead off with folks who know the drill. They'll post excerpts and flog their contests. She'll be stuck."
I think they forgot I've got 165,000 words to choose excerpts from, not just the 120K that made it to the book. Mwahahahahaha!
So if you decide to follow the Promo Brick Road to today's Samhain blog you'll find some of the scenes that wound up on the cutting room floor. There's a little bit of Michael Ryan (the actor who plays Deryk and one of the biggest spears on the Vanyr wall), more on the inspiration for Jagger (Ruth Thompson has a lot to answer for, LOL) and even more of the madness that is Dragon*Con. And it closes with my favorite never-before seen morning-after scene.