Results of the Chosen giveaway

As promised, the results of the Chosen: Book I giveaway! After compiling all the names of those who entered, I enlisted the help of Benny, my faithful feline companion, and Emily, my faithful friend and punster, to select the winner in the most scientific way possible. By putting each name on a little strip of paper and drawing a name out of hat. Here you … Continue reading Results of the Chosen giveaway

Last chance to win a signed copy of Chosen

ATTENTION, PEOPLE OF THE EARTH! Be advised that tomorrow is the final day to enter to win a signed, advance reader copy of Chosen, your new favorite LGBT fantasy novel! It has magic! It has emotion! It has daring action scenes and not-so-daring scenes where the characters, like, talk together and stuff! IT HAS EVERYTHING! ENTER TODAY or regret it forever. When a mark on … Continue reading Last chance to win a signed copy of Chosen

Ask Me Anything, #2: Which involves pizza and a great deal of maturity

And now, the second exciting installment of Ask Me Anything, featuring yet more questions and answers! Hooray. So, let’s get right down to it with the first question: Question #1: Do you like Chicago style pizza? If so, where’s the best place you have had it? -Bridget R. I must confess, Bridget, to an Awful Truth. Despite having lived in Chicago for nearly seven years, … Continue reading Ask Me Anything, #2: Which involves pizza and a great deal of maturity

Totally Real Celebrity Interviews #1: Benedict Cumberbatch

My Bistrips avatar recently sat down with a Benedict Cumberbatch glamour photo to have a serious talk about his life, career, and who he thinks is the best author in the entire room. Here is that groundbreaking interview in its entirety: /sleep deprivation strikes again Continue reading Totally Real Celebrity Interviews #1: Benedict Cumberbatch

Of giveaways and musical bosoms

Reminder: You, yes you, can win a signed, advance reader copy of Book I of Chosen! When a mark on your skin decides whether you live or die… A knock on the door, a voice in the night, and fifteen-year-old Kaine Ikarra’s world changes forever. His father has disappeared and no one will say what’s happened to him, only that he’s gone and won’t be … Continue reading Of giveaways and musical bosoms

In which there are both questions and answers (!)

Welcome, friends, to the first installment of Ask Me Anything, a terribly exciting series in which readers are invited to (wait for it) ask me anything. Whee! Without further ado, let’s get to the first question: Question 1: What are your favorite places to visit in Chicago, and why? -Vicky Well, Vicky, that’s a fine question, and one I will now do my best to … Continue reading In which there are both questions and answers (!)

In which the dreadful consequences are revealed

It would seem that my six-hour journey yesterday was not without consequences. Yes. For you see, the sad truth of the matter is… I’m sick. On the plus side, at the moment it’s just a bit of a sore throat plus a general overwhelming feeling of you’re sick you’re sick you’re sick just in case you forgot for a minute HEY you’re sick…but as I … Continue reading In which the dreadful consequences are revealed

In which I meet the Nostalgia Critic, and it is good.

Today, after a journey so long and arduous that I had to resist the urge to toss a ring into Mount Doom at the end of it, I had the chance to meet one of my internet celebrity heroes, Doug Walker, AKA the Nostalgia Critic / That Guy With The Glasses! The event, held at a Barnes & Noble in Oak Brook, was a group … Continue reading In which I meet the Nostalgia Critic, and it is good.

A glorious announcement and a chance to bombard my inbox with awkward questions

Friends, I have some truly glorious news. I have accomplished something today that I never dreamed possible, something that I feel is the very pinnacle of human achievement. I HAVE FINISHED ALL OF MY CHRISTMAS SHOPPING. My Christmas shopping style, it should be noted, generally involves a frenzied rush through the shops two days before Christmas, followed by a sleepless night of wrapping and papercuts … Continue reading A glorious announcement and a chance to bombard my inbox with awkward questions

Win a signed copy of Chosen, Book I

Hey, whoa, it’s giveaway time! The prize: A signed, advance reader copy of my upcoming LGBT fantasy novel, Chosen, Book I: The Hayel. How To Enter: Like my Facebook page. And? And…that’s it! Just like my Facebook page, and you’re automatically entered. http://www.facebook.com/tjbaerofficial And if you’ve already liked my page, first of all, congratulate yourself for being awesome, and then sit back and relax, because … Continue reading Win a signed copy of Chosen, Book I