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Kindle Countdown Deal + 5 books I’d take to a desert island

Seabound is currently on a Kindle Countdown Deal sale for $0.99. So far it has been doing well, hanging out in the top 16,000 on Amazon. This will only last until the 11th. If you want a bargain on a post-apocalyptic adventure at sea buy it today! Elsewhere on the internet: I was recently interviewed… Continue reading Kindle Countdown Deal + 5 books I’d take to a desert island

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Seabound Book Club (plus a video!)

Hey guys. I'm back in Hong Kong after spending four weeks in Arizona for the holidays. During my last week there I got to visit two schools to talk about being a writer and then participated in a local book club's discussion of Seabound! Full disclosure: it was my mom's book club (she's on the left with the… Continue reading Seabound Book Club (plus a video!)

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Would You Rather? The Seabound Apocalypse Edition

Want to play a game? Here is a Would You Rather quiz to go with Seabound. It has tough questions about how YOU would survive in a post-apocalyptic world. You don't need to read the book in order to answer the questions. They include such difficult quandaries as: Would you rather eat nothing but seaweed for… Continue reading Would You Rather? The Seabound Apocalypse Edition

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Fun with Booktrack

There's this cool site called Booktrack that allows you to make a movie-style soundtrack for your books. I tried it out with a sample from Seabound. Here's how it works: 1) I pasted the first two chapters of the book into the site. They take place during a storm, so there's lots of potential for cool… Continue reading Fun with Booktrack

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My NaNoWriMo manuscript is a hot mess–and that’s cool

It's December 2nd here on my favorite island in the South China Sea, and I am sitting on 53,000 words of NaNoWriMo success. While my keyboard cools down, I'm looking at the result of the past 30 days of work. It's not pretty. This NaNo manuscript is the final installment in my new trilogy, the… Continue reading My NaNoWriMo manuscript is a hot mess–and that’s cool

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Launch of the SEABOUND Paperback (comes with a free e-book!)

If you're starting to think about what to get your friends and family for Christmas, you are in luck! The paperback edition of Seabound is officially available and currently 10% off the list price of $15.99. Plus, if you buy the paperback from Amazon you can get the e-book for free! There's nothing stopping you from… Continue reading Launch of the SEABOUND Paperback (comes with a free e-book!)

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For adults who read YA fiction

A few weeks ago, I had a drink with a new acquaintance whose job involves organizing literary festivals. I wanted to impress her. I was participating in the upcoming festival to promote the book I wrote under another alias, but I was under no illusions about where I stood in the hierarchy of literary talents being featured. As… Continue reading For adults who read YA fiction

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You’ll like these books

Hi guys! Thank you for all your support during the launch of my new post-apocalyptic novel Seabound.  I wrote this book because I love to read books like it. If you're enjoying Seabound, here are my recommendations for some pretty awesome books I think you'll like as well. Click the covers to get to the Amazon pages. POST-APOCALYPTIC FAVORITES HughHowey.com… Continue reading You’ll like these books

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Seabound, a post-apocalyptic adventure at sea, is live on Amazon!

 Hey guys! My new book, Seabound, is now available on Amazon.com! You can get it for $0.99 if you act now. It'll go up to the regular price of $2.99 in the next day or so. The book will be up on the other major e-book sites within a week, and the paperback is coming at… Continue reading Seabound, a post-apocalyptic adventure at sea, is live on Amazon!

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SEABOUND Synopsis and Cover Reveal

When an apocalyptic catastrophe decimates the land, a lucky few escape to sea. 1,003 survivors make their home on a souped-up cruise ship called the Catalina. After sixteen years, the strain begins to show in a floating world of distrust and shifting allegiances. Esther is a young mechanic who wants to prove herself, and she's… Continue reading SEABOUND Synopsis and Cover Reveal