"The most important thing is, whatever you decide to choose, take it seriously and do your best." - Tom Sturridge
The Indie Sci-Fi/Fantasy Author Battle has come to a close, and a winner has been chosen! It was an amazing competition, and the authors involved all deserve a round of applause! Being an author isn't easy, and being an indie author can double the stress. This author has so much respect for all the competitors and their work. You're all winners to me!
Zack Argyle lives just outside of Seattle, WA, USA, with his wife and two children. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering and works full-time as a software engineer.
A big thanks to all the judges! The competition was intense, and fierce to say the least. Eliminating competitors, and narrowing it down to just one book could not have been easy. I'm getting heart palpitations just thinking about it, then again, it could be the seven cups of coffee I had today.
This battle is over, but when will another begin? Follow Fallbrandt Press to stay up to date on any upcoming competitions and more!
A Voice of War Indies Today 2020 Best Fantasy Award
Their child will save the world...if they can keep the damn kid alive.
While preparing for the birth of his first child, Chrys Valerian is tasked with uncovering the group responsible for a series of missing threadweavers--those able to see and manipulate threadlight. With each failure, the dark voice in his head grows louder, begging to be released.
A young girl from a secret city in the center of the Fairenwild veers off course to explore the streets of Alchea, never expecting that her journey would end in chains.
Far in the deserts to the south, a young man's life changes after he dies.
When Chrys learns who is responsible for the missing threadweavers, they come for him and his family. He must do everything in his power to protect those he loves, even if it means trusting strangers or, worse, the growing voice in his mind.
Together, these three will change the world--whether they intend to or not.
~ ~Chrys walked forward. "It's over. Come with us, cooperate, and I promise you will not be hurt. Now drop the knife." The man breathed frantically, deep gulps of sporadic air. Then, as if a storm had passed, he calmed. "My life for yours," the man whispered.~ ~