PRLog - Sep. 26, 2012 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Isobel Stellar & the Ubuntu Song is the first in a series of six authentically South African fantasy eBooks featuring a 13-year-old mixed race heroine who saves the world by following her dream of becoming a singer. Not only can the reader enjoy an action-packed story, they can download chart-topping songs, watch music videos, keep up-to-date with their favourite celebrities, buy designer clothing worn by the characters and learn self-empowering techniques – all in one fabulous interactive experience.
This self-published phenomenon, fast becoming known as “the future of publishing”, enters the market on October 1st via an innovative competition aptly named the Isobel Stellar Readers’ Jackpot. Lucky readers of Isobel Stellar stand the chance to win a fortune that grows each time a book is sold – for more detail visit blogspot.isobelstellar.com. The blog will journalise the unfolding of the book’s release and the growing popularity of the competition - the success of Isobel Stellar will stand testimony to the unlimited potential of the human being.
Isobel Stellar & the Ubuntu Song is the world’s first crossmedia interactive fantasy eBook that combines all of the vices of a 21st century consumer – fashion, music, gaming, social media and celebrity – into one multi-faceted experience. Written for a crossover market, Isobel Stellar is also the first fantasy series to incorporate self-empowering techniques for the younger audience in the guise of a fictional story. As the Isobel Stellar series progresses, so does the degree of educational life-skills broaden for the reader. The focus is to offer the modern day consumer an online platform that promotes reading alongside the ever-evolving technologies and mass trends.
Isobel Stellar & the Ubuntu Song is available in several electronic formats for any personal tablet or reading device via the official website http://www.isobelstellar.com. A traditional paperback version is also available as well as a mobile phone version.
The Isobel Stellar Network Charity, running parallel to the Isobel Stellar project and funded by profits from all crossmedia revenue generated, aims to establish Writing & Reading community centres in underprivileged areas that provide free education. It will also release a monthly digest featuring stories written by people on the edges of society like prisoners, terminally ill patients, war victims, rape victims etc.
The Isobel Stellar series is self-published by South African entrepreneur and international model, 35-year-old Iwan Jooste. His electronic publishing partner is On the Dot, a division of Media 24. Iwan sold his car on two occasions to fund the development and publishing of Isobel Stellar and has spent 13 years developing the project.