This year’s Grand Prize Winner is San Francisco Bay Area author, Demise Robarge Tanaka, for her unique fantasy, Touch. On another world, in another time, a mysterious clang renders a curse where touch causes pain. Only two people are immune: a cloistered woman and a ne'er-do-well man who together embark on a perilous journey to find a cure. This story startles and holds the reader’s attention, telling a classical epic fantasy with strong world building and a very distinctive voice. Touch is scheduled for releasein the summer of 2014.
Ms. Tanaka wins a publishing contract with Assent Publishing, one-on-one coaching sessions with marketing expert and dean of the Assent Academy, Deborah Riley-Magnus, promotional bonuses, membership to the writer’s organization of her choice, and a Kindle Fire.
The finalist winners for the 2013 Assent Publishing EPIC Fantasy Contest are:
Jax Daniels, Dead Man’s Deal
Brendan Murphy, In the Gloaming
Linda M. Crate, Amethyst Epiphany
Barton Paul Levenson, Dark Gods of Alter Telluria
Finalist winners’ books are scheduled for release in 2014.
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