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The Written Wyrd Books To Be Available At Worldcon
Tacoma, Washington Nonprofit Literary Trust Will Be Represented At The Leading Science Fiction Convention.
By: The Written Wyrd Literary Trust
The works represented include:
3 humorous adventure stories
1 Young Adult short novel
2 military drama stories
1 Political Thriller
1 Apocalyptic Horror novel
1 Period (1870s) adventure novel
1 SF romance/drama
2 short story anthologies (fantasy and Macabre)
These works are available in PDF and ePub format from Smashwords, in Kindle from Kindle Direct Publishing, and in Trade Paperback from Amazon. All works in all formats may be accessed through The Written Wyrd's web site
The works by The Written Wyrd are available on request for reviews. Please contact the trust through the addresses below.
ABOUT SPECULATIVE FICTION
"Speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, and horror) is the popular literature of ideas," Mr. Boyd stated. "It asks 'why?', 'what will this lead to?', and 'is there a better way?' in a variety of forms which appeal to the mass market reader. In this time when there is so much pressure for mindless conformity, encouraging people to think is more critical than ever. This is what distinguishes Speculative Fiction from all other forms of popular literature."
Worldcon is the premiere speculative fiction convention, having been originally founded in 1939, and held annually in cities around the world. The current event, dubbed 'Sasquan' is the 73rd Worldcon.
Activities include lecture programs, dance, costume masquerade, social activities, and a guest appearance by Dr. Kjell Lindgren live from the International Space Station.
Worldcon is also the official sponsor of the prestigious 'Hugo' award for best authorship in several categories.
Worldcon is notable as a 'book shoppers con', and Mister Boyd stated that he hopes this event will spread awareness of The Written Wyrd's imprint beyond the Pacific Northwest.
ABOUT THE WRITTEN WYRD
Launched in January 1, 2011, The Written Wyrd is a Washington State nonprofit trust founded to address the problems faced by self-published and small press authors of speculative fiction through a program of technical support and publicity.
These efforts are funded through sales of books, and by donations and grants.
ABOUT ROBERT A. BOYD
'Bob' Boyd was born on August 10, 1949 in Charleston, South Carolina, and raised in the St Louis, Missouri area. He began developing his writing craft in Naperville, Illinois in 2002, and moved to Tacoma in 2005. At this time, he has twelve novels and anthologies completed, with several more in the works. Bob is noted for his wicked sense of humor, and for his fascination with history and cultures. He attends several science fiction conventions in the Pacific Northwest each year to promote self-published and small press authorship, and is available for public speaking engagements.
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