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6/26/18

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BOOK TWO IS FINALLY HERE

"Acton Granger lives on, in all of us. He has to."
- Elijah Schroeder, 55th President of the United States. 

America, as she so often finds herself, is at a crossroads. Once the election season begins in earnest, a daily battle is waged for control of her future.

An ambitious senator channels a mysterious inner voice to embody the resentment of his followers, rising to increasing prominence.

A gifted artist reunites with a figure from his past to discover the Second Civil War’s most explosive secret.

A wealthy technologist gains national attention with his genius, but must decide who and what he stands for.

A dedicated policy analyst reluctantly embraces the spotlight to shepherd the drafting of a new Constitution.

An unconventional governor and her campaign-staff daughters strive to pull a reluctant base into the modern age.

And a conflicted president tries to move the country past divisions he can't escape himself, while questions about the fate of his …

Coming March 3rd: the first-ever Norfolk Library Author Fair!

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Very excited to announce that I'll be appearing Saturday, March 3rd at the Norfolk Public Library (NPL) Author Fair!  It's their first-ever time putting on this event, so I'm thrilled to be a part of its initial appearance.

There will be as many as 50 local authors in and around the Norfolk/Hampton Roads area, with discussion panels, readings and other fun events all day long (and also on Sunday).  Additionally, there'll be some awesome giveaways n' raffles that might just include a signed copy of the first volume of Election 2064.

Here's the event website for more information.

And here's the list of authors appearing.  Hope to see you there!

Election 2064: Book Two - Cover Reveal!

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So excited to finally share this!

Election 2064: Book Two
The saga continues, June 2018 "America, as she so often finds herself, is standing at a crossroads. Once the election season begins in earnest, a battle rages for her conscience among those vying to be the stewards of her future. An ambitious senator channels a mysterious inner voice to embody the resentment of his followers and rise to increasing prominence. A gifted artist reunites with a figure from his past to discover the Second Civil War’s most explosive secret. A wealthy technologist gains national attention through his genius, but must decide who and what he stands for. A dedicated policy analyst reluctantly embraces the spotlight to shepherd the creation of a new national charter. An unconventional governor and her campaign-staff daughters strive to pull their traditionalist supporters into a modern age. And a judicious new president struggles to deliver on the dreams of his predecessor, though what brought him int…

Virginia Beach Event - Meet the Authors

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This Thursday, January 4th, I'll be at the Central Library in Virginia Beach for a Meet the Authors event.  Myself and some other great Hampton Roads writers will be on hand to talk about our writing process, projects we're currently working on, and will be available to sign books.  I might even have some news on Book Two of the Election 2064 series!

Hope to see you there, more information is on the attached flier.

Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Election 2064 is a Readers' Favorite Award Winner

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Beyond thrilled!

Reader's Favorite recognizes "Election 2064" in its annual international book award contest.

The Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities.

Readers' Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the "Best Websites for Authors" and "Honoring Excellence" awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.

We receive thousands of entries from all over the world. Because of these large submission numbers, we are able to break down our contest into 140+ genres, and each genre is judged separately, ens…

Election 2064 makes the Book of the Month club!

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Featured in the Huffington Post, IndieReader.com highlighted its best books of the month.  I'm happy to announce that this included yours truly!

Very exciting to be included among such amazing company, please check out all the other amazing honorees!

HuffPo - IndieReader's Books of the Month


A Book 2 Update!

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"When's the next one coming out?"   "Hurry up already!"

I hear some version of these quotes a good amount, as any author should hope to.  And they're music to my ears, for your enthusiasm and anticipation keep me going.

Rest assured that progress is being made.  The first draft in the continuing saga of Elijah Schroeder and company is nearly halfway done, on schedule for release early next year.  I can't wait to share all that's in store and the surprises to come.

Stay tuned as Book Two's title and cover are revealed in the coming months along with a firm release date.  Until then, thank you for your readership, it means more than you can know.

- Scott