• Wanna play cards?!?

    30 May 2020

    A pack of playing cards arrived in the post for me several weeks ago, sent by a fan of my books called Amity Lee -- I've published a lot of her fan art here over the last year and a half or so. I thought it was an odd thing for her to send to me, until I opened up the pack and realised she'd made a design for every card based on characters from my Cirque Du Freak books, and had then got a couple of sets (one for her, one for me) manufactured by a company that specialises in making packs of cards.








    Yeah, I probably should have something more profound and thankful to say, but this really left me speechless. The idea by itself would have been wonderful, but the drawings are incredible too -- this pack of cards captures so much of the books, it's just... just...




    I scanned in the majority of the cards, and you can admire them in the attached photos -- there's also one of me holding the pack of cards fanned out, with the backs showing.


    So -- who's up for a game of Ship Poker?!? That's a popular card game among the vampaneze -- it's poker, but you play it on a ship in shark-infested waters, and the losers get thrown overboard!!! :-)








    Heads up! I'm going to be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session over on Reddit on Wednesday, June 3rd, starting at 3pm Eastern Time USA (8pm UK time) and running for 2 hours. If you have a burning question that you're dying to ask me -- this is your chance!! https://www.reddit.com/r/books/wiki/amafullschedule

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