Friday, August 31, 2012

Authors are Rockstars: Featuring Danny Marks




I am SUPER PLEASED to be a part of the Authors are Rockstars tour (hosted by Fiktshun and Two Chicks on Books). My author? The one and only Danny Marks. You probably haven't heard of him...yet...but you will. Soon, my friend, this guy will be taking the YA horror and thriller genre by storm!

Why, you ask?

Because Danny is quite the rockstar. He wrote a book entitled Velveteen. It comes out in October.

And, just to set the record straight, Danny's a rockstar for thinking up such a sweet character name. He also rocks the sunglasses/glasses (like a true rockstar). And what?!? He VLOGs! Yes, and his vlogs are awesome!! Don't believe me? Check out his blog and twitter.

So, Danny is funny, he comes up with cool names, AND he rocks the sunglasses/glasses. What else? He's an awesome writer. I have had the pleasure of reading an e-ARC of his debut, and it is fantastic. The writing, the plot! But I will save my review of Velveteen for another day.

So, in true "Danny Marks" style, here he is--doing a Q and A vlog.


 

Thank you so much, Danny, for being a part of this tour! You are a rockstar!

Danny was also generous enough to offer up a prize (opened INTERNATIONALLY):

1 SIGNED finished copy of his debut, Velveteen. 

How do you win? Enter the rafflecopter below...




a Rafflecopter giveaway

47 comments:

  1. OMG! I want to read your book NOW! It sounds like a amazing read!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  2. This is my first Daniel Marks vlog and I LOVE it!! Dude, you're addictive;) and Velveteen sounds like something I'd absolutely love (yeah, totally twisted black mind here - glad I'm not the only one;)

    Thank you so much:)

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  3. Thanks for the awesome Q&A, and the awesome giveaway! I can't wait to read this book :)

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  4. Thank you! Can't wait to read this book. :D

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  5. i stumbled upon Daniels vlog yesterday and i was like yeah sounds like a reasonably interesting book, i'll check it out. and now i'm like Can't wait! Sounds awesome! so,k of course i hope i win but if not definitely gonna buy it!

    xx Stu

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  6. Velveteen seems so unique. I love the cover, the synopsis, the title! ah! I can't wait for a chance to read it!

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  7. Violent, morbid, and crass...sounds good! Love the video interview!

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  8. Super excited for Velveteen! Can't wait to read it.

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  9. Ooooo sounds awesome! Can't wait!!

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  10. He is too funny. I can't wait to read this book. I think it's going to be awesome. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  11. Velveteen sounds awesomee! Thanks for the giveaway! ^__^

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  12. Damn, now I want to read it even more than before! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  13. This has totally been on my TBR pile for a while. Nice to get to know more about the author behind it!

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  14. Oh I love this vlog! I have to start watching the YA Rebels channel again. It was so much fun. And incredibly informative.

    The three words the author used courtesy of VOYA to describe Velveteen sent me immediately to Amazon to pre-order the book, which apparently I've had pre-ordered for months. "Violet, morbid, crass." YES! Win!

    Dark and disturbing! Oh I love it! I cannot wait! I had heard of Velveteen ages ago but I hadn't realized it was a dark book. Now my radar is up. This is definitely one to read.

    I very much agree with a lot of what the author said about children and reading. I had parents who encouraged me to read whatever I wanted (literature, that is) and the stuff that was too advanced for my understanding just went right over my head. It didn't stop me from enjoying the classics or modern-day fiction though.

    I love the idea that Logan wears a Grover costume. This I can't wait to see! And I love the author's enthusiastic vlogging style.

    I think my father totally wishes I was one of those family members who just gushed and gushed about his writing. I rip it to shreds! I have zero family loyalty. Which is why I think he's afraid of sending me his latest updates. :)

    Anyway, I've rambled on long enough! Thank you so much for being a part of this tour! Both author and blogger totally rocked this stop out on the last day of the tour!

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  15. Every since I heard of Velveteen, I've been dying to get my hands on it! Can't wait to read it :)

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  16. The Vlog was totally awesome! Velveteen sounds so good. Thank you for a great stop.

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  17. Love the vlog : ) I have heard so many awesome things about Velveteen and I cannot wait to read it!!

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  18. Hahahahaha love Danny! His vlogs are awesome :)

    Great post and thanks for being a tour stop <333

    -Jaime

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  19. super excited to read this when it comes out. Great interview.

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  20. I can't wait to read this book. Loved his adult paranormal series.

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  21. This is one I've seen and it sounds really good!

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  22. Love the cover and the story! Thank you for the international giveaway.

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  23. I'm so excited for this book and the cover is just amazing! :)

    I swear am I the only one who could sit for hours and just listen to Danny talk about anything that's on his mind. His thoughts are just so interesting.

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  24. I love the vlog idea! I have been all over this tour and I'm sure it is the first one I have seen, great fun! Thanks so much for the giveaway =D

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  25. Been following Danny for a long time! Looking forward to Velveteen!

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  26. Dying to read Velveteen!! Danny is so funny!

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  27. I subscribe to Danny's channel so I already knew how funny he was :) I completely agree about kids being able to read what peaks their interest I read a lot of more adult books when I was a kid and I didn't grow up to be a serial killer or one of the dregs of society and I know plenty of others that did so also and they are fine too :)

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  28. OMG!! I would love to win a signed copy of Danny's book! Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

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  29. OMG - Velveteen!!!! I am DYING to get my hands on a copy of this book! It sounds amazing and I know I'm going to love it. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  30. Great vlog and thanks so much for the chance. Cant wait to read Velveteen :)

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  31. Thanks for the great giveaway. I jut finished the video and I want to read the book. I hadn't heard of it but it sounds amazing.

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  32. Great interview! I like how he came up with the idea of the story. It's funny how he originally wrote it for Middle Grade age.lol I can't wait to read Velveteen!

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  33. I love Danny Marks and am so glad for his new book :D

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  34. I love LOVEEE Danny Marks vblog. They're amazing!
    And I totally agree with your thoughts about censorship!
    I like to read disturbing and unsuitable books, ;)
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  35. I enjoy Danny Marks youtube vlog so much. He is hilarious. Thanks for this wonderful giveaway!

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  36. Awesome! :) Yeah, he DOES rock the glasses! I can't wait for Velveteen!

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  37. Velveteen seems like such a fantastic book :)

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  38. I can't wait to read this book!
    Thanks for the INT giveaway :D

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  39. YES.YES.YES.YES.YES. I've been wanting this book for the longest time.

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  40. Finally an international copy! Danny is fantastic and I have this on pre-order. Can't wait.

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  41. Velveteen sounds fantastic! Thanks for the giveaway!
    I'll be watching the interview when my internet stops being so sucky. x)

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  42. Hi, I just entered this giveaway and I recently discovered you on youtube, so I'm looking forward to reading this book whether or not I win it, thanks

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  43. Thanks for the giveaway!
    The book sounds great! :D

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  44. I can't believe I almost missed this, I loved the video and the book I can't wait for.

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  45. Such a great video!!! What a riot. Cannot wait for Velveteen :D

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