5/11/2024

Upcoming Events! Blackguard: Way of the AskariBook Launch Tour

Welcome to Mind the Typos! I'm thrilled to announce that I'll be hitting the road in the coming weeks, attending various exciting events to share this captivating tale and an array of merchandise with fellow readers and fantasy enthusiasts like yourselves. Get ready to immerse yourself in the Blackguard universe as I unveil the book, along with exclusive items like posters, stickers, bookmarks, apparel, and more. Mark your calendars, dear friends, and join me on this thrilling journey!


1. Blackguard: Way of the Askari - An Action-Packed Tale of Brotherhood, Family, and Honor

In the fantastical world of Blackguard: Way of the Askari, two young brothers, Uzoma and Ru, embark on a journey to become Askari warriors, protectors of their realm. However, their training is disrupted by the emergence of Akachi, a powerful and corrupted being summoned by his son Amadi. As Akachi wreaks havoc, killing Askari along the way, Uzoma, Ru, and their adopted father Baaku must confront him. In a climactic battle, Uzoma makes the difficult choice to kill Amadi, vanquishing Akachi but at a great cost. Despite the tragic losses, Uzoma perseveres, earning his place as an Askari Initiate, while Baaku bears the physical toll of his fierce clash with Akachi


2. Readers Praise 'Blackguard: Way of the Askari' for Immersive World-Building and Action-Packed Sequences

Readers are enthralled by the immersive world-building and intense, action-packed sequences that make "Blackguard: Way of the Askari" a gripping read. The book transports them to a mesmerizing fantastical realm brimming with rich cultural diversity and vivid depictions of various tribes, complemented by the intricate and complex "boko" magic system that adds depth to the narrative. Reviewers rave about the thrilling battles and jaw-dropping action scenes that keep them on the edge of their seats with suspenseful plots and surprising twists. The intense, emotionally charged combat sequences are not only exciting but also thought-provoking, exploring themes of loyalty and sacrifice through well-developed characters facing moral dilemmas. In essence, the reviews overwhelmingly laud the book's ability to craft an immersive, culturally rich fantasy world seamlessly blended with the intricate "boko" magic system and intense action sequences that make for an engaging and gripping reading experience that resonates long after the final page.

3. The Journey Begins, Join Me at These Exciting Events!

In the coming weeks I'll be going to/hosting various events and book signings, eager to get my book and an array of merchandise into the hands of readers and fans of fantasy and anime. So, mark your calendars, and join me on this at any of these events to delve into the captivating world of Blackguard: Way of the Askari! 📖🔥


Here's where you can find me:

🗓️ May 15: Kandy Land, 521 E 11th Street, Los Angeles, CA - 8PM to 2AM

🗓️ May 26: Patria Coffee Book Signing, 108 N Alameda St, Compton, CA - 1PM to 3:30PM

🗓️ June 7: SoCal Etsy Guild Market, 201 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA - 5PM to 10PM

🗓️ June 8: El Callejon Gallery, 266 W 2nd Street, Pomona, CA - 5PM to 10PM

🗓️ June 12: Techno Night Market, 1640 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA - 10PM to 2AM

🗓️ June 21: Auxiliary Women Night Market, 1603 N San Grabriel Canyon Rd, Azusa, CA - 11AM to 8PM

🗓️ June 29/30: Perris Fandom Con, 175 E Nuevo Rd (Perris High School), Perris, CA - 10AM to 5PM

🗓️ July 13/14: Front Row Card Show, Rio Hotel & Casino 3700 W Famingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV - 11AM to 5PM

Prepare yourselves for an immersive journey into the realms of "Blackguard: Way of the Askari" – a spellbinding Coming of Age, Action & Adventure Fantasy tale that will ignite your imagination and keep you on the edge of your seat. 🧙‍♂️🗡️


4. Unlocking the World of Blackguard: Exclusive Merchandise Revealed!

In addition to the gripping novel itself, I'm thrilled to offer a range of exclusive merchandise that will allow you to truly immerse yourself in this captivating world. From t-shirts and hats emblazoned with iconic symbols to collectible pins, posters, and stickers, you can proudly showcase your love for the book's rich cultural tapestry, intense action sequences, and unique "boko" magic system. And for the ultimate Blackguard experience, be sure to check out our limited-edition collector's bundle featuring the novel along with a curated selection of these must-have items.

5. Sharing 'Blackguard: Way of the Askari' with the World!

I am absolutely thrilled to e apart of these events and share "Blackguard: Way of the Askari" with fans and new readers alike. This epic fantasy adventure has been a true labor of love, and I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to bring its rich world of cultural diversity, intense action, and unique magic system to life for audiences around the world. I cannot wait to meet new faces, connect with fellow book lovers, and get copies into the hands of those who will become fully immersed in its captivating story. Whether you join me for an intimate book signing, lively pop-up or con, or one of the other exciting happenings, I look forward to not only sharing my passion project but also hearing your thoughts and insights. This is truly a dream come true for an independent author, and I hope you'll join me on this unforgettable adventure! Copies will be available in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook formats, so pick up your preferred version and let's experience the magic of "Blackguard: Way of the Askari" together, and always remember to mind the typos!


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