S.G. Browne

Breathers Tattoos

I have to admit, when I wrote Breathers I never expected for it to end up immortalized on the flesh of someone who read the novel. But over the past year, I’ve had a number of people contact me to let me know they’ve had the cover art from the original U.S. edition tattooed somewhere on their bodies. Some of them were kind enough to send along a photo.


Courtesy of Ryan Arnold


Courtesy of Lauren Wiles


Courtesy of Joe Bick


Courtesy of Justin Miller, who mentioned that he and his girlfriend enjoyed the book and the artwork so much that they both wanted to get it tattooed. Justin has a love for anything zombies, and was currently working on a zombie sleeve on his right leg, so it worked out perfectly.

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Filed under: Breathers,Zombies — Tags: , , — S.G. Browne @ 7:33 am

Fall Event Schedule – Conventions & Signings

It’s my favorite time of year, when the weather grows cool and the air turns brisk and the trees burn bright with reds and yellows and oranges. Oh yes. And it’s football season.

Of course, it’s perpetually autumn in San Francisco, with cool weather and a brisk breeze. Minus the leaves changing color because everything here either stays green or just turns brown and dies. And as for football season, there are some who would say that what the 49ers play isn’t technically football.

Where were we? Ah yes. Autumn.

With the bloom of summer fading, I have a handful of appearances I’ll be making at upcoming signings and conventions from Seattle to San Diego to Sarasota. And Roseville, but it didn’t fit with the whole sibilant thing going on there.

Below are the relevant dates and times and locations. If you happen to live in the neighborhood or plan to attend one of the conventions, find me and say “hey.” I always enjoy a good “hey.”

September 24
Signing – Roseville, CA
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Barnes & Noble
Creekside Town Center, 1256 Galleria Boulevard
Roseville, CA

October 21-23
ZomBcon
SeaTac Hilton
17620 International Blvd
Seattle, WA

October 26
WFC Author Meet & Greet – San Diego, CA
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite 302
San Diego, CA

October 27-30
World Fantasy Convention
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA

November 30
Signing – Sarasota, FL
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Bookstore1Sarasota
1359 Main Street
Sarasota, FL

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Filed under: Conventions,Signings,Travel — Tags: , — S.G. Browne @ 7:55 am

And the Winners of the Fated UK Giveaway Are…

Congratulations to Melissa Rudberg, Angie Thomas-Davis, and Ghia Arroyo for taking home signed copies of Fated, UK style. It requires a great deal of skill to be selected by a random number generator, so never take that for granted.

And a big thank you to everyone who left your comments and thoughtful words and who helped to spread the love about Fated and Breathers. I’m grateful for your support. Thank you for reading.

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Filed under: Contests,Fated — Tags: — S.G. Browne @ 8:40 am

Fated UK Giveaway

It’s September 1, which means it’s the release date for my second novel, Fated, in the United Kingdom. To celebrate, I’m giving away several signed copies of the UK edition.

So how can you enter for a chance to win? It’s simple…

Just leave a comment on this post and presto! You’re entered.

But if you’d like to improve your chances of winning, all you have to do is share a link to this post on either your Goodreads, Facebook, or Twitter profile. Or simply mention Fated if you’ve read it and enjoyed it. Then let me know where you mentioned it in your comment to this post and you’ll get a second chance to win. Bonus!

However, while you’re more than welcome to spread the word in more than one place, there is a limit of two entries per person.

So who will win? Is it fate or is it destiny? Only time will tell.

Contest ends Sunday, September 4 at 11:59PM PST.

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Filed under: Contests,Fated,Foreign Editions — Tags: — S.G. Browne @ 7:24 am