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Citadel 7 supports Chanticleer Blue Ribbon writing competitions

Citadel 7 and the Chanticleer Blue Ribbon writing competitions

Author Yuan Jur has been an active participant of Chanticleer writing Competitions since 2012. After winning the Cygnus award for sci fi fantasy in 2012-13, and his series launch début October 6th, 2015 with Enemy of Existence, Yuan Jur's 4th novel in his Citadel 7 series, Allies in Anarchy, has won the Cygnus award Grand Prize 2014. The win was announced at the Chanticleer Gala awards held in the beautiful Hotel Bellwether, Bellingham, Washington, USA on Sept 26 /2015. Citadel 7 Publisher, Promontory Press CEO Mr. Bennett R Coles, collected the Prize on behalf of author Yuan Jur.

 

 

 

Congratulations to all Cygnus award winners!

 

Yuan Jur's Allies in Anarchy won the Cygnus Award Grand Prize over all the other first place winners for their respected category.

 

 

 

 

First Place Category Winners for the Cygnus Awards are:

• Space Opera Sci-Fi Series: Citadel 7, Allies in Anarchy, Book 4 by Yuan Jur
• Military Sci-fiction: Betrayal on Triton by Ryan Henry
• Paranormal: The Unbeliever by Zachary Kitchen
• Dark Fantasy/Gamer: Mythborn: Rise of the Adepts by Vijay Lakshman
• Epic Fantasy: Dream of a Vast Blue Cavern by Selah Tay-Song
• Speculative Fiction: The Ariadne Connection by Sara Stamey
• Mythological: The Immortal Game by Joannah Miley
• Sci-Fi: Shadow of the Last Man, Book 1 by J. M. Salyards
• SciFi/Cyperpunk: Legacy: The Biodome Chronicles, Book 1 by Jesikah Sundin
• Time Travel: Timelapse by Lorrie Farrelly
• Lab Lit SciFi: The Borealis Genome by Thomas P. Wise and Nancy Wise
• New Adult Dystopian: The Cloud Seeders by Jamie Zendt
• New Adult Sci-Fi: ISO by H.G. Bleackly
• YA Dystopian: All Is Silence by Robert L. Slater
• Best SciFi Manuscript: Natural Selection by Michael Simon

How does the Chanticleer Blue Ribbon International Writing Competitions for BEST BOOKS work?

Each work submitted enters into one of ten specific genre competitions:

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Hi. Thanks so much for letting me read this. It was a blast. Here are my thoughts:

When a writer can create another world in your head within five pages, you know he's got it. When the same writer can pull you into the story and make you feel like you're participating, well, I don't actually know what to call that.

Except entertaining as hell.

With a clever trick and skilled writing, Yuan Jur grabs us from line one and eases us into the Superverse, a complex universe of cosmic power, unseen forces and, yes, bureaucracy. Frankly, I felt like I was a character in a Douglas Adams tale for the first two chapters. In a good way!

But it's not just about world-building here. Understanding the Superverse is important, but Jur has a good story to tell, too. It follows Uniss, Dogg and Ben on a trip that, at first, leaves an impression like the magic of childhood. Uniss and Dogg are on Earth to investigate a reset of the space time continuum. They stumble on the young Ben Blochentackle and find their new partner.

Reading Enemy of Existence is a brain-bending adventure that introduces rich characters and action wrapped up in snappy dialogue and some serious wordcrafting. The story can be heartbreaking, exciting, and poignant. The fact that the core of EoE speaks to our nature and our place in the universe just shows the author's sophistication. Jur has a lot to say. He says it well. You should listen.

 

Ben Zackheim - Author of the Camolot Kids series

 

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We will have a table at the three day Comic Con in London! Right next to our friend and Citadel 7 tech labs artist Angel Martin. We will have information about the long awaited release of the first in a long line of Citadel 7 sci-fi books, first edition collectible fine art posters of the main characters, first edition Thorr t-shirts, free stuff and a very rare, small number of pre-release books! Please come on over and see us and "Enter the Superverse"!

First edition Citadel 7 Charater posters

 

Citadel 7 will have a table at the three day Comic Con in London!First edition Thorr t-shirts!

Citadel 7 will have a table at the three day Comic Con in London!

Presented by:
MCM London - Comic Co
http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/

Where?
Excel-Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL
http://www.excel-london.co.uk/

When?
23 - 25th October 2015

Doors open to the public!
FRIDAY: 10am to 6pm
SATURDAY: 9am to 6pm
SUNDAY: 9:30am to 5pm

Advanced Tickets:
http://www.mcmexpostore.com/collections/london-comic-con

 

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Herrex Trabonus - Lord of Balance

Evercycle Eight aka Lord Herrex - Citadel 7 Sci-fi Book Series Character

Digital art painting, character development and concept art of Lord Herrex by artist Ralph Hawke Manis of Infinitee Designs. Lord Herrex is a major character in the Cygnus multi award winning science fiction book series "Citadel 7" by Yuan Jur. Painted with standard brushes in Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom pen and tablet.

Evercycle Eight aka Lord Herrex

  • Race: Evercycle Immortal
  • Home world: Citadel 8
  • Gender: Often male
  • Height/Form: Open Morphic
  • Weight: N/A
  • Natural move/Speed: Classified
  • Position: Lord of Balance
  • Allegiance: House of Eight (himself)
  • Weapons: Elemental balance manipulation, intercosmic knowledge.
  • Special Skill sets: Classified

Likes

  • All things done according to his point of view. Subservience by all in his presence. Being followed with unwavering loyalty.

Dislikes

  • Being dominated by Evercycle three, his mother. Incarceration. Inability to solely control the evolution of all existence. Bowing to the demands of the citadel council. Being confined to a mortal vessel.
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Citadel 7 - Quall Assassins Crossfire - ebook on Amazon

Read the reviews on Amazon here.

Quall Assassin

The Citadel 7 universe is an innovative and fantastic realm to delve into By Xing Li on May 6, 2015.
"A fresh take on the fantasy/sci-fi and alternate worlds genres. The Citadel 7 universe is an innovative and fantastic realm to delve into. I cannot wait for the first main novels of Yuan Jur, out later in the 2015+ year."

This was a great read... By Lynsye Peterson on May 4, 2015
"This is a great read. It is engaging and the content is new and inventive. Highly recommend a read."

A whole new existence to explore By Charles Wannop on May 29, 2015
"Stepping into the world of a new author always involves a leap of faith. With Yuan Jur I feel in good hands. His vivid writing style transports you to an alien existence with esoteric landscapes and strange new races. This short story drew me in and I can't wait for more."

New, different, a whole new "superverse" By Kelly on May 30, 2015
"This is very cool, something new and refreshing. Unique universe ( or is that superverse?), action oriented but subtle, a window into a new reality, I am looking forward to seeing what the rest of the superverse has to offer."

Wonderful New Worlds' Great Adventure By Annette Justin on June 4, 2015
Dropping into the superverse created in the sci fi world of Citadel 7 with great weird and wonderful alien characters and alternate worlds by Yuan Jur is an exceedingly engaging journey.

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