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Citadel 7 Superverse Video ChannelNothing happens overnight in getting a book series published. Citadel 7 was always intended to be more than just an exciting saga. Its scope is immense, but the books are the bedrock.

Producing just one stellar story (novel) is hard. Producing a grand scale trilogy takes an even greater effort. But producing an 18 novel series with the first six titles as its foundation, yep that many, is well, something else altogether. By 2015, the series reached the next milestone in its evolution.

Happily, the more people who read the books and got involved with the stories and characters, the more they wanted. Up until 2010, there was little in the way of visual material, and the initial trilogy was just going through its first true essential editing process. From 2010 to 2016 several very talented professionals had gathered to form the core crew that brings Citadel 7 books and audio to life.

 

Master cover and sci-tech artists Ralph Hawke Manis, Angel Martin and Mick Rattanarupe gave vivid faces and visual shape to characters and technologies. Any flaws in the manuscripts were ironed out under the watchful eye of Editor John David Kudrick. 2011-12; the saga that was to become the Citadel 7 Superverse crystallized into the first six novels. 2013 onward, a sound team gathered to test the works before their impending publication, amongst them Nigel Cook and Series Production Manager, Charles Wannop. A music theme for the entire audio visual presentation also began with the aid of composer-performer Chris Ficher.

So as you can see from the above, a lot goes into the superverse realm building. After all, the story does involve saving all existence from oblivion. Plots and challenges for the heroes and heroines, surprises (there are many) and shock events (even more of them) must be thought through and rated. Several character growth arcs amidst an over-aching theme take some time to build to ensure integrity. Getting all that right results in a cohesive series that has real longevity and reader/lister appeal.

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Citadel 7: The acclaimed #TimeTravelParanormal novel series, first trilogy published World Wide in 2015. The Superverse vid channel was created to explore the immense scope of the epic story and the creative talented people who are part of its evolution. In episode 0 interviewer Charles Wannop speaks with author Yuan Jur about the series overview and what’s in store.

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Author Yuan Jur pictured here at Dymocks Books, Belconnen, ACT in recent days.

Enemy of Existence & Yuan Jur at Dymocks

Citadel 7’s Enemy of Existence now in Dymocks Stores Australia​

 

Enemy of Existence is now available at Dymocks online eBook and in the Belconnen store as paperback!

On their sci fi fantasy shelves is book one, Enemy of Existence, in Yuan Jur’s multi award winning epic Citadel 7 sci fi fantasy series, which leads the charge for the epic Superverse Yuan Jur has created.
Quoted by international sci fi award winning author Bennett R. Coles (Virtues of War, series) as being, Doctor Who Meets Battle Star Galactica, Citadel 7’s Enemy of Existence is being well received worldwide.

With book two, War and Lies, being released May 2016 (Pre order available now) there are a reported 6 more novels for the series foundation to follow, which is just the beginning.

Published by Promontory Press in British Columbia Canada, the series developers and author Yuan Jur would like to acknowledge the great support Dymocks staff at Belconnen Store in Australia have provided already.
Dymocks have lead the charge in introducing the Citadel 7 series to the Australian public by finally providing reliable access for store orders nationally. Link to store….

Chanticleer Book Reviews; had this to say about Yuan Jur’s Enemy of Existence after winning the coveted sci fi Cygnus award Grand Prize 2015.
Brimming with a fully dynamic set of characters and otherworldly energies, "Enemy of Existence" is the strong and inventive debut novel that introduces Juan Yur’s science-fiction space opera series Citadel 7.

Uniss and Dogg turn literary style on its head by greeting and then involving the reader in their story. Coming to Earth from the Superverse, they home in on 1960s outback Australia to seek out and commandeer the help of young Ben Blochentackle.

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Author Yuan Jur and the books covers

Author Yuan Jur and the Books ClubGrand Prize Winner

An enthused collection of independent sci-fi book lovers and book club members joined the author for the two hour snapshot of what was soon to appear in Comic Con London Oct 23rd.
The crowd were treated to the Audio Book teaser version of EOE after a short discussion on the vast scope of the series. Surrounding and deepening the Citadel 7 experience was a display of many of the character and sci-fi tech artworks from the series by master artists Ralph Hawke Manis and Angle Martin who is representing Citadel 7 at the London event along with Judith SV Marketing officer for Promontory Press, Citadel 7 series publisher.

The series world wide launch occurred on October 6 and sales for Enemy of Existence, book one in the series and 2014 Grand Prize winner of Chanticleer Cygnus Blue Ribbon Writing Awards are reported to be moving very well on Amazon and other outlets.

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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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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