Today is April 28, 2015, and it is also Publication Day for Ultimate Star Wars! Although I have written numerous pieces for Suvudu and Star Wars Insider, this is my first official book for Star Wars.
From the official DK Publishing summary:
Become an expert on the Star Wars galaxy!
Ultimate Star Wars® is an in-depth visual feast exploring the characters and storylines from the Star Wars galaxy. This is a beautifully illustrated guide that is structured chronologically and packed full of information about key characters and storylines from the Star Wars movie saga, The Clone Wars, and Rebels™. Ultimate Star Wars will get new and old fans caught up and knowledgeable on all things Star Wars.
I accepted this writing assignment with enthusiasm, and always kept the fans in mind while I dove into the material. There were many others working behind the scenes to make this beautiful book happen.
What an honor to write alongside standout authors like Ryder Windham, Dan Wallace, and Adam Bray. We were joined by legendary Star Wars actor Anthony Daniels, who wrote the foreword, at the book launch party at Celebration Anaheim last week.
In the first week of May, the authors will be touring and appearing for signings. For more information check out the tour web page.
Specifically I will be visiting the following bookstores:
Friday, May 1st
2006 58th Ave. Vero Beach, FL 32966
Saturday, May 2nd
12801 West Sunrise Fort Lauderdale, FL 33323
Sunday, May 3rd
133 East Court Square # A
Decatur, GA 30030
Monday, May 4th (STAR WARS DAY!)
Tempe Square Shopping Center
6428 South McClintock Drive Tempe, AZ 85283
Authors: Tricia Barr & Adam Bray
Wednesday, May 6th
1775 Dove Lane Carlsbad CA 92011
Authors: Tricia Barr & Adam Bray
Friday, May 8th
140 Kentucky Street Petaluma, CA 94952
Saturday, May 9th
14532 Memorial Drive Houston, TX 77079
Friday, May 29th-31st
Disney Star Wars Weekends
Special thanks goes out to B.J. Priester for keeping FANgirl humming while I buried my head in this task for a couple months, Kay for designing my beautiful author website, and Sadie Smith for giving me the opportunity.
Photo credits Dan Wallace.
Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and strong female characters. She is one of four authors on the upcoming Ultimate Star Wars from DK Publishing, has written several feature pieces for Star Wars Insider magazine and is a contributor for Her Universe’s Year of the Fangirl. Her FANgirl opinions can be heard on the podcasts Hyperspace Theories and RebelForce Radio Presents Fangirls Going Rogue.
Tricia Barr’s novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library’s successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena’s Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to TriciaBarr.com.
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