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MartianSands launches Kickstarter fund campaign

TEC Publishing's new imprint, MartianSands launhed a Kickstarter crowd funding campaign at the beginning of August to fund publishing of a science fiction novel and production of its short story prequel as a full-cast audio drama.

Lunar Dust, Martian Sands, written by TEC Publishing's owner Tom Chmeiewki is a science fiction novel set near the beginning of the 22nd century mostly at a struggling Martian colony. The prequel, Shalbatan Solstice, takes place at a remote Martian outpost during a mysterious all-night festival.

More about the stories and the campaign can be found at MartianSands.com, and also at the MartianSands project site on Kickstarter.

Experience doesn't mean standing pat

Telling a good story is at the heart of what we do, but experience prompts us to explore different ways to tell a story.If you have a writing or publishing project, contact TEC Publishing to see how we can tell your story.

Illustrator needed

TEC Publishing has need for an illustrator for it upcoming science fiction project, for both print and as an illustrated audio narrative. If you're interested, send us an e-mail to request more information.







Celebration at the Sarayi now available as an iPad App

You can now view Channon Mondoux's e-cookbook Celebration at the Sarayi as an Apple iPad App. Available for purchase in the iTunes App Store for both the iPad and the iPhone, the app came as a result of cooperation between TEC Publishing and the Korean company Unidocs, maker of ezPDF Reader, the first app that allows an iPad user to view multimedia features embeded in a PDF.

The new app combines the features of ezPDF with the multimedia presentation of Celebration at the Sarayi in one purchase. The second edition of Mondoux's resurrection of historic recipes from the 16th century Ottoman Empire makes it easy for you to load the e-cookbook onto a iPad and bring it to the kitchen counter to try for yourself the dishes once served in the palace of S├╝leyman the Magnificent.

See more information and purchase the Celebration at the Sarayi app at the iTunes app store.

The second edition remains available to purchase as a PDF download from this website. The PDF version can be read on a computer or on an iPad or Android tablets with the separate purchase of ezPDF. See the Publishing/eBooks page for more information Celebration at the Sarayi and to purchase.

TEC's first eBook wins silver medal in national Living Now awards

eBook cover

Independent Publisher's Living Now Awards presented Celebration at the Sarayi a silver medal in its Ethnic Cookbook category.

The awards were announced in Spring 2009 on the Independent Publisher website at independentpublisher.com.

The first eBook published by TEC Publishing, Celebration at the Sarayi is a multi-media exploration of exotic recipes from the 16th century Ottoman Empire.

You can see and hear the difference as soon as you click on the title pages. Listen as our storyteller invites you to travel back in time to the palace of Suleyman the Magnificent in Istanbul, against a backdrop of historic images of life in Ottoman capital. Chef Channon Mondoux adapts recipes from that time, and shows in demonstration videos techniques to make these recipes come alive in your kitchen.

The multi-media capabilities of Celebration at the Sarayi make this work stand out from standard eBooks, and stand out on its own and excel in competition with standard books.

Click on the image to go to our eBooks page and sample this tantalizing eCookbook. You can place your order online as a download, or have it delivered on a CD.

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