Friday, November 27, 2015

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Just 224 days left until RARE16!!


Drumroll please...
Kristen Ashley Fans.....
The Rock Chick Rendezvous Tour dates are:

Edinburgh, Scotland July 7, 2016 (with #RARE16)

The brand new RCR (Rock Chick Rendezvous)website and ticket sales will go on sale tomorrow November 28 Saturday at noon (MST). 7PM BST. More information to be released tomorrow with ticket sales (time, location, price, what is included). Don't miss out on your chance to party with THE Rock Chick herself KA.!tickets/c714

Win a semi private tour of the ODS locations with Samantha Young!

There are 3 spots open for a chance to win a spot on the tour. The tour is a 2.5 hour walk through Edinburgh and will be up and down hills.  A giveaway will be announced in March for the remaining 3 spots.

The winners for the On Dublin Street series tour in Edinburgh 7 July Thursday 1:00pm - 3:45pm are...
Aurélie Dee​
Françoise Giang​
Kathleen Durney​
Fiona Stanton Beattie​
Judy Morales​
Laura Williams Quinn​

Vendor tables and sponsorship's available!

Romance Author & Reader Events 2016 Edinburgh

The event is being held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre 9 July 2016.  A  6 ft by 2 ft trestle style table and two chairs will be provided  for 200 GBP for the entire day in lobby area or inside the signing room from .   Set up will start at 9AM.  Early entrants from 9:45AM-11:15AM. General Admission enters at noon.  Attendees will be lining up in the lobby prior to the event.

If you purchase a table, a representative from your organization must be at the table at all times

Christine's Dooodles
Phoenix Copper Art
Bookshelves and Beyond
Dedicated Ink (editing, formatting, cover design etc..)
Scandalous Book Blog

Useful links and info:

Attendee page, recommended reading, freebies, hotels, and tours....

Keep an eye out for our RARE16 Edinburgh bi weekly newsletter, author spotlights with Q&A's, sales, new releases.

FYI: We are starting to get close to our magical cut off number, meaning tickets are getting close to sold out.  We are about 8 months out and at the rate we're going the event  will be sold out in the next couple months.  If you have friends thinking about buying a ticket or waiting, make sure to nudge them.

Recommended Reading List & Freebies from participating authors
The Waldrof Caledonia
5 stars £200 Queen /220 2 twins per night includes VAT tax and breakfast daily
Ignore the yellow box, enter location as Edinburgh, then the dates.  Dates from July 5 and departing July 11 are guaranteed however if you need to add dates before or after you must email/call and give group code GROMA ( 
Ignore the yellow box, enter location as Edinburgh, then the dates.…
4 Star Radison Blu king or twin rooms also has limited family type rooms
£150/165 per night includes VAT tax and breakfast daily
You must email to secure your room group code THE080715
3 Star
Apex Haymarket  king or twin rooms
Group code 9264952

The Premier Inn on Princess St (has air conditioning £92 ) or the one in Haymarket (no a/c but is closest to the event £78) no code needed.
Outlander /Harry Potter train/Scotland Tours sign up links to google doc sign up sheets:
Tour 1 TUESDAY JULY 5   Harry Potter Train & Fort Wiliam


TOUR 3 THURSDAY JULY 7  Culloden & Standing Stones
TOUR 1 SUNDAY JULY 10 Harry Potter Train & Fort William  

To keep up to date on all things RARE16 Edinburgh make sure to follow the RARE page on Facebook and or join the attendee page
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