My graphic novel has been nominated for an award!
Treadwell by Dominic Bercier [Mirror Comics, 2014], is a finalist in the prestigious Aurora Awards in the Best Graphic Novel category. This means I really really really need your support to win. I need your votes!!
The Aurora Awards are Canada’s top science fiction and fantasy awards, celebrating excellence in the genres by authors and artists from coast to coast to coast. Citizens of Canada, and fans of sci-fi and fantasy, have from June 1st to October 17  to cast their ballots.
My book, Treadwell, is up against some tough competition, so I am serious when I say that I need your help to make it to the top!
I need you to register online, become a member of the CSFFA [The Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association] and vote where appropriate. Note that it costs 10 dollars [CAD] but that your money is well spent, as you’ll receive a ton of free nominated reading materials through the voter package, including a PDF of Treadwell.
It would mean the world to me if you could take the time, and invest your hard earned ten dollars, and vote here.
Not sure whether Treadwell by Dominic Bercier is worth your time?? No worries here. Please send me a note [ firstname.lastname@example.org ] with the subject line ‘TREADWELL’ and I’ll quickly send you a DRM Free PDF of the book within 24-48 hours. [You can also quickly fill in the easy to use form at the bottom of this journal post!! Woot!!]. I am even willing to do this even if you are not Canadian so what have you got to lose!? Nothing. Just 2 minutes of your time to write me a note and then you can enjoy the book on your free time.
Now, when I shut down Mirror Comics [publications], many of you noticed that I kept the name active on our website, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and other social networks. They all remained active. There’s a reason for that!! I wanted to keep the name for something extra special and brand new. Without going into too much detail, let’s just say that, like our butterfly logo, Mirror has been in a cocoon of transformation these past few months, and is about to emerge ready to fly with its own wings.
So keep on following on Twitter and Pinterest and liking on Facebook and all of that good stuff, because Mirror is about to return, in a brand new form, better than ever, very very soon. The biggest difference will be noted on the new website proper [coming soon!!!].
Also, my own personal website [ dominicbercier.com ], will [soon] redirect to Mirror Comics dot com, and the current Dominic Bercier dot com website will be deactivated.
This transformation has been going on, on a subconscious level, for some time, and it finally, recently, became self aware. It’s going to be amazing!!
I’ll leave the big surprise for some hour this weekend. '6' has always been a lucky number for me and I’m hoping it augurs well for the brand new shape of Mirror. The plan is to launch on 6/6/15.
As a note, this new shape will be the perfect framework to allow me to continue drawing my saga.
As many of you know, family, friends and fans, I’ve been updating my personal Twitter and Facebook feeds with a cryptic number almost every day lately. “1, 2, 5 pages today!” This is all related to a top secret project. It’s a sci-fi epic space opera I started when I was 12, and though I can’t reveal much more than that, I can say that I’m putting my all into it and that it’s going very well. I’ve drawn about 80 pages since I started drawing on January 1st, 2015. It’s not a great average but, considering that I’ve wanted to draw this for over 25 years now, it is extremely good progress indeed!
As for the books associated with Mirror, those I was personally involved in as a writer and/or artist will remain attached to the new Mirror name, with a few new surprises.
As of this writing, I’m working hard on the brand new website, and I hope you love it.
Anyways, I’ll keep it at that for now. Have a good week and I’ll be back in a few days with a brand new Mirror… and… some free stuff!!! Good times!
All the best,
June 1st 2015,
PS : Enjoy the soundtrack of the nomination, aka how I feel about all of this!! Hey Ya!!!