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Rebirth and Saving Luke Virtual Book Tour

An archive of our first virtual book tour

April 2014 
And so our virtual book tour starts


The VBT landing page, online from March till April 2014


The stats

Rebirth soared to #1 on the and #65 on sales ranking.
The Pretender Rebrith has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 Stars on
The Pretender Creators interact with over 7,000 fans each month via their official website and numerous social media networks.
In addition to the official website, there are over 10 approved Annex fan sites in the Pretender network, spanning over seven countries and translated to four languages.
 In 2013, the sites in total received over 11 million hits.
 There are nearly 10,000 Pretender Facebook fans interacting over several communities and groups.
 The Pretender TV show Facebook page is liked by over 51,000 people.
The @PretenderCreators reach over 1747 fans per day via Twitter
The PretenderCreators reach over 2524 fans per day via Facebook
There are nearly 10,000 Pretender Facebook fans interacting over several communities and groups. The Pretender TV Show Facebook page is liked by over 51,000 people


The stops

Slice of SciFi Interview

As many of you recall, we were extremely lucky to talk about bringing back the Pretender with Slice of SciFi back in 2008.  Now that the Pretender has been reborn, we sat down with their crew to talk about the show, the novels, and much more coming soon in the...

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VBT #12: Mythic Scribes

Our Virtual Book Tour has officially ended, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t get to do a few more stops. Read the latest here.

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VBT #8 Autographed Saving Luke

#SavingLuke is coming to the Pretender world and you can be one of the first fans to have the autographed book, signed by the creators of the Pretender! To participate, follow the link: Win an autographed copy of Saving Luke The winner will be randomly chosen through, from among the fans who commented this post. Ends April 26th, 11pm GMT.

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VBT Stop #7 Digital Book Today

Our interview today is with Steven Long Mitchell and Craig W Van Sickle, Emmy Nominated writers, producers and/or directors of over two hundred hours of TV programming, and authors of The Pretender:

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Reddit AMA

Mark your calendars! This Saturday, 26th April we will be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. To join the discussion, all you have to do is to join us at 11am PST.  

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VBT#6 The Russian Annex

Interview with the Creators of the Pretender, Craig W Van Sickle and Steven Long Mitchell Russian Annex An exclusive interview from the Pretender creators Steven Long Mitchell and Craig V. Van SickleUnexpected questions and even more unexpected answers. Q: You’ve...

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VBT#5 The Cutting Room Floor

  Our amazing stop today is the Cutting Room Floor. And we are so excited to share this interview with you all. To read it, click here.

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VBT#5 The Cutting Room Floor

Over the past several weeks, I was approached by publicist Mallory Johnson about the possibility of The Cutting Room acting as stop on a virtual book tour for authors Steven Long Mitchell and Craig W. Van Sickle.

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VBT #3: FilmDudeTV

We were so excited to land in FilmDudeTV’s channel on youtube. We couldn’t help but choose our top 5 movie picks for 2015.

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VBT Day#2: Coffee and a Keyboard

Today’s stop sent us to “Coffee and a keyboard”. We are happy to tell you that you can go read our special exclusive interview right here.

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VBT Day#2: Coffee and a Keyboard

Interview with Steven Mitchell and Craig Van Sickle – Creators of The Pretender Posted by vrleavitt  Published in agents, Book Review, Creativity, Featured Writer Series I am VERY excited to have the creators of the television show, “The Pretender” Steven Mitchell and...

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VBT: SciFiChick

Steven Long Mitchell and Craig W Van Sickle joins today for a Q&A!

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Apr 7: SciFiChick

We are so excited with today’s VBT stop at Read the interview here, find the easter egg and comment below. #ThePretenderLives

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In addition to the release of SAVING LUKE, April is going to be a HUGE month for the Pretender.

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The Books

Saving Luke

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Thank you

Thank you to all who received us during our first Virtual Book Tour

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