Mystic Ink Publishing Expands Into New Markets
San Diego, CA
Aside from its print and Kindle offerings at Amazon.Com and independent book stores, Award Winning Mystic Ink Publishing has reached deeper into worldwide markets with a new expanded distribution agreement through Smashwords, making their titles available to major online retailers, including Apple which has distribution to iBooks stores in 51 countries, Barnes & Noble (US and UK), Kobo, Overdrive, the world's largest library eBook platform serving 20,000+ libraries, Flipkart, India's largest online bookseller, Baker & Taylor with Blio and the Axis360 library service, Page Foundry, which operates retail sites Inktera.com , Versent.com, and Android eBook store apps for Cricket Wireless and Asus.
Additionally, Kobo powers multiple eBook retailers around the world, including WH Smith in the UK, FNAC in France and Portugal, Livraria Cultura in Brazil, Angus & Robertson in Australia, Bookworld in Australia, Indigo in Canada, Collins in Australia, Feltrinelli in Italy, Libris in the Netherlands, Paper Plus in New Zealand, Play in Great Britain, Rakuten in Japan, Buy.com (now Rakuten) in the US, Whitcoulls in New Zealand, with more on the way.
Earlier this year Mystic Ink released author Matthew J. Pallamary's second short story collection, "A Short Walk to the Other Side" which was published as a tribute to his mentor Ray Bradbury. It was an Award Winning Finalist in the Short Story" Category of the 5th Annual International Book Awards. A Short Walk to the Other Side was followed by DreamLand, a novel about computer generated dreaming which won an Independent E-book Award in the Horror/Thriller Category.
One of its lead titles, Land Without Evil a historical novel about first contact between Jesuits and Indians in South America over two hundred fifty years ago was adapted into a full-length stage and sky show, directed by Agent Red, and performed by Sky Candy, an Austin Texas aerial group. The making of the show was the subject of a PBS series, Arts in Context episode, which garnered an EMMY nomination. Land Without Evil is in development as a feature film.
Other Mystic Ink books have won the following awards:
International Book Award - 1st Place - Nonfiction New Age - The Infinity Zone
San Diego Book Award - Award Winning Finalist - The Infinity Zone
National Best Book Awards - Award Winning Finalist - Spirit Matters
San Diego Book Award - Best Spiritual Book - Spirit Matters
San Diego Book Award - Land Without Evil
Mystic Ink's titles have also won the acclaim of noted writers, among them Ray Bradbury, Charles Champlin - L.A. Times Critic Emeritus, Charles M. Schulz, Barnaby Conrad, Victor Villasenor, David Brin, and noted psychologist Stanley Krippner.
In celebration of its expanded availability, Mystic Ink is cutting its prices on all of its eBook offerings.
Based in San Diego since 2000, Mystic Ink Publishing is an independent publisher focusing on works of a spiritual, shamanic, new age, or transcendent nature as well as dramatic works of Phantastic Fiction © in the paranormal genres of magical realism, horror, supernatural thrillers, and science fiction.