The Anticipated Debut of The Holder’s Dominion!
This incredible event, hosted by Howie’s Game Shack, brought fans together from all over the nation. From Illinois, Minnesota, New Mexico, Texas, Washington, New York, Georgia, and of course California, flew audience members jazzed and ready for the anticipated release of the new adult gaming novel, The Holder’s Dominion.
And judging the reception and after-party, this event did not disappoint! Enjoy these epic photos by photographer Zack Podratz and the exclusive interview by Pixel Legends‘ founder and lead writer, Matt Atkinson:
About The Holder’s Dominion:
“The Holder’s Dominion is a heartfelt, fast-paced thrill ride that will appeal to gamers and non-gamers alike.” –Micky Neilson, New York Times-bestselling author
“You fall at once into Kaylie’s world. . . . It will keep you turning the pages.” –Christie Golden, bestselling author of Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi—Ascension
Transforming the representation of the video game industry worldwide, The Holder’s Dominion is the only new gamer fiction of its kind. Following a newcomer to the world of online role-playing games, this book sidesteps stereotypes and reveals a tight-knit community facing a very real threat.
Davis brings her own online experiences and insider knowledge to a story that engages dedicated players and non-gamers alike in Kaylie’s quest to protect the ones she loves from a power-hungry manipulator. Along the way she realizes that the problems she hoped to forget are right there in her escapist fantasy—but so are the solutions. This fast-paced story aims to bridge the gap between families and friends of gamers who wonder about the allure behind their loved ones’ fascination with video games.
About the Author:
Genese Davis grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and went on to the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with a degree in English. She taught and competed in dressage, studied fashion, and then took her competitive instincts to the fast-paced world of finance. She discovered the world of PC and console games as an adult and started playing MMOs almost a decade ago; she experienced more serious gaming while playing with competitive guilds in Final Fantasy XI and World of Warcraft and cracked the top 100 in the world for her class in the latter. During her time in-game, she gained a passion for the community as well as a vast admiration for video games and their artists, culture, and development. These experiences laid the foundation for her novel, The Holder’s Dominion, where Davis brings her own experience and insider knowledge to a novel that engages dedicated players and non-gamers alike.
Davis is also the owner of The Gamer In You, an online movement offering new meaning to the word ‘gamer.’ As a thought leader in video game culture and its social development, Davis aims to bridge the gap between families and friends of gamers who wonder about the allure behind their loved ones’ fascination with video games. She lives in Irvine, California, where she advocates for her other passion: animal rescue. For more information, visit her websites: www.GeneseDavis.com | www.TheGamerInYou.com