It always intrigues me when I start out with one goal in mind. . . I think (I don’t really plan or plot. . . I just start writing), then I begin the first draft with a vision in mind of the overall story (or series). . . and when I say I have a … More When Catharsis turns into Creativity
In preparation for my workshop at the Kentucky Writer’s Workshop, I dusted off an old post that I never finished because it never sounded quite right… When I watched Rogue One last year, I kept watching Jyn and thinking “WOW! Now that’s totally my Kayden.” But I was wrong and when one particular scene played, I realized … More Kayden is Cassion: Star Wars, Rogue One, the Order of the MoonStone, the Rebel Alliance, and the Galactic Empire | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop extras #2
Yesterday, this was almost accurate. Looming deadlines… frustrations… and lack of sleep was NOT my friend. Several things that happened last year put me way… way… way behind schedule – which has affected every project since and had me on edge for awhile now. It also means that the last 10 months have been a mad … More Deadlines… Daily Word Counts… and Doses of Reality…
In less than two months, we will reveal the cover for TAKEN, the novel that has been in the making for more than 7 years! YES! I’m excited! YES! I can hardly wait to share it with you! YES! I feel as if this is the BIGGEST moment in my career to date! I hope … More DON’T MISS the cover reveal for TAKEN: book 1 of the Andarii Chronicles
What happened to the days when movie studios were honest and up-front about what kind of movie they were presenting… What happened to the days when a movie studio catered to a specific audience… and didn’t try to trick viewers who would normally steer clear of certain genres into watching? They sneak previews for movies … More Movies just aren’t what they used to be. . .
Many of you have been waiting–not always patiently– for book 2 in my new series, and I am thrilled to tell you it is finally on it’s way! Editing is happening at the moment and as long as nothing else earth shattering happens, it will be released in January! Are you as excited as I … More Cover Reveal: Escape After E.L.E. – book 2 in the Frozen World Series!
I know there are way more than ten days until Christmas, but given the increased amount of packages that will be rushed through our overworked Postal service over the next few weeks, I can tell you that if you do not order books by the 19th, I simply cannot promise they will arrive before Christmas. Here … More 10 MORE “Shopping” days…
Have you seen it yet? Have you . . . WHY NOT! OK… I’m going to link the page LIFE AFTER E.L.E. – but just in case you don’t want to leave this fabulous page or you can’t click embedded links or the aliens are telling you to stay right where you are but you’re dying to … More COVER REVEAL! “Life After E.L.E.” – Book 1: The Frozen World | RELEASES NOVEMBER 29TH!
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Do you enjoy reading? Do you enjoy reading Young Adult Dystopian fiction with a Steam-Theme? Do you enjoy writing reviews… and telling your friends… about great books? Have you added A Perilous Assignment, A Reluctant Assassin, A Cunning Masquerade, A Treacherous Decision, A Dangerous Love, A Desperate Escape or A Covert Alliance to your to-read shelf… Would you want to? … More Who wants to be a part of the #OOTM #StreetTeam | #influencer