Archive: December 2014 -

Writing Advice from Antha Adkins: Critique Feedback Frenzy

Writing Advice from Antha Adkins: Critique Feedback Frenzy

Antha is another sci-fi writer who's with me in the Athena's Daughters Volume 2 anthology.  She wrote the specific story called Hot Flash, which is about..."Beth Webster loved to spend cold days curled up with a good book and a toasty fire.  But when the change ignited a fire inside her, she had to find a way to shed her excess heat." Buy it here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/103879051/athenas-daughters-volume-2?ref=nav_search -------------- Antha's Writing Tip From Her Own Words: I am excited to be joining Rori in the Athena's Daughters 2 Table of Contents. I believe...

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What’s the Latest with My Writing?

I promised to keep you guys informed as I do different things with this writing adventure.  So here's the latest: The sequel to ELECTED (called SUSPECTED) is due out from Silence in the Library Publishing in Feb.  That's when it goes on pre-sale with all those neat extras like the ability to get signed copies, a tuckerization, etc. A prequel to ELECTED is on sale right NOW through kickstarter.  It only stays on sale through mid January! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/103879051/athenas-daughters-volume-2?ref=nav_search  The tuckerization I offered up there went within the first...

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Athena’s Daughters Tour – “Observations on Writing by the Old Crone”

Athena’s Daughters Tour – “Observations on Writing by the Old Crone”

As part of the Athena's Daughters Volume 2 Blog Tour, I have the opportunity today to showcase one of my fellow authors from the book, Tish Eggleston Pahl. In the below message she tells us how she uses every moment, every daily interaction to influence her writing. Her specific story in Athena's Daughters V2 is called Crow Bait and Switch.  Now that I've heard her inspiration/where she got the idea, I can't wait to read the story! Also, just so you know, she picked the title of this blog post!  I am not calling Tish an Old Crone!!!  :) Link to the Athena's Daughters V2 Pre-sale with all the fun pre-sale...

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Athena’s Daughters Volume 2: Promoting Women in Sci-fi

Athena’s Daughters Volume 2: Promoting Women in Sci-fi

I blinked once and within the same year that ELECTED came out, I'm involved in a second book that's being published.  This next novel, ATHENA'S DAUGHTERS VOLUME 2, is an anthology of sci-fi short stories, all written by women and with women as the main characters.  The purpose of the book is to promote women in the dominantly male sci-fi genre.  All of the people involved in the book are women - from the writers to the editors to the illustrator. My story in the anthology is called "The Pendant".  It's a prequel to ELECTED, told from Aloy's mom's point of view. Ever want to know if Aloy's...

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Viv Daniels’ new ISLAND Series

Viv Daniels’ new ISLAND Series

Covers created by Vania Stoyanova of VLC Producitons Island Escape (Island Series #0.5) Releases on January 20th Add it on Goodreads: http://bit.ly/1vtPKj2   ADAM Luxury yacht, tropical seas, babes in bikinis…dream job, right? Wrong. The passengers are rich jerks who treat the crew like garbage, when they aren’t pretending we’re their whores. The best day was when that cokehead heiress Kalina tried to fire me just for doing my job. I swore I’d never go back home to my parents and their crazy fundamentalist ranch in the desert, but nothing could be worse than this. And...

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