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Spread the Word! SUSPECTED Releases on Earth Day!

Hi friends and readers, It's almost time for SUSPECTED to release across the mass markets!  That means it's coming out in vendors like Amazon, B&N, Smashwords, and ibooks on Earth Day April 22nd!  If it's not on the shelves at your local bookstore, you can always get the store to order you a copy.  My publisher uses one of the large printers that all local bookstores have a relationship with: Ingram.  Where there is a bookstore, you'll be able to get any of The Elected Series books. So...amid all the presales fun with SUSPECTED, I have a blog tour/media blitz starting on Earth Day,...

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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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Megan O’Russell Writing Advice: No arranged marriages in writing!

Megan O’Russell Writing Advice:  No arranged marriages in writing!

Author Megan O'Russell is one of my sister-writers (meaning she's published through the same house as me:  Silence in the Library Publishing).  I'm proud to have her on my blog today, talking about her writing advice and how she went through the writing process with her young adult fantasy The Tethering.  What I like best is the way she describes outlining like it's an arranged marriage.  I love outlining before I write, but I can totally see Megan's point and why people may not want to do it.  Check out her reasoning below!   Writing Advice From Megan: Most of the advice...

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The Cover Reveal of SUSPECTED

The Cover Reveal of SUSPECTED

I'm so excited to finally reveal the cover of SUSPECTED, the second book in The Elected Series! And then let's look at it side-to-side with the first book, ELECTED... Want to know the secrets that SUSPECTED's cover reveals?  First look at the two symbols at the top of the book covers.  Elected's symbol looks like some type of bubble, right?  When Elected released a lot of people asked me why Aloy's face was in a bubble, and what that bubble was.  Well, it's not exactly a bubble.  It's a medallion.  A bauble on a necklace. On Suspected's cover there's a diamond.  You don't get to find...

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What Makes a Hero? (ELECTED Book Giveaway!)

What Makes a Hero? (ELECTED Book Giveaway!)

(SEE BOTTOM OF POST FOR EASY WAY TO WIN AN EBOOK OF ELECTED!) Heroes come in all forms.  The nerdy outcast wizard who saves all muggles from he-who-won't-be-named.  A boy bitten by a spider whose guilt over his uncle's death leads him into a world of crime-fighting.  Or even a starving teenage girl who volunteers for the Hunger Games in place of her sister. There's no set stereotype for what a hero looks like or what he/she sacrifices to be given such a label.  The only thing that's common is a unique bravery. That's one of the reasons I love Silence in the Library's latest kickstarter...

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