October 24, 2012

My Midweek Mayhem, Wonderful Review and Random Picture Goodness! #amblogging

Happy Midweek Y'all!

Working it out…
  • Thank you so much to everyone who voted, Mentioned, Retweeted and Shared in the book cover contest! The winner was Aine Massie...check out her fabulous site here! And a big thank you to Danielle Fine for offering such a fantastic giveaway!
  • Starting on Friday, October 26 I'll be participating in the YA Mythology Hop and Giveaway!!! My amazing virtual assistant, Florence Price, is setting that up. Check here for her website. More information to come...
  • Omigosh, iHeart this so much (read full review here for Witch Way to Turn)... Totally wanna eat a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup and stare at my work-in-progress now!! "Karen Y. Bynum is to YA Paranormal what peanut butter is to chocolate--they just fit and create all sorts of lusciousness!" 
Hearing voices…
  • Some of the constructive crits I received from the contests I've entered Running From Shadows into has said I need a little more setting description... I'll be working on that soon.
  • My editor currently has Witch Way book #2! Will keep you posted on how edits are going :) Excited and nervous. Eep! lol
  • Here's a teaser from book #2 I'm super happy with (as always, no spoilers to book #1 or #2).
  • (Myles's POV) Myles let himself feel her emotions. Briefly. He’d been fighting it, not wanting to share any part of this with her. But it might benefit him to know his enemy better. Tucking away his thoughts of Breena, he let the witch’s feelings pulse through his blood. Horny. Angry. Greedy. That was about it. No complexity. Not like his love.  
Waiting game
Cover Art by Danielle Fine
  • On week #20 of waiting to hear back from a lovely agent who is reading Running From Shadows.*continues to keep fingers and toes crossed and keeps querying*
  • On week #12 of waiting to hear back from the editor I pitched to at the RWA conference in July. *also continues to keep all possible body parts crossed*
Bonus material...
*Check out my friend Katherine Skye's blog for a Spooktacular Giveaway Hop!! She's giving away a copy of Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr!!
*Tune back in for SSS on Sunday for more steamy goodness from Running From Shadows! Pax takes Greta back to his cabin in the woods...should she be scared or excited? He did save her from a demon ;)
*Would love to get more Likes for my author page! Click here... Thanks! 
*Add Witch Way to Turn to your to-be-read list here!
*Beautiful Cover Art for Running From Shadows by Danielle Fine... Check her website for more cover art, editing and book trailer services.

Random Alert! Random. Alert. Alert. Alert...
The first three pix aren't so much random as they are romantic...that's an 'r' word! ;) Sunday, October 21st was mine and the hubby's SIX year anniversary!! (Been together since the 11th grade when I broke my foot playing volleyball and had to be rushed to the hospital. He got to the game, couldn't find me and was frantically searching for me. It totally scared him into dating me! lol The next day he asked me out.) Soo, back to our anniversary...we went out to brunch at a special little place and had the patio all to ourselves. So nice! Oh, and apparently I'm weird cos I wanted scrambled eggs instead of nasty runny eggs with my steak and eggs...at least that's what the hubby tells me! :P

Me and the hubby. Omigosh, I love hats! Any day that I don't have to wash my hair is a WIN. Just sayin ;)

Had the patio all to ourselves. Chilly day with a nice fire going. Le sigh.

Just another view of the patio. What? You know I'm random :P
And because you require your random-picture-action...here it is :) Me at Target, using the Force to make the hubby take this picture. Bwahaha I have an addiction to graphic t-shirts. Just in case you didn't know that! Uh, and iHeart Star Wars...like super bad!


  1. Fun post as always! So much going on. :) Happy Anniversary! Sounds like it was super fun. And good luck with all your agents! And loved the excerpt!

  2. Congratulations on your anniversary and I hope you hear good news from the editor/agent and soon ; - )

  3. Wow, you have a lot of irons in the firebowl! LOL

    1. It's gettin' hot! LOL Thank you for stopping by D'ann! :)

  4. Busy girl, Congrats on anniversary and hopeing you hear something soon.

  5. I love your Wedesday posts. They are so much fun. Great story about how you and hubby started dating. I've still got my fingers and toes crossed for both of us. Once you get an agent, and you will, you go on submission and wait forever.

    1. Thank you bunches Ella! I really enjoy doing them :) I'm excited for the going-on-to-submissions-and-waiting-forever part :P teehee Hope you hear good news soon on your submission!

  6. Wow, this does sound like a whole lot, but in an awesome way. Congrats on everything you've got going on. I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed for you too!

    1. Hi Toni! Thank you! Really appreciate you stopping by and commenting :D

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    1. lolz Sure do! Thank you for stopping by Melissa! :)