August 7, 2013

Midweek Mayhem: She would appease her beast...with a preemptive sacrifice. LONGING #Snippet9 #DragonsFTW #NA

Working it out…
  • (Still Happening :P) Check it out >>> I'm participating in Night Owl Reviews Scavenger Hunt! Deets here. I'm giving away a signed copy of Witch Way to Turn and a $25 Amazon giftcard!
  • (NEW)Today I'm participating in the cover reveal of Unbreakable Love by indie author Yesenia Vargas!! Check it out here! The blurb sounds awesome!
  • (NEW) I'm signing locally in Newport News, Virginia! Stop by and see me on the 21st of September from 1-4PM! Deets here.
The Becoming Playlist!
Wanted to share some of the songs that inspired me as I wrote Becoming...
Numb by Linkin Park

Hearing voices…
Cover art by Danielle Fine
  • Check out my stunning cover inspiration for my dark and gritty new adult urban fantasy with cursed dragon shifters (right beside this paragraph) designed by the talented Danielle Fine!!!
  • Twitter pitch for BecomingAfter a transplant gives Zoe a dragon shifter’s heart, she learns that her online boyfriend is her donor and...a girl.
 Today I'm sharing snippet #9 from the Becoming prequel titled Longing (unedited and in Taylor's POV)! Read Snippets here: #1#2#3#4, #5, #6, #7, #8. Excited for y'all to get to know my dragons better :) 
Longing - Chapter 1 (snippet #9)... 

She traced the steering wheel before starting the ignition. The light tan of the rich leather upholstery filled her vision. Color. While she still possessed a sliver of self restraint, she would appease her beast and possibly have a few more days of peace.

Despite the sauna-like temperature in her car, she couldn’t be too cautious, she switched on the heat before reaching into the glove-compartment for the list. It had been a week since the last time. If she intended to stay in control, she would do a preemptive sacrifice.


Cover art by Danielle Fine
Waiting game...
  • On week #21 of waiting to hear back from a lovely agent who is reading Running From Shadows.
  • Requests currently out for Becoming are 8 total! Squee!!!  *fingers and toes crossed* 
  • (Update) 41% into Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King! OMG, sooo good!!! The story is very much 'told' from an omniscient observer's perspective (which I normally don't care for), but it's sooo intriguing. I'm hooked!
  • (NEW) Soo this isn't exactly book related BUT it is artsy! I'm hooked on the Podcast called Night is sooo freakin' hilariously creepy! And the dude's voice is sooo yummy! Check out the teaser below...

Bonus material... 
*Writers, looking for a talented editor? I highly recommend Danielle FineShe's edited four manuscripts of mine and has taught me so much! I'm a stronger writer because of her guidance. Also, she designed my beautiful inspiration cover art for Becoming and Running From ShadowsAnnnnd she created the book trailer for Witch Way to Turn! 
*For more information on Dani's editing services, cover design, book trailer creation and website design stop by her site >>>> here!

Random Alert! Alert. Alert. Alert...  

My lunch on Sunday... Went on a date with the hubs...beautiful weather to sit outside...and that's an Italian grilled cheese sammich with bacon...delish!! ;)
Saw these Sunday at a little cafe... Freakin' love hanging lights! The pic doesn't do them justice...but! I so want some of these in my house and outside someday :D

The demon pup laughing at his mayhem!!
ZOMG, in case you somehow missed my tweets and FB posts about this (:P) these are our newest office pets! Five adorable little Mexican jumping beans named: Jack, Princess Toadstool (mine), Ernie, Mr. Bean and Bob. They are actually little moth larvas that will eat their way out of the bean in the spring and then live for a couple we are gonna love the little things like there is no tomorrow!

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