October 30, 2013

Russian spy boots, serial killer names, and LONGING... Oh my Midweek Mayhem! #dragonsFTW

Working it out…
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Awesome vid for the NaNoWriMos!
Eye of the Tiger, baby :P



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.
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 Today I'm sharing snippet #20 from the Becoming prequel titled Longing (unedited and in Taylor's POV)! Read snippets here: #1#2#3#4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19. Excited for y'all to get to know my dragons better :) 

Longing - Chapter 1 (snippet #20)... 


Taylor leaned against the doorframe, mesmerized by the lilt of Zoe’s voice as she read A Little Princess for the hundredth time. Her charcoal gray yoga pants were cuffed so they didn’t drag the floor. Her feet were bare and her toes were painted the deepest shade of blue. She wore a baggy forest green sweatshirt that hung loosely on her small frame, as if it belonged to a boyfriend. Although, Taylor had never seen a boy stop by for a visit. Of course it wasn’t like Taylor had twenty-four hour surveillance on her, but she did indulge her desire to check on Zoe’s progress several times a week since the first time she heard her reading to the children.

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Cover art by Danielle Fine
Waiting game...
  • On week #33 of waiting to hear back from a lovely agent who is reading Running From Shadows.
  • Requests currently out for Becoming are 6 total! Squee!!!  *fingers and toes crossed* 
Reading...
  • (Am reading) Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter! Book #2 in the White Rabbit Chronicles. Fantastic spin on zombies...they live and feed among us in the spiritual world... Creepy awesomeness!
  • Looking for book recommendations and reviews for your 2013 TBR List? Check out The Perks of Being a Book Nerd

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!


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Random Alert! Alert. Alert. Alert...
Russian spy boots day!

I'm the Outback Tickler...terrified, right? :P What are you?

The demon pup likes to be read on :P

Free raisins with my batch of grapes. Random ;)

October 27, 2013

Wherein a unicorn tells a witch she's being fed upon by a demon. RUNNING FROM SHADOWS #WeWriWa #8Sunday #YAPNR



Today I'm sharing from my (unpublished) young adult paranormal romance Running From Shadows!

Follow Greta Shore (a 17-year-old, black-haired wiccan beauty) and Paxton "Pax" Craig (an 18-year-old, blond-haired college student with a dark secret) as they discover the fate of their forbidden love.
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Set-up (last week)... Greta runs away from her surprise engagement partthrough the woodsPax saves her from a shadow demon. Oh, and he's a unicorn! 
Back at Pax's cabin, Greta and Pax talk. He tells her that the shadow has fed on her emotions. And that it's definitely someone she knows. Her first thought is her mom (yikes!), but...

Cover Art by Danielle Fine

She was forcing this engagement on me.

No way.

“Are you positive it’s someone I know?”

“I’ve been slaying shadows since I was fourteen. I’ve learned a few things about demons. So, yeah.” He touched his neck as he spoke.


My thoughts swam in a sea of confusion.

Tune in next week for more angsty spooky goodness!

Thanks again for stopping by! Your support and feedback is greatly appreciated!


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Because being a warrior is hard work, here's a vid from the Running From Shadows playlist to reward all you sexy, sweaty peeps ;)

Tonight by Seether

(Track #16)
   



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Extra! Extra!


* (NEW) I'm givin' it away! Erm, uh, my book, CD, and Amazon giftcard that is :P Check out the Spooktacular post to enter!

 * Would you like to see some pics of Greta and Pax? Check them out here! Gotta love Pinterest!! Ooo, stalk me there too, please...uh, here! ;) 

*Self-publishing? Need an editor and cover artist? Check out my uber-talented editor, Danielle Fine, she's wonderful to work with and does exceptional work! Click here for more info! 

*Check out the USA Today recommended book trailer for Witch Way to Turn!! here

October 23, 2013

Midweek Mayhem: Much LONGING, awesome contests, and a Banshee eye roll fail :P #dragonsFTW #RWA

Working it out…
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The Becoming Playlist!
Wanted to share some of the songs that inspired me as I wrote Becoming...
Alive by Krewella



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.
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 Today I'm sharing snippet #19 from the Becoming prequel titled Longing (unedited and in Taylor's POV)! Read snippets here: #1#2#3#4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18. Excited for y'all to get to know my dragons better :) 

Longing - Chapter 1 (snippet #19)... 

Zoe’s laugh was much weaker today than it had been in a long while, but despite everything the girl continued to spend time with the kids, those who would certainly get a new heart before she did. For a fleeting second Taylor wondered if she could convince her father to give Zoe one of the donor hearts. Put the girl at the top of the list as a favor to Taylor. Of course that would never happen. Her father had no control over who received a heart and who didn’t. Hospital politics did.

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Cover art by Danielle Fine
Waiting game...
  • On week #32 of waiting to hear back from a lovely agent who is reading Running From Shadows.
  • Requests currently out for Becoming are 6 total! Squee!!!  *fingers and toes crossed* 
Reading...
  • (Am reading) Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter! Book #2 in the White Rabbit Chronicles. Fantastic spin on zombies...they live and feed among us in the spiritual world... Creepy awesomeness!
  • (Finished) Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James... My review and rating to come once I've had time to process. Started book #2 tho because I gotta know what's happening!!
  • Looking for book recommendations and reviews for your 2013 TBR List? Check out The Perks of Being a Book Nerd

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!


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Random Alert! Alert. Alert. Alert...
Looky!! I'm on the downhill stretch! Lovin' this story! Sooo happy I was asked to take part in this anthology! Stoked!!

Banshee eye roll fail :P You're welcome!

When demon pup's are pondering deviltry...

LOL Just because...

October 20, 2013

Scratch the buffet, I was a twenty-four-hour diner. RUNNING FROM SHADOWS #WeWriWa #8Sunday #YAPNR



Today I'm sharing from my (unpublished) young adult paranormal romance Running From Shadows!

Follow Greta Shore (a 17-year-old, black-haired wiccan beauty) and Paxton "Pax" Craig (an 18-year-old, blond-haired college student with a dark secret) as they discover the fate of their forbidden love.
 ****
Set-up (last week)... Greta runs away from her surprise engagement partthrough the woodsPax saves her from a shadow demon. Oh, and he's a unicorn! 
Back at Pax's cabin, Greta and Pax talk. He tells her that the shadow has fed on her emotions. And that it's definitely someone she knows...

Cover Art by Danielle Fine

No way. I’d know if someone was a demon...Right? “How can you be so sure?”

“Someone who knows you, is close to you, would have the easiest access to you. They could touch you, which makes feeding easier. And they’d know the moment you’re miserable or scared.”

Scratch the buffet, I was a twenty-four-hour diner. But for who?

Tune in next week for more angsty spooky goodness!

Thanks again for stopping by! Your support and feedback is greatly appreciated!


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Because being a warrior is hard work, here's a vid from the Running From Shadows playlist to reward all you sexy, sweaty peeps ;)

What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction (cover)

(Track #15)
   


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Extra! Extra!


* Hide your souls, slippers, and savory treats cos the Demon Pup is unleashed!! Read all about him here! :P

 * Would you like to see some pics of Greta and Pax? Check them out here! Gotta love Pinterest!! Ooo, stalk me there too, please...uh, here! ;) 

*Self-publishing? Need an editor and cover artist? Check out my uber-talented editor, Danielle Fine, she's wonderful to work with and does exceptional work! Click here for more info! 

*Check out the USA Today recommended book trailer for Witch Way to Turn!! here