First of all, thanks again to I am a Reader, Not a Writer and Down the Rabbit Hole for hosting this Hop. I’ve had so much fun reading everyone’s comments as they told me which Midnight Guardian series character they are most like. You are all so creative in Continue reading
This week I’m handing over my Indie Carnival duties to the nefarious bunch over at the Mogdoc News Network. What’s a mogdoc you ask? They’re the ancient, evil creatures hunting down Keira Ryan. Think of a gremlin crossed with a swamp monster then give it super speed and a taste for human blood. I think they have this week’s post in the bag.
Then head back here to Continue reading
At this blog you could win a signed copy of my young adult books! Read them before Midnight Child Book 3 arrives on Feb. 17th.
Unfurl is the exciting third installment in the Rippler young adult series. You can purchase the series here or visit the author, the brilliant Cidney Swanson. The Rippler series is about Samantha Ruiz, who finds that she has an odd strain of a disease…odd because the only visible symptom is invisibility! As soon as she discovers this new talent she is on the run, chased by those who wish to eradicate the disease by taking out its carriers. I highly recommend this read.
Unfurl includes a sweet scene where Sam’s step-mom, Sylvia, throws a Groundhog Eve Party to help cheer her up. With the holiday quickly approaching, I asked author Swanson if Sylvia could stop by and share her tips. Continue reading
When Cidney asked if I’d like to host a stop on her official Blog Tour for Unfurl, I was a little embarrassed. You see, the first two books in her trilogy had been on my TBR list for some time. The premise, a girl who carries Continue reading
The topic of choice this week is “What Reading Teaches Me as a Writer/Reviewer”. This being a blog post, the value of brevity immediately comes to mind. Therefore, I present this week’s topic as a handy, dandy Top 5 List.
5. Friends with Layers. Supporting characters should be more than background. The best books have a memorable B-Team. Examples: Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban, Dead as a Doornail, Marked
4. Location! Location! Location! A good story can be epic with a bit of set dressing. Interesting locales Continue reading