YA Indie Spotlight: T.R. GRAVES

WOC - 911T. R. Graves, author of the Warrior and Secrets Series, lives along the Texas coast with her husband. Together, they raise T. R.’s beta-reading daughter and their football-loving son. Besides being blessed with a supportive family, she counts her career as a registered nurse in not-for-profit hospitals high on her list of fulfilling accomplishments. Continue reading “YA Indie Spotlight: T.R. GRAVES”

YA Author Series: Let’s Talk About Barnes & Noble

baltimoreWelcome to the YA Author Series, a bi-weekly discussion on indie publishing topics brought to you by the Young Adult Indie Carnival crew.

Amazing, isn’t it? The renovated power plant on the harbor in Baltimore is my favorite Barnes & Noble store. Giant smoke stacks rise up through the floors as escalators with their visible mechanics transport curious minds to shelves upon shelves of wonder.

Whenever I see my Nook sales, I start to envision a girl tucked away in Continue reading “YA Author Series: Let’s Talk About Barnes & Noble”

YA Indie Carnival: Some Like It Hot!

Steamy Excerpts are in the big top for this week’s YA Indie Carnival. I’ve got a special one for you from fellow indie author T.R. Graves, I present the following excerpt from Guardians of the Cross.

CAUTION! May be TOO HOT TO HANDLE for some readers.

Inside and with the door closed, I noticed his bathroom mimicked the black-and-white color scheme dominating the bedroom. The only exceptions were the periodic hints of lime green in the form of towels and decorative soaps. The contrasting colors were perfectly balanced and, somehow, striking. As I admired it all, I turned on the water – extra hot – in the over-sized slate and glass shower. While I waited for Continue reading “YA Indie Carnival: Some Like It Hot!”