Before I begin, I want to thank the many dedicated volunteers who tirelessly work to raise awareness and funds for cancer research through the American Cancer Society Relay for Life events. Even though I've been co-finance chair of my local Relay for many years, this year I had the honor of stepping in as luminaria … Continue reading YA Indie Carnival: Round Robin
This week's YA Indie Carnival topic is Work in Progress. I have a special treat for you, an exclusive sneak peek at Book 4 in the Midnight Guardian Series, Shadows Rising, which hits stores this fall. ------------------- The scent of orange and ginger meat roasting over an open flame was nearly choked out by the … Continue reading WIP: Shadows Rising Sneak Peek
When asked if there would be a sequel for E.T., Steven Spielberg said that he would never make it. He felt that a sequel would just degrade the original work. Spielberg has, of course, gone on to make many sequels of many of his movies, but still left E.T. as a standalone. So what goes … Continue reading Does a Sequel Affect the Original?
The carnival topic is SPRING BREAK!!! I'm traveling, so I've turned this week's post over to the news "professionals" at MNN, the Mogdoc News Network. http://mogdocnews.tumblr.com Top 5 Spring Break Destinations on the Banished Continent After you visit MNN, come on back and check out Spring Break posts from these other active YA Indie Carnival … Continue reading YA Indie Carnival: Spring Break
There's a clear choice...To Trailer, duh! Not only do readers love them, but indie authors love making them. It lets us dream a little, gives us a visual image of what our work might look like on the screen. Fellow YA Indie Carnival Author Suzy Turner has a great book trailer site...the YA Trailer Park … Continue reading YA Indie Carnival: To Trailer or Not To Trailer
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 … Continue reading YA Indie Carnival: Interview With a Villain