Hey, do you know that it’s Read An E-Book week? In celebration, you can get any of my Evernight titles at Smashwords for 25% off! Just click the graphic below:
Also, I’m a featured author in this month’s issue of Uncaged Book Reviews! They have a free e-zine every month and you can check out my interview inside, and get a sneak peek of Hidden. You can access the magazine directly by clicking on the cover below, or simply visit Uncaged Book Reviews.
And last but not least, the first ever East Coast Author’s Convention is coming up in October! I’ll be one of the attending authors. All tickets are on sale right now, just click the graphic to learn more and buy!
Have a great week!
This post is part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop. The first Wednesday of every month is Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. Talk about your doubts and the fears you have conquered. Discuss your struggles and triumphs. Offer a word of encouragement for others who are struggling. The awesome co-hosts for the March 6 posting of the IWSG are Fundy Blue, Beverly Stowe McClure, Erika Beebe, and Lisa Buie-Collard!
Happy March! I’m eagerly awaiting the coming of spring–I’m thoroughly done with the cold and snow now, thank you very much. How’s the weather where you are?
Let’s see, what am I insecure about this month? I just sent off a new submission to my publisher (the sequel to Hidden) so I’m chewing my nails waiting for an answer. In the meantime I’m trying to work on another book, both to keep myself distracted and keep the ball rolling. I feel like I’m struggling to do anything creative-wise lately, though. Just a lot of mental blocks at the moment. I know the best way over them is through, but it just seems so hard. And I’ve been epically lazy, too. I’m sure the laziness is only making the blocks worse, so it’s a vicious cycle. I need to focus and put more effort in. It’s not a matter of not having the time, it’s using the time I have wisely instead of procrastinating.
Ah, I love this once-a-month chance to whine and moan and stomp my feet. 🙂
March 6 question – Whose perspective do you like to write from best, the hero (protagonist) or the villain (antagonist)? And why?
I don’t think I’ve ever written from the antagonist’s point of view, so I’d have to say the protagonist. However, I do like stories, and TV shows, and movies, where the antagonist is the main character, or where we at least get a big first-hand view of their side of the story. I’m a sucker for a good anti-hero. I just haven’t written one.
How about you? Which do you like to write–or which do you enjoy in other people’s art?
I got some great news yesterday…Hidden is up for Book of the Month at Long and Short Reviews!
Voting takes place today only and is super easy: just click (I’m the fourth entry down) and hit vote! That’s it!
If you feel so inclined to vote for me, that’s wonderful and I THANK YOU so much! 😀
Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge
Each Wednesday from January 9 – December 18, 2019, Long and Short Reviews is hosting a weekly blog hop.
Blogging is a fun way to meet people and get to know them. We’re offering a weekly “prompt” for authors, non-authors, bookish folks and others to share something weekly and gain new friends and visitors to the blog. There’s no pressure to write something every week (though it should be fun and a challenge), but we do ask that if you do post something, you share your link on the weekly post we’ll put up at our site (it will be the top post on the home page each Wednesday morning) — the link list will be open for new links for 48 hours. Other bloggers will also share their links and you can hop over and see what they have to share.
February 27th – Fictional Worlds I’d Rather Not Visit
Ha! Can I list worlds from my own books, or is that cheating? I’ve definitely written some places I wouldn’t want to be in–or at least, I wouldn’t want to be in the same mess as my characters are in. But I don’t think that’s really in the spirit of the question, because there’s a lot of stories where the ‘world’ is just fine, the characters just happen to be in an awful situation.
I’m into Game of Thrones but I don’t think I’d want to be in that world, because it seems like everyone there is having a really bad time. And if you follow the show–you know it’s about to get even worse! I don’t watch The Walking Dead anymore, but I used to and I definitely wouldn’t want to visit that world either. In fact, I don’t think I’d want to be in any post-apocalypse world. As interesting as it might be, humans would always be the worst threat in any scenario like that. We all know what would happen in a world without rules and laws. Some good I’m sure, but also lots and lots of bad.
I’m not a big fan of sci-fi but I don’t think I’d want to visit most of those worlds, either. The idea of being in space or on another planet is interesting, but scary and unpredictable to me. I think I’ll stay on earth.
How about you? Where are you not making any vacation plans for?
Look at this lovely thing that arrived yesterday!
It’s my award for Best Suspense in the Evernight Publishing Reader’s Choice Awards! I won it for Hidden, which is just so awesome. THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me!
I have no idea where I’m going to display it yet, but these are the kind of writer problems I’ve always wanted to have. Isn’t it lovely? ❤