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Goodreads Winners

Tagged: Goodreads Giveaway

I am so excited for the winners of the last two Goodreads Giveaways. Ten people across America and in Canada have won copies of The Immundus. Congratulations to: Rebecca Cook, Oklahoma Lesa Neace, Kentucky Meredith Read, Alabama Sarah McCall, South Car …

Game Time

Tagged: Games, Goodreads Giveaway

There are so many variations of games. From quidditch to hunger games, there really is no boundary for fun and competition, albeit sometimes ruthless. I knew I wanted the game in The Immundus to not only demonstrate a person’s physical capacity to perf …

From Early Reads to Reviews

Tagged: Editing, Editors, Goodreads Giveaway, NetGalley, Science Fiction, Young Adult, beta readers

I am so thankful to all the individuals that read my book while it was in the drafting stages and am thankful still for those individuals currently reading or scheduled to read The Immundus and provide a review. When it comes to getting early reads, I …

Goals for 2018

Tagged: Book Fairs, Conferences, Fantasy, Goals, GoodReads, Goodreads Giveaway, Middle Grade, Speculative Fiction, Young Adult

I set goals for myself each year. Some might say I am a goal driven individual, because once a goal is met I move on to another goal. It’s hard for me to go through life without working toward something. I’m not one to be able to sit in front of the te …

Developing My Characters

Tagged: Alpha Reader, Character Development, Editors, GoodReads, Goodreads Giveaway, beta readers

When I had people read the first few drafts of my book, the feedback I received was that I was really good at world building but needed to work on character development. My first thought was “What is character development?” and second “What is world bu …

The 12 Books of Christmas

Tagged: Books, Fantasy, Gift Giving, GoodReads, Goodreads Giveaway, Holiday Wish List, Science Fiction, Young Adult

Every year I set a goal for the number of books I’m going to read and I record my goal in Goodreads. This year I hope to meet my goal of twelve books. I’m planning to finish my eleventh book (The Kite Runner) this weekend so I can start my twelfth book …