Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Help Me Write Dirty Blood 5!

I am excited that today is today!!!!
WHY? Because today kicks off a new contest I'm running, just for all your Dirty Blood lovers out there! It's a fun, awesome, exciting, SUPER DUPER wacky contest!
I'm a fan of all those things.

Here's the deal:
YOU, the reader, are going to help me write Dirty Blood 5.
I have started working on it but I put it away again in favor of another, more pressing, project that, sadly, I can't share with you yet.
But as soon as I'm able, I will get back to it, promise!
In the meantime, you can help!

Below, you can enter via all the easy-peasy ways you're used to... OR you can submit your wacky, crazy, sexy, cool (#TLCreference #Sucha90sgirl) 1-LINER and the winner gets their line published in Dirty Blood 5!

Cool, right?!?! I think so.

This contest runs until 5/9/14 so put on your thinking caps and choose your words well. They may end up in print! Woot woot!

Good luck and happy writing, readers!

**If you haven't read Dirty Blood yet (do you live under a rock??? It has sexy werewolves, people!) you can visit some of the following blogs and check out their review stop for the series and get a clue as to just how crazy your 1-LINER can be!

Penny For Them on 4/30
A Novel Review on 5/1
Paranormal Romance & Authors That Rock on 5/2
Doctors Notes on 5/5

And now get entered!

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Going Steady

I get to tell you something exciting. (There's another exciting thing but it's kind of like Fight Club right now, in that, if I tell you, I'll get beat up by someone who is still sort of invisible to the rest of you.)

So, THIS exciting thing, is a new relationship (of sorts) that I'm super stoked about--and yes, the darling boyfriend is aware and fully accepting of said relationship.

I am now working with Rebecca Friedman of RF Literary!!

Woot woot! *throws confetti* *gets it in her eye* *doesn't care*

In Rebecca's words, we're going steady. *cheesy grin*
This is exciting to me for a couple of reasons.
1. Rebecca is awesome.
Exhibit A: she's been to Thailand
Exhibit B: All you have to do is talk to her on the phone for approx 3 seconds and you'll agree that she's awesome.

2. Working with a literary agent has been a goal of mine since I started publishing in 2009, but most SERIOUSLY, a goal that I've focused on for about a year now. (It's a HUGE step toward another goal of mine, to become a hybrid author.) So much so, that I painted it on my wall in November 2012 so that I would see it every day and embed it into my subconscious. It would be so ingrained in me, my brain--and the Universe--would have no choice but to make it a reality.

Looks like it worked!

And any time I reach a goal (especially one of those I painted), it's like the Universe saying "See, you're taken care of. And that was easy. Give us another one. Make it good!" And it makes me warm and fuzzy all over.

So, this: Rebecca Friedman, you make me warm and fuzzy all over.

Yeah, that's on the internet now. Don't make it weird.

And also this: Whether you paint your dreams on your wall or just Sharpie it onto poster board, HAVE GOALS. Write them down. Read them over and over. Embed into subconscious. And then watch them happen to you.

Seriously. It's a thing. I know it sounds ridiculously simple. Maybe too simple. But it works. I encourage you to try it. Don't stop believing in yourself. You can do this! I can't wait to see it happen to you too!