Sep 27

September 27, 2014

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Poleaxed

I use this word in Waterdreamer and was surprised to find it was an unfamiliar word to a couple of my beta readers. Beta readers are those super nice people that read your book and tell you whether it sucks or not. I’ll give you some context. Like when I walked into the gym Friday and saw this on the board: 1500m row, 150 double unders, 1.5 mile run I, and many others, looked a little poleaxed. And afterwards we all looked…

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Sep 21

September 21, 2014

Waterborn

Covers and Release Day.

Release day, October 16!!! Okay, so I changed my mind three times about the cover for Waterdreamer, but this is it. For real this time.   Caris Harper. A young woman fighting for control. Noah Jacobs. The boy who makes her want to lose it. Caris is determined not to let a little thing like discovering she’s another species of human ruin her senior year of high school. But her quest for ordinary is thwarted by an out-of-control power too…

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Sep 9

September 9, 2014

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Rant on Rent

I’ve been loving the Starz adaption of the book Outlander these last few weeks, watching each episode multiple times. The last one was entitled Rent. It struck a nerve with me, and not in a good way.  This show is based on my favorite book ever. I’ve read it no less than ten times. I can quote it about as well as my son can quote Lord of the Rings. Which is to say word for word. “But it wasn’t in the…

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Aug 29

August 29, 2014

Aug 18

August 18, 2014

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Highlights

The past week was interesting to say the least. On the homefront. -My niece had baby. -Daughter number one celebrated her twenty-fifth birthday. We wore masks and ate cupcakes. -We got my youngest settled into her dorm and ready for her freshman year of college. I ate the best guacamole of my life at the Avenue Pub in Tuscaloosa. On the life front. -Got my hair colored and eyebrows waxed. This is a highlight because I always feel ten years…

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