I am pleased to announce that Visions has a reworked cover with my new author name!!! Watch for it at your favorite eBook retailer in the next couple of weeks! As paperbacks sell out they will be replaced with the new cover! happy dances http://thesecretwatchers.com/visions-teaser-page/
If you haven’t yet read The Scare by indie author Robert Shaw… what on earth are you waiting for? 5 out of 5 stars!
Wow! The aptly named The Scare by Robert Shaw kept me up at night… reading! The Scare is well written and engaging. I wanted to see what would happen next and the intensity of it held me captive. The protagonist, Ethan, is haunted by the murder of his little brother. He finds someone who understands in a new girl who moves to town with her own closet full of skeletons. They share broken pasts and try together to survive the present where the local bully torments everyone at school but has turned his sights on Ethan and his friends. When a series of grisly murders begins, Ethan suspects the town bully but doubts that anyone would believe him especially now that the town bully is dead. If you haven’t yet read this… buy a copy. I’m not sorry that I did!
Thank you Tracee Ford for allowing me to be a part of your Spring Fever Blog Tour! Visit her website. See my interview AND check out some of Tracee’s books!!!
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YES!!! Here is the new cover for Whispers! Watch for Whispers at your favorite e-book retailer starting February 7th, 2013!
Catching snowflakes on your tongue and other childish behavior can bring out the child in you! Sometimes we hear kids say, “You don’t get it” or “You don’t understand”. Umm, yeah, actually we do. We’ve been there. So okay, times are changing and it was a little different when we were there, but you have the same basic problems, just recycled. We’re looking at your problems through a different lens or lenses if you’re over forty like I am. (Insert big goofy grin here, with reading glasses of course.) You’ve heard the old yarn, same tune, different song? Well, we were kids once; sometimes we just need to be reminded what that was like, but we do understand it.
If you are tying to find your inner child think about the things that you loved to do as a kid. Trust me, catching snowflakes is just one of the endless possibilities. Have you read any good young adult books lately? How about a bad one? Either way, pick up a YA book and give it a read. Reading other young adult literature puts you in tune with the young and young at heart. It also let’s you see what is popular today. Browse the bookstore and pick up books with amazing covers. Start reading their backs until you find one that hooks you or go to your favorite eBook retailer and see who the big names and most popular on their lists are. Maybe check out who has the best reviews instead of the top 100 best sellers.
Sometimes it hurts us to relive our teenage years. Many times I have been struck by the pain of today’s youth as it echoes what I felt at the same age. It reminds me of what it felt like to be a teenager. Teenagers feel deeply and if you look back, you’ll remember that too. How did you feel the first time someone broke up with you? Remember your first… kiss, date, time driving? Revisit your teen years. Look at some old pictures or your old high school yearbooks. Yeah, I noticed the hairstyles have changed too!
So what am I saying? Go play! Go have some fun. Spend time with the young people you write for. Volunteer in a classroom or with a youth organization. Hang out with your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews or spend some time with a friend who has kids. I bet you’ll find that inner child and I bet they’d like to come out to play.
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