I am in Christmas mode over here and writing and posting are taking a back seat…but I did find this on a search on Amazon then digging into the author’s site…wow. He has an awesome book trailer! if this doesn’t make you want to read the book NOTHING WILL! The author is Ransom Riggs and the book is Mrs. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Check it out!!
My YA fantasy, An Unexpected Performance, will be on sale beginning tomorrow morning at 8 am. You will be getting a 41% savings by getting it during this special 24 hour sale. The cost is going from 5.00 to 2.99 for Kindle. (remember you only need the Kindle app on your e-device to be able to read Kindle books!) Click here for link to sale site. I hope you will get yours! the sale runs from 8 am Friday through 8 am Saturday. Merry Christmas!
…since I am going to be releasing some new work in the near future, I have been filling in the gaps of my time with things like listening to Youtube vids and reading blogs about book launches. What is the best way to do them, and what you can expect from them pre- and post. Like how soon in advance do you plan your blog tour, and try to get reviews, and send out ARCs and …. well, so on. And what did I find? Nothing new under the sun, I guess you could say. I mean, I do alot
As promised, I have been working on creating a book trailer for AUP. I intended on creating it in iMovie or Windows Movie Maker, or some other easy to do-available software. Of course, my hubby wouldn’t hear of it! He created it for me, with my directorial input. I picked the photos, and the music, and the arrangement of it all and he worked his magic putting it all together. I think it turned out well. I hope you will too! Thanks for liking it on Youtube-
While I am following my goal list I have encountered a bit of a new twist. The book is at 86,000+ words already and this rewrite is growing it fast. It is a YA fantasy, and therefore expected to be a little on the high end of page count (more like 60-65K), but certainly not as big as an adult fantasy. I worry that too much world-building will make for such a massive book that it won’t be accepted anywhere. I guess I could add in all the world-building (this IS the rewrite after all) — and then cut the