Life Goings-On, 8.16.17

My Life

*cricket cricket*

Hey, I’m back! Sorry about the post drought. Life came up and roundhouse-kicked me in the face, but what can I say. I’m here.

I’ve been thinking, and if I can’t find the time to post TPT stuff, I should probably at least let you in on what the hell I’m doing with myself over here:

Get a Free Kindle Copy of Forget Me

Bookish Stuff, My Life, Writing/Stories

Hey, peeps! So, this weekend is going to be a good one. I’m having a launch party for Forget Me on Friday! It’s pretty much just a family/friend gathering, but it will be bomb 🙂 I will be doing a reading, so I might post a video for you lovely people to enjoy too.

But while I’m having a real-life party, there will be a digital one (of sorts) as well! Because starting tomorrow, June 15th through Friday the 16th, the Kindle version of my debut will be free! Literally. Zero. Zip. Nada. $0. THAAAAT’S RIGHT.

Thought-Provoking Thursdays: On The Loss Of Finishing Stories

Thought-Provoking Thursdays

Sigh.

Sometimes finishing a story is like losing a friend. I’ve had the experience when I’ve read other’s books, and I’m sure you know the feeling too. You just read through some serious action-y stuff, things have started to work themselves out in the plot, and now you’re getting to those last few pages. You knew this moment would come. The realization set in for you when your bookmark was exactly midway between the front and back. You tried to put it out of your mind, but now you have to face facts. You have to say goodbye to Richard, the character you related most with, and his clumsy ways. You can’t step into that colorfully-described herb garden anymore. You can never live this story for the first time ever again.

Thought-Provoking Thursdays: On Judging A Book By Its Cover

Thought-Provoking Thursdays

Ahh, the old adage. I don’t even have to repeat it to you, and you wanna know why? Because so freaking many people say it.

It’s just another one of those things that make independent publishers like yours truly lose sleep at night and go into mania. And, y’know? That doesn’t leave much time for obtaining sustenance, being a person, functioning in society, writing back your penpals (I think I owe some people an apology)… things of that nature.

Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Challenge: Double-Cross

Writing/Stories

I wrote a few entries for this week’s Stellar Story Challenge. The theme was double-cross, and I have to tell you I really didn’t have any trouble at all coming up with stuff. Hmm, that’s probably not such a good thing…

“Words meant nothing; his actions stuck.”

“Fell in love, then in hate.”

“He didn’t mean it. Likely story.”

Six words is six words 🙂 Maybe you wanna give it a try? Hop on over to the Stellar Storyteller post for this week!

My Book Sale Raid

Bookish Stuff

I’m a bookworm. A book freak. Nuts.

What, haven’t I mentioned that before? Hm…

Anyhow, I have self-control around many things. You’re talking to someone who’s been a full-on vegan for about three years. Even before that, if you saw me at Burger King, I’d be eating a salad. Well probably, but that’s not the point. If there’s anyone who knows something about self-control, well… I think I’d at least make the top 50.

But books? Nah. Not even close. Which leads me to my story.

So, I was at the library, just randomly strolling around. I had already borrowed some books, but right before I left, I saw the shelf. It was a little, lonely shelf near the front of the library with discarded books. It was an indoor mini book sale.

You’re On A Deserted Island…

Bookish Stuff

You’re on a deserted island… what books did you bring?

The only thing better than reading is writing., but that still makes reading #2 on the list. And though I’m a pretty busy bee, I try to read whenever I can. Because you know what they say: readers make the best writers.

Or something like that.