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Ladybug Storytime Review

Thank you Kristina at Ladybug Storytime for reading Celia on the Run and sharing your thoughts on your blog. So glad you enjoyed it! http://ladybugstorytime.blogspot.com/ I’m in awe of readers and bloggers who can take on a book, read it,

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1 Year Ago Today…

Celia on the Run turns one year old today! Happy birthday to Nick and Celia, to their story. Happy anniversary to my publisher, Untreed Reads! Hard to believe my debut novel has been out for a full year now. Even

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Featured on Buried in Books

A big thank you to Heather at Buried in Books for featuring Celia on the Run on her blog today. Be sure to enter the giveaway and check back often to see what’s new! http://wwwburiedinbooks.blogspot.com/

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Photos Are Ideas

As much as I enjoyed writing Celia on the Run, I have to admit I had just as much fun putting together the photo album inspired by the book. If you haven’t taken a peek yet, the album can be

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My Top Ten

It’s always exciting to hear someone out there enjoyed reading Celia on the Run at the 5 out of 5 star level! A big thank you to Taeesha from a blog called A Diary of a Book Addict for her

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Take a Break

I recently got the chance to do an author interview on Avery’s Book Nook and really enjoyed the questions, especially the one about advice for aspiring authors. I’ve given this piece of advice a few times because it was one

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A Good Listener

I have a hard time sitting still for long periods of time. There’s so much I want to do, so many projects I bounce between on any given day, so finding the time to actually sit down and quietly read

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No crickets, please!

Two new reviews to report today. Both readers seemed to have enjoyed Celia on the Run, but in very different ways. I love that! I love that the same characters and plot line, the same exact words in the same

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Character Recycling

I was invited to do a guest blog post on Actin’ Up with Books and took the opportunity to write about “character recycling”, how I’ve been known to salvage good characters from less-that-perfect manuscripts of my past and try them

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YA: On the Fringe of Adulthood, On the Fringe of a Genre

I was given the opportunity to write about a YA topic of my choice for a guest blog post on All-Consuming Media, and boy, I had so much to say. The whole genre classification thing is a bit limiting to

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