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    YA Scavenger Hunt #110

    I'm excited to announce I am part of a massive young adult scavenger hunt sponsored by the Alliance of Young Adult Authors. You can discover your favorite new authors, get free books, and enter to win numerous awesome prizes. RULESEach author will be given a special keyword, which will be bolded and all caps like this: BUTTERFLIES. All you have to do is visit all the author's sites in this order, write down the special keywords to discover the short story, then enter the giveaway wi...

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    Fears of an Almost Published Author

    I’m gonna get real for a minute. I’m in the final stages of editing my first book, Dancing on the Straight Edge. Although I was a ghostwriter (and even have my name on the cover of a few titles) my young adult fiction book is all me.

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    London Photo Shoot-Dancing on the Straight Edge

    Here is one of the amazing pictures by my friend Erica. I'm wearing my book logo t-shirt. More pictures to come including some with my book cover in them.http://www.ericalindseyphotography.com/

  • New Title: Dancing on the Straight Edge

    I asked friends on Facebook about the title. Originally I planned on going with Drug Virgin Hypocrite. Other titles were thrown around including:Straight EdgeDaughter of HypocrisySecrets of a Straight Edge GirlStrait Edge MasqueradeStraight Edge SanctimonyStraight Edge HypocriteI've decided on Dancing on the Straight Edge.

  • Drug Virgin Hypocrite

    *Please Note: Book Title has changed to Dancing on the Straight EdgeI am thrilled to reveal my book cover for Drug Virgin Hypocrite. I was going to wait until the spring to get the cover design started, but I was just too excited. I loved working with Molly at We got you Covered Book Design and highly recommend her if you are in the market for not only book covers, but so much more. I wanted a cover with vibrant colors and the electric feel of the story.

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    The Drug Virgins

    I finally finished my short story prequel The Drug Virgins. The first draft was about 15 pages, however, after sending it to my editor she recommended I chop it in half. Though I hate not using something I've written I agreed with her.

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    Twists and Turns

    A New Direction for the Military Spouse Book When I began working on the military spouse book I had a very clear picture of what it would look like. That was a modern version of Chicken Soup for the Military Wife’s Soul. My goal was 20-30 military spouses submitting a personal story, poem or even work of fiction approximately 3 pages in length or less. As I brainstormed I considered including simple graphics behind encouraging statements relating to the military spouse life.

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Six months before Cola turned eighteen in Dancing on the Straight Edge, she met the Drug Virgins. Read how it all began in this free short story prequel. & More!

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