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Celebrate #INDIEpendence: Week Four—Thriller, Suspense & Mystery

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Welcome to week four of our Celebrate #INDIEpendence With Everyone At Blue Harest Creativeevent. 5 weeks, 14 genres, 18 authors—one awesome event All month-long we’ll be celebrating some of the best and the brightest of the indie author world, offering awesome prizes as well as fascinating insights into why it rocks to be an indie author. It's an exciting time to self-publish! Join us for live author chats, weekly genre prize pack giveaways, games, trivia, and more—including lots of prizes to win all week long. Each week we'll focus on specific genres and highlight some of the best authors who write it while giving back to our community of readers. We'll also feature blogs from our authors and Blue Harvest Creative—from inspirational blogs to learning about our authors and their genres to tips and techniques from Blue Harvest Creative—you're sure to find lots of interesting and informative stuff to read. WEEK #4—THRILLER, SUSPENSE & MYSTERY Do you live for the ch…

Celebrate #INDIEpendence: Week Two—Horror and Sci-Fi

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Welcome to week two of our Celebrate #INDIEpendence With Everyone at Blue Harvest Creative event5 weeks, 14 genres, 18 authors—one awesome event! All month-long we’ll be celebrating some of the best and brightest of the indie author world, offering awesome prizes, as well as fascinating insights into why it rocks to be an indie author. It's an exciting time to self-publish! Join us for live author chats, genre prize packs, trivia, games, and more. Each week we'll focus on specific genres and highlight some of the best authors who write it while giving back to our community of readers. We'll also be sharing blogs featuring our authors and Blue Harvest Creative—from inspirational blogs to learning about our authors and their genres to tips from Blue Harvest Creative—you'll find lots of interesting stuff to read. WEEK TWO IS DEVOTED TO HORROR AND SCI-FI If terror is your thing or if you love travelling to different dimensions and other worlds then this week is for you—…

Riding the roller coaster

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As I have mentioned in previous posts, I never intended to become a writer. It sort of just happened. Writing poetry and short stories was a personal, private release for me. Occasionally, I would share with family and friends but that was it. However, while attending college (as a 40+ year old woman--talk about feeling out of place!) in hopes of graduating with a degree in science, the writing volcano erupted from its dormant state.

Spurred on by the gauntlet of challenge to "write a book" thrown down by my Creative Writing II instructor (Melody Berning--thank you) I wrote Accountable to None as my semester project and turned it in as part of my writing portfolio in March of 2011.

Things haven't been the same since!

Tens of thousands of book sales later, over 300+ reviews on Amazon/Amazon UK (for all of my novels combined) I am pleased to announce that my latest offering, the suspense novella Number Seventy-Five is a finalist for the 2013 Readers' Favorite Internati…