I’m a Writer

This post was a great insight for authors.

And, if you have a few bucks, Jacqueline Smith’s book are completely too good for their price, so buy them quick before she realizes.

A Platform of Sorts

The biggest asset to the independent author (or any artist, for that matter) is the online community.  Making friends, making connections, with fellow authors, bloggers, and writers is probably the absolute best thing you can do.  This community is one of my favorite things about being an independent author.  Everyone I’ve met is so helpful, so friendly, so supportive.  It’s a wonderful group to be a part of and I’ve just had such a wonderful experience. 

One of those authors and bloggers that has greatly helped to shape my path as an indie author is Rachel Thompson.  You can visit her website here: http://rachelintheoc.com

The other day, she posted this quote.  

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This quote really made ME think.  What do my books do for others?  How will reading them impact their lives?  How does any book, for that matter, impact our lives?  Why do we read in the first place?  

We don’t read…

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Nerd in the City Book Club

Some great questions from a wonderful blogger. You should all go and keep an eye on this nerd 😉

Nerd in the City

A Time to Reap

By Jonas Lee

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“After Carter Gabel arrives back from his most recent travel through time, he learns that his unpredictable syndrome isn’t the only thing in his life he’ll have to find control over.” – Back of the book

This day and age YA books about youths with extraordinary skills and powers are pretty common. But Jonas Lee’s voice stands out in the crowd! Carter Gabel is a confused boy who’s world is much bigger than he knows. And when thrust into circumstances beyond his control and understanding he not only rises to the challenge, but becomes better for it. In this future, there is something called Chronological Displacement Syndrome. Basically people with this “affliction” leap back in time at random and without choice. But what Carter doesn’t know if that this power is controllable. Along the way he learns more about his family, a girl…

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