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#BookReview Keepers by @sacha_black #NewRelease #YA

Title: Keepers Author: Sacha De Black Category: YA Fantasy My Review: I watched the growing excitement surrounding the release of Sacha Black’s debut YA novel on social media with interest. As an avid YA fan, I knew this would be my kind of book. I didn’t quite understand just how much I needed it until… Continue reading #BookReview Keepers by @sacha_black #NewRelease #YA

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How to Name Your Fictional Character #WritingTips

How to Name Your Fictional Character I’ve recently finished writing the sequel to my last YA supernatural novel, Oath Breaker, and hope to release book two (Oath Keeper) next spring. With any follow-on book the hard work of naming your characters has been covered when you outlined your idea for book one. However, like any… Continue reading How to Name Your Fictional Character #WritingTips

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Oath Breaker is up for Cover of the Week Competition #YA #Fiction

I was delighted to discover that my latest young adult book, Oath Breaker is up for Cover of the Week at InD'tale Magazine. As with all good competitions, it relies on public votes so I'm here to beg, borrow, and steal your lovely tick in the box, tap of the key, or nod of the… Continue reading Oath Breaker is up for Cover of the Week Competition #YA #Fiction

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Meet Fantasy Author @KamVerdee #Fantasy #YA

I love finding new authors, especially when they write YA fantasy which is my favourite genre. Imagine my delight when I discovered YA author, Kam Verdee, and then found out she was a fellow Birmingham lass. After a small amount of stalking (on my part!) I managed to convince Kam to join me on my… Continue reading Meet Fantasy Author @KamVerdee #Fantasy #YA

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#CoverReveal for Oath Breaker #YA #Werewolf Novel

It doesn’t matter how many times you release a book the cover reveal is always an exciting affair. That first glimpse of how the designer interpreted your words, the anticipation of seeing it on a bookshelf, and the fear that you actually might not like it all wrestle for room in your already overcrowded brain.… Continue reading #CoverReveal for Oath Breaker #YA #Werewolf Novel

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Opening Lines #YA #AmReading

I read a great post recently written by Cathy from Between the Lines book blog. Cathy shared some of the opening lines from books she’s read over the past twelve months that drew her in. It was a wonderful collection. You can read it HERE. With the recent release of my new young adult book,… Continue reading Opening Lines #YA #AmReading

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I write. I read. I review. #FridayReads #NonFiction #YA

Reading is a favourite hobby of mine, not just as a way to escape the daily grind but it also helps evolve my skills as a writer. It was Stephen King who told us “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others. Read a lot and write a… Continue reading I write. I read. I review. #FridayReads #NonFiction #YA