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Then and Now

What a strange journey it’s been… Doing something a little different for today’s blog post. I’m going to get all introspective. No not that the answer to life = 42 and if all else fails X = 8 (although I

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On Co-Writing

People often ask us what it’s like to co-write a book. *chuckles* We call it “choose your own adventure”. You see, although we share a brain where our characters are involved, we have very different writing styles. But they complement

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Character Inspiration – Robert

When you write a five hundred old immortal stuck in a twenty-two year old body, things get interesting. Everything about Robert’s life is a contradiction, so finding the right inspiration for him was hard. But we managed.   I love this picture.

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Character Inspiration – Kyrissa

So… I’m a visual person. A really visual person. Whenever I start thinking about a character and what that character attributes are and how they look, I always start with an image. And there are two images that absolutely encompass

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PIECES of REVENGE by Valia Lind – NEW Release

 NEW RELEASE Title: Pieces of Revenge Author: Valia Lind Genre: YA, Thriller A weapon. A broken life. A humanity lost. That is all Anastasia knows, that is all that she is. As an eleven-year-old, she witnessed her family’s brutal murder

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Sharing Some Art

As we gear up for the cover reveal (Hey, December 10th, I’m looking at you. *wink*wink*) and the release of Book 2 of The Shoalman Chronicles: SHOALMAN IMMORTAL (Whoa, January 16th! That’s so far away. And yet so close. *bites

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Images Eternal Inspiration: Lucien

Lucien’s character in Images Eternal grew from another book (Anticipated release date January 2015), but quickly took on his own life. When we started writing him, we knew he’d be physically young, but that he hid an old soul. They say

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Images Eternal Inspiration: Mandy

It’s hard to say exactly where inspiration comes from. Images Eternal spawned from another book (which will be released January 2015) and quickly took on a life of its own. The characters took form well before we started writing them,

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Friday Anthem

This is my Friday anthem this week. Maybe it’s the seven hours of sleep I actually got. Or edits being final on WIP. Or the two cups of coffee I’ve had. Or the Friday Brownies I made to celebrate the

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Music – Inspiration or Confirmation

For someone who requires almost complete silence in order to write (unlike Kira who uses music to inspire her writing), I find it funny that every single finished manuscript or WIP we’re writing, there is at least one, if not

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