If you’re a writer, you’ve probably had the following thoughts at one time or another: That’s it! I’m not writing anymore! It’s too hard! I could be spending time with my family, in the garden, at the beach, doing housework…. If only I could earn enough from writing to quit my day-job….
When speaking to another author one day, upon finding out that I was writing a time-travel novel, her simple advice was this: don’t do it. But it was too late.
Within seconds he’s flying down the stairs with everything Andrew asked him to get. He hits the bottom step, and my feet take off toward him. He drops everything as I jump onto him, wrapping my legs around his waist.
Traveler is arrogant, rebellious, and the most skillful Observation Agent within the division. His refusal to follow the agency rules finally catches up to him and a girl witnesses him time-travel.
Megan O'Russell's YA dystopia Boy of Blood was published on April 10th by Fiery Seas Publishing. Within the framework of her blog tour, I was asked to compose a list of questions--all of which were gladly written bearing in mind that my master's thesis was dedicated to YA dystopian literature.
Writing a dystopian young adult novel can be a tricky thing. To me, the YA genre is defined by more than just the age of the protagonist; it’s that sense of firsts. The first defiance of the parents. The first foray into love. The first big problem you have to solve on your own.
“Augustine Blogs” consists a category dedicated to the promotion of authors from a variety of genres and backgrounds. Each post is uploaded within a specific timeframe to match the collaborative advertising of novels by a variety of bloggers worldwide. “Raina, do you know where Emanuel is?” Nola asked. “Torturing the filthy Vamper didn’t work, so …