Last year we read/critiqued each others’ novels and our wishes came true---we published our novels under two different publishers within two weeks of each other in April, 2014.
On to the blog hop about a very cool Young Adult paranormal called Three Wishes.
Here’s the cover! Click on it to check it out on Amazon.
Read about it here---
Tall and lanky, Genie Lowry is only noticed at academic awards assemblies—until the day she turns 17 1/2, when her body changes from Kate-Hudson-flat to Katy-Perry-curvy—and she finds out she’s a real, live genie. Suddenly, every guy at school is paying attention to her, including Pete Dillon, her never-in-a-million-years crush.
But to gain her full powers and keep her new body, Genie has to find a master, and she’s not sure if Pete’s Master (or Mr.) Right. With help from her dead mother’s interactive diary and an imposing mentor with questionable motives, Genie uncovers the family history and genie rules she never knew. She grapples with her new powers and searches for the perfect master as she tries to make her own wishes come true.
Here's Deborah’s bio:
If Deborah Kreiser had three wishes, they would include: a lifetime supply of calorie-free chocolate, a self-cleaning house, and the ability to expand time as needed. When not dreaming of her next plot, she works as a school librarian in Massachusetts, where she lives with her husband and two young daughters.
You can see what Deborah’s up to at:
Blogging at: www.deborahkreiser.wordpress.com
Tweeting at: @DeborahKreiser
Facebooking at: www.facebook.com/DeborahKreiser
Check out Three Wishes at:Amazon and Barnes and Noble
Thanks, Deborah for tagging me!
According to the Blog hop, I get to answer questions! Here is what I’ve been up to. . .
1) What am I working on?
Right now I’m adding the final touches to the sequel to my debut novel, Souls Entwined. It is currently titled, Souls Estranged. I hope to send it off to my publisher in the next few weeks. I have also written a children’s picture book that I have submitted to another publisher since Soul Mate Publishing does not publish children’s books….darn! The waiting game is tough especially with the fierce competition in children’s picture books!
My preschool day job has ended for the year. I miss my little 3 and 4 year olds and cannot wait for September to roll around to meet a new group of little ones. I will fill my days with summer swim team for the next seven weeks. This our family’s last season. My kids have been participating for the last 10 years and will age out at the end of the season.
2)How does my work differ from others of its genre?
Oh…this is a good question! I have struggled with a single genre for Souls Entwined for over a year! At first I considered it Young Adult….then the New Adult genre appeared, and since my main characters are ages 20 and 18, Souls Entwined is considered New Adult. BUT…unlike most New Adult novels, Souls Entwined is SWEET romance. Since its release, I’ve had several people comment and give their opinion on Souls Entwined being a book teens would like to read….Hmmmm. All I can say is, read it and decide for yourself. I wrote it knowing my two teenage daughters would be reading it.
Souls Entwined has many elements wrapped up in one including: romantic suspense, paranormal elements, historical fiction, and a bit of mystery. I hope readers will enjoy the combination!
3) Why do I write what I do?
I write novels to give me something to do when I am sitting and waiting. As a parent of active teenagers, I do A LOT of sitting in the car or at the pool waiting for my kids. I found myself without a book at a very long swim meet a few years back…I simply cannot sit and do nothing as I wait to watch my kids…so I jotted a few ideas on the back side of a heat sheet. Those ideas evolved into my first novel. Now I’m addicted to writing and squeeze writing time in every chance I get.
4)How does my writing process work?
When writing the first draft of a project, I write everything that comes into my head in detail. Every scene, every feeling, every emotion…and yes, I do the dreaded head hopping thing!!! When I go back through the chapter I pick what character perspective is the strongest, and then fix everything. Needless to say, I do a lot of deleting. I also have entire chapters that I delete during the editing process. I save them because you never know when you may want to write a short story or a ‘deleted scenes’ blog!
AND NOW….I’ve tagged Samanthya Wyatt, author of The Right One to blog hop!
Samanthya Wyatt loves a good romance story. Ideas were persistently running through her head, so she began writing in hopes to one day see her own book sitting on a shelf.
Here is what the back cover of The Right One looks like:
He abducts the wrong woman . . . she proves she is the right one.
Morgan Bartholomew Langston, Earl of Whetherford, has finally decided to accept his fate. Tired of dangerous assignments and putting his neck on the line, he has returned to his ancestral home to accept the title of his birthright and produce the required heir. But, when he arrives, he finds his home has been invaded and a female has taken off with his mother’s jewels. Morgan decides the traitorous jade will not get away, so he sets into motion a plan to bring her back. When he abducts the wrong woman, his reaction to her brings him dangerously close to breaking his vow of forbidden emotions.
Katherine Elizabeth Radbourn is a strong, independent woman and at the age of twenty three, is still unwed. In a desperate attempt to find her brother, she is abducted which leads her on a journey to love and mistaken identity. Once she meets her captor, fear and indignation dissipates to an overwhelming awareness. Even though he tells her she is the wrong one, Kat realizes she has finally met a man that – not only she is attracted to – but has awakened her woman’s body. Does he really care for her or does he secretly yearn for the woman she is supposed to be? Uncertainty makes her risk the very man she has given her soul.
Check out Samanthya here:
Click on The Right One Button below to see it on Amazon