inter_linked: Official Announcement!

Hello, writing friends!

I am so happy to share that I can officially announce my upcoming novel inter_linked, a serialized novel about space, robots, sarcasm, and maybe some friendship between.

As an Agent of the company Synthetic Minds Management – or “SYMM” – Angel “Anny” Lockley is expected to treat androids with psychological irregularities with a hotfix called the PAX that erases all negative emotional data from their minds.

When refusing to do so nearly costs her the job, she’s given a choice: she can fill out her termination paperwork or be partnered with the meanest, most sarcastic robot in the system to save her career.
Despite loathing each other, they both agree to treat robots in need with care and compassion, instead of cruel memory wipes.

They might just save every android they can, if they don’t kill each other first.

The novel will be released in short updates twice a week starting Friday, November 1st on both Wattpad and its own website.

Stay tuned for weekly updates as I get ready to launch, freebies, giveaways, and more!

Last Friday, I first announced the title – be sure to vote in the poll for the book cover!

Life Updates and Other Shiny Things

Summer is hard on writers for some reason. About one in three of my friends’ twitter handles mention a hiatus, a break, a vacation, or other things I can’t afford.

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Don’t pity me too hard, I spent a month and a half out of work, pretending to be an adult at job interviews, and waking up at noon

It seems like just about everyone uses this time to Rest, Relax, Recharge, and Reach Out To Our Home Planets To See If Our Moms Can Send Us A Box of Ramen Again, Thanks Mom.

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And I’m no exception! As you may have noticed, I took off the back end of June to settle into my new job (…almost there…) and bang my head against the wall a little when it comes to what I want to blog about.

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Current Mood

I also am VERY close to being finished with my sci-fi story, expect an official announcement the very second I come up with a better title for it. Please send help.

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With that in mind, I’m cutting back my blogging schedule. I’m working full-time now and I’m trying to finish, plan, market, and COME UP WITH A TITLE SERIOUSLY WHY IS THIS SO HARD for my book. That’s like having four full-time careers.’

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My plan is to do the bigger blog posts you know and love every other Wednesday instead of every week, at least until things get more under control.

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Once I officially announce my newest project (some of you have been hearing little snippets about it!) I’ll be doing mini journal-style posts tentatively to be called “The Road to Release” that I’m planning on putting out every Friday. They will detail my journey as I go from manuscript to full blown, Patreon-supported, actually-real-holy-wow-when-did-this-happen RELEASE!

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So stay tuned, friends! The best is yet to come.

COUNTDOWN: 10 Reasons to Read “In the House of Souls: a Faehunter Novella”

Only FIVE DAYS until IN THE HOUSE OF SOULS!

My upcoming novella, In the House of Souls is really cool and I mean really cool. But it’s more than just that. Here are some reasons why you should be reading:

10. It’s a good weekend read

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It’s the perfect short book to read in between maxing and relaxing and chilling all cool or fill a lazy Sunday.

9. The characters break all the rules

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Hopper may not like wearing dresses, but Emer, the tiny male doll certainly does! The best part is that no one seems to comment on it, they just let them do their thing.

8. “And I was like – it was only 99 cents!”

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That’s right. It’s a dollar. For the same amount as getting a double-pump of vanilla in your venti skinny soy latte, a pack of gum, or four rounds of a classic video game everyone is bad at, you can get an epic book to read!

9. It’s magical

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I don’t just mean “it’s so cool it’s like magic”, I mean that In the House of Souls is a fully-fledged fantasy world with a unique magic system unlike anything you’ve ever seen!

6. Supporting indie authors is awesome

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The best part about buying from an independent, no-name, self-published author? You know all your money goes directly to them. Store-bought books from traditional publishers give their authors as little as 15% of the sale, but getting In the House of Souls means you are certainly funding my chai tea habit.

5. What a wonderful world

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If you’re looking for a well-realized, one-of-a-kind world where faeries live in harmony with mortals or a  new universe stuffed with political intrigue and magic, then plant it right here. You’ve found it.

4. It’s great for all ages

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While Hopper might be young, this book isn’t strictly “Young Adult”. In movie terms, I’d place it at PG-13, a great middle-of-the-road, great-for-almost-everyone (over the age of 12 or so) read.

3. It’s perfect for commutes

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If you have a long train ride, a bus commute that goes on forever, or a carpool with people you’d rather not make small-talk with, this book is perfect for making time go by faster.

2. There’s more where that came from

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In the House of Souls is set in the magical same world as Faehunter where dangerous faeries roam. So if you liked this book, there is much, much more on the way!

1. Because you’ll have my eternal gratitude!

 

Get all this and more when you read!

Pre-Order In the House of Souls
available November 1st!