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A Grimm Curse: A Grimm Tales Novella

Tada! The latest installment in the Grimm Tales: A Grimm Curse. The new cover gives me chills every time. This tale is shorter than the rest and takes place as a stand alone prequel. Both good reasons to call it a novella, but don’t worry, it’s still packed with fairy tale characters refusing to follow the […]

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Everybody Loves a Winner

I’ve been lazy about posting this (hey! I’ve been writing! Always a good excuse) but… The YA Scavenger hunt has come to a successful end, which means the Rafflecoptor giveaways have concluded as well, which means, we have WINNERS! Congrats to the winner of the free beta read for her novel UNWRITTEN, Kellani Arnold (if […]

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YA Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! I’m Janna, your host on this leg of scavenging. I’m the YA author of the Grimm Tales series. I’m based in Colorado and love a good fairy tale. I’m married to a real life Prince Charming, and will usually admit to being mom of three (although I did want 7, that’s my lucky […]

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Ready, set, hunt!

Go Team Pink! My inaugural year for the YA Scavenger Hunt promises to be outstanding. There are eight teams this season. I am going to be a part of Team Pink (the Indies) The Scavenger Hunt runs from April 2nd through April 5th beginning and ending at noon Pacific time on those days. If you’ve never […]

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MORE. NEW. BOOKS!

Patchwork Press is a book making MACHINE! New anthology, pooling the talents of the PWP authors (including yours truly). I can promise, this one is epic! Based on the myths surrounding the constellations, Polaris Awakening is Star Trek meets the Greek gods. Doesn’t get any better than this. Polaris Awakening by Kellie Sheridan, Erin Latimer, […]

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Release day: The Taking (The Painted Maidens #3)

Books are steam rolling out of Patchwork Press! One of our veteran authors closes a chapter on her writing (only to open another, I’m sure) with the final installment of The Painted Maidens series. Eighteen-year-old Serena reigns as queen of both the Undine of The Deep and the wolves of The Dry. The alliance between […]

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PWP Anthology Title Reveal

Since the release of Patchwork Press‘s first anthology (The Lost Locket of Lahari), we’ve been talking about the next anthology and how great it’s going to be. We’ve been pretty tight-lipped on the details, only revealing small facts like the theme — CONSTELLATIONS! — and the genre — YOUNG ADULT SCIENCE FICTION! — but everything […]

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INCITE Blog Tour

It’s here! Erica Crouch’s latest installment in the Ignite series. If you haven’t read the first two books, get ready to have your socks blown off. Penemuel (Pen) fell from grace over a millennium ago, yet there are still times she questions her decision to follow her twin brother, Azael, to Hell. Now that the […]

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I learn a few things in Junior High

There are authors that thrive on book tours. Hoping from state to state, school to school. Signing autographs, giving readings, facilitating Q & A’s… I’m not one of them. Really, how do you get involved in such a thing? I can’t think of anything more awkward than to call up your local middle or high […]

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What I learned about writing from Scuffy the Tugboat

Beginning my fifth writing project, I feel like I’ve finally found a rhythm. One of the best things I’ve done is pick up a copy of The 90 Day Novel by Alan Watt. While I don’t follow through the entire book and in fact finish a rough draft in 90 days (although I do see […]

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