Friday, October 23, 2015

Celebrate: Flailing, Snow on Cinders & Giveaways!

This week I'm celebrating:
1)  Flailing wildly, but not going under!
2)  I seem to have over-estimated what I could get done in a 2 week period.  Promises to critique someone's novella, read & review 2 ARCs before the books are released (this weekend!), and keep up with crits for my CP group is taking longer than I thought. Plus I had to write a craft newsletter for a writing site ... but hmm ... isn't there something I'm forgetting??  Oh yeah -- revise my novel!!  Well, that's not happening, but at least I'm managing to do everything I promised for everyone.
3) My hubby's coming home after a long trip.  The house is a complete disaster, and ya know what?  It's gonna stay that way for a while ... a long while.

Wish me luck as I flail my way through crits and reviews and maybe some revising. :)

Anyone else out there flailing?  Or have you got it all under control? 

Addition to the Celebrate Linky - put on your blog rolls:
Curious as a Cathy (Cathy Kennedy)

My kind and wonderful co-hosts of Celebrate the Small Things are:
L.G. Keltner @ Writing Off The Edge
Tonja Drecker @ Kidbits Blog

Celebrate The Small Things Linky:

Grab the Linky html-code here:

** To see who’s posted for the hop look at my Celebrate The Small Things Blog Roll, left sidebar bottom **

 Celebrate the Small ThingsTo be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is visit the Celebrate page on Lexa's Blog for the rules, and then post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! (Originated by VikLit)

          How far would you go to protect your family?
          A peculiar metamorphosis has taken shape since the final days. And the planet is in the throes of healing.
          Fulvio McTullan leads his family and a band of misfits to form a new settlement, far from Tallas and it’s nefarious Elites. Their journey takes them into uncharted territories where strange creatures are lurking. It’s a battle of survival, not only from the creatures, but the mutated earth as well.
          Meanwhile, Pomfrey Addler, an oppressive Elite squashes the insurrection in Tallas. Suddenly, citizens begin to vanish in the middle of the night and his daughter, Paniess is hell bent on revenge.
          Fraught with mishaps, Fulvio finally locates the perfect place to settle. They begin to rebuild until they receive a call. A call which will lure them back into the clutches of Tallas.
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Foxy's Friday Freebies!

Foxy has been nosing around the net
When she finds great FREE STUFF, she'll feature it on Friday Freebies posts -
  • Free short stories, novellas, and novels
  • Giveaways for books and swag
  • Free services for authors

Here are Foxy's suggestions for Oct 23, 2015:

Free YA Fantasy Novel – Win The Temple of Doubt by Anne Boles Levy about a young girl whose doubts about her world’s sacred beliefs land her in hot water with evil priests, via rafflecopter on YA Books Central blog, (ends Oct 25)

Free YA Historical Fantasy/Romance – Win Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas about a girl with psychic gifts working in the theater in 1920 via rafflecopter on YA Books Central blog. (ends Oct 25)

Free YA Fantasy – Win Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by bestselling author Rick Riordan via rafflecopter on the YA Books Central blog. (ends Oct 28)

Free $10 Amazon Gift Card & YA Supernatural Novel – Win Of Delicate Pieces by A. Lynden Roland about a dead girl whose spirit is being hunted by the living and the dead and a $10 Amazon card via rafflecopter on YA Books Central blog. (ends Oct 28)
Free $25 Amazon Gift Card – To celebrate the release of My Stepbrother, My Escort by Leigh James, she’s giving away a $25 Amazon card via rafflecopter on the Romance Novel Giveaways blog. (ends Oct 28)

For Foxy's other Freebies, go to the Freebie page.

If anyone has a FREE short story (for download or online at a free ezine), novella, novel, special giveaway, or author service, please let Foxy know so she can plug you here!  Write to: laura.6eg(at)

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