Friday, November 6, 2015

Celebrate: Still Revising & Giveaways!

This week I'm celebrating:
1) I revised 8 chapters so far this week!  Yay!
2) I just finished Ch 11 (of 33), so I'm a third of the way through. (Except Ch 11 needs a bit more work, and Ch 12 is the only one that needs a full re-write because I'm changing the setting.)
3)  I got inspired by a setting and decided on the next novel I'll be writing!

It's a based on the city of Whittier, Alaska, an ex-military base, cut off from civilization for most of the winter, the only access is by sea or a 2-mile tunnel that's only 16 feet wide.

The town's 200 residents all live together in one 14-floor apartment building that has a police station and post office on the first floor, and a school connected to it by an underground tunnel.

Can you imagine living in one apartment building with everyone in your town?  And it being so cold you can't go outside? 

CTST has a blog roll change:
Into the Imagination Vortex (Aura Eadon) has a new blog address:

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)

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 Nov 6, 2015:

Free 5 eBooks – TB Markinson is holding another fabulous giveaway featuring 5 free books. Win Christmas Actually (Anthology), Paris~Rue Des Martyrs by Adria J. Cimino, Legacy (Anthology), Christmas Confessions and Cocktails by Vicki Lesage, and The 13th Floor Collection by Christine Rains via rafflecopter on the TB Markinson blog. (ends Nov 30)
Free 1 of 3 novels – Win The London Game (romantic suspense) by Alyssa Linn Palmer, or Backstabbing in Beaujolais (cozy mystery) by Jean-Pierre Alaux & Noel Balen, or White Leopard (crime thriller) by Laurent Guillaume via entry form on the France Book Tours blog. (ends Dec 1)

Free MG SciFi Action/Adventure 2-book Series – Win The Voyagers: Project Alpha (#1) by DJ McHale and The Voyagers: Game of Flames (#2) by Robin Wasserman via entry form on the Childrens Book Review blog. (ends Nov 25)

Free 2 YA Fantasy Novels - Win The Young Elites and The Rose Society by NYT Bestselling Author Marie Lu via rafflecopter on the YA Books Central blog. (ends Nov 15)

Free YA Historical/Mystery Novel – Win Traitor Angels by Anne Blankman via rafflecopter on the YA Books Central blog. (ends Nov 13)

Free All 5 YA Novels from Penguin Teen Publishing – Win all five of these novels: Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski, The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle, Blood and Salt by Kim Liggett, Survive the Night by Danielle Vega, and The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen by Katherine Howe via rafflecopter on YA Books Central blog. (ends Nov 15)

Free 5 Novella Set and $10 Amazon Gift Card – win The Elementals, Season 1 by S.G. Basu a YA Sci-Fi Thriller and a $10 Amazon card via rafflecopter on the Juniper Grove Book Solutions blog. (ends Dec 1)

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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