Happy September! Hello friends! Who's ready for Halloween?! I know I am. Ready to kiss summer goodbye and welcome fall with open arms! August was an interesting month. We were struck pretty hard by the derecho that swept across Midwest. The corn fields around us were flattened, silos, barns, and trees were ripped from the… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for August 2020
Thank you to everyone who helped make this book happen. My loving husband, my good friend Bree, my wonderful mother in law, my ARC reviewers, all the members of HRWC (my writing group on Facebook.) And thanks, of course, goes to you, the reader! I’m so thrilled and blessed to have an audience of such… Continue reading HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY TO FORCING FATE!
Hello friends! July was pretty laid back. Watched a lot of shows, read some books, spent a lot of time with the husband and son. It's been a long and short summer all at the same time but I'm ready for fall to get here! I don't know about you, but I can't wait to… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for July 2020 + A sort of short story
Hello friends! Well, June did not go as planned. It started out strong. Writing was going great and I was well on track to finishing Forcing Fate by the end of the month to get it out to beta readers. Then my computer crapped out on me. Fortunately, I was able to retrieve my files but… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for June + Cover Reveal
🎉🎁Happy birthday to my little book baby 🎁🎂 It's ALIVE! Today I released my third book, Facing Fate, into the wild! I'm so excited to share Jake and Amber's story with you all. They're a quirky, awkward pair and I love them to pieces! I hope you will too ♥ ❤️Please share the news on your own… Continue reading Facing Fate is LIVE!!
In preparation for the release of my first novel under my pen name, I have made the e-book edition of FAKE TO FATE by Anastasia Austin available for pre-order on Amazon for only $0.99 USD! It is also available in all regions Amazon allowed for the respective price. The paperback will be available (if Amazon… Continue reading Pre-order my debut novel: Fake to Fate
Whoops! I fell off the wagon again. Sorry it's so late but it's been a hectic month already. Halloween, our son turned 14 on the first, he had a sleepover on the second to the third, after which we did a crap ton of shopping, and spent yesterday with family! So, with all of that,… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for October
I love writing but it might be the death of me. After finishing book 2 of my dragon series, I realized it was time to give book 1 a new name. That's where I'm going to start this post so I can easily reference it (SPOILER: I never reference it LOL) FROM STARS, COME DRAGONS… Continue reading If I die, my book did it. Meet my murders.
What's this? A timely update?! I know, I can't believe it either. Querying: From Stars, Come Dragons: I'm officially taking this one off the table. Technically, there's still one publisher I haven't heard from but that's OK. I'm going to file it as a rejection and move on because I have PLANS! Current Novel… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for September
First, I want to thank you all for supporting my first short story, Under the Amethyst Sky. It was awesome to see so many of you reading and liking! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! And I hope you come back for more, because this Friday, June 15th, I'll be posting another short story! And… Continue reading June Short Story Title and Cover Reveal