One week from today my first book, Fake to Fate, will officially be released into the wild! I thought I'd be a lot more anxious or nervous but honestly, I'm just ready to have it done! To be able to say, "I DID IT!" This has been a much better experience than I ever expected… Continue reading Almost there! One week until release day!
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
If you would rather read on your e-reader, you can follow this link and download a .mobi or epub file after signing up for my newsletter. Thanks! Enjoy! CHAPTER ONE Wrong Number Stephanie shuffled into her dorm room, dropped her backpack on the floor, walked out of her flip-flops and sunk into her tattered… Continue reading Fake to Fate SNEAK PEEK! First 2 chapters!
OMG! This outlining method changed my life! So, I've been watching Kat @Kat_tastic for several years. A couple months ago she started a weekly writing vlog series showing her process while she drafted a new manuscript. During this vlog she talked a lot, and I'd heard her mention it before but didn't take much notice… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 8
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.
It took 3 fewer weeks than I planned and about 13K fewer words but it doesn't matter because I reached the end of my WIP! The rough draft, that is. 😉 Remember, this is really rough. There are so many placeholders. There's an entire sequence that will most likely consist of multiple scenes that is… Continue reading #WIPWednesday Writing update: Rough draft complete!
It’s the first of the month, or close enough lol Time for another writing update! Querying: From Stars, Come Dragons: One rejection. No other responses yet. It's frustrating, but I have so many other things I'm working on, I've been able to ignore my frustration. Current Novel WIPs: I'm getting myself into a lot of… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for May
It’s the first of the month, or close enough lol Time for another writing update! Querying: Things happened. Not going to go into detail today, but I am no longer going to be publishing with Fyre and Brimstone. So, I'm taking From Stars, Come Dragons back on the road! I submitted it to 2 agents… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for April
I got quite a bit done last week! I wrote and revised my short story to be released May 15th and am waiting on feedback from my critique partner, Lindsay. That's right! I have a critique partner! Lindsay and I met via Twitter the beginning of this year. She's been super supportive and she writes… Continue reading Writing & Goals: Weekly update