YA & NA Author
Firstly, I've been missing because I'd locked myself away in my writing cave for two weeks to work on Elemental Killers 4. I was determined to finish so I could move on to two exciting new projects; one book related and the other a new novel and on Friday I did. Standing at 73,000 words in the first draft, I had a really good day where everything was flowing and by the end of it I had finished the book and written 17,000. I wasn't expecting to finish it on the Friday and I'd scheduled the remaining chapters to take me up until Sunday but it was nice to get it done--even if it was exhausting.
It won't be released until the end of this year at the earliest but I can't wait to share Kai and Serena's final journey with you. It broke my heart to write and there were tears, I just hope you all enjoy it when you get the chance to read it--although Elemental Killers 3 will have to be released first...
Secondly, I'm in the process of re-writing my new stand-alone which I can't wait for you all to read. I will be looking for beta readers soon so keep watching my social networking sites and the blog for details as there will be limited copies.
Thirdly, Deadly to Love and Summer Demons have been getting some great reviews and ratings so a huge thank you to all those who have read my work and liked it enough to leave a review--you don't know how much they mean to me or how much they brighten my day!
Finally--and this is the news I'm most excited about right now--I'm going to be designing book covers. I've already started and my website is halfway there; I'm just trying to make enough covers to start it up. There will, of course, be more information when everything is nearer to completion but it has been a nice change of pace from writing. I've always loved graphic design and it's been in the back of my mind for a while but Elemental Killers got in the way. However, to celebrate my freedom from the series (for at least a month before edits start) the visual element has been a great way to relax.
Happy reading everyone!
I'm looking to start up a small, close-knit group of authors who are willing to help each other and work together with promotion and advice to get our books out there.
The aim is to act a bit like a publisher in terms of promotion, whereby as a collective, we can create groups that promote all of our work, benefit from each other's titles and fan bases, share certain things etc (think of indie groups like Indie Inked). I want the group to be invite only after the original members have been selected so that it remains a tight group of people who are active rather than people only along for free promotion.
I'm open to suggestions on what can be done in the group but my main goal is that I want a group of authors who can rely on one another.
**The only condition I'm putting on sign ups is that at least one book you have written must be YA/NA and have either a romantic or paranormal aspect.
You also have to be serious about wanting to promote others. If you're looking only for your book to be promoted, this isn't the group for you.**
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A few changes have been made to the Elemental Killers series. Previously they were published with Lulu but having wanted a matte cover and the 5x8 trim size I finally made the switch to Createspace because they have made some improvements for international authors publishing work.
Because of this, the books have a new ISBN, trim size, cover finish and they are the most up to date version of the book (another good thing about Createspace, I don't have to buy a copy every time I make a change so I can keep the versions current to the ebook).
The best part about it though, is that it is now cheaper for you guys! I also checked this morning and Amazon have discounted it by $1 from the price I set. I don't know how long the price will be like that, but you can buy them here:
I have put a note in the blurbs of the old paperbacks as they have yet to be removed, just make sure to check carefully.
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"It was a very original idea, not to mention modern. I loved that little twist.This story had such a good plot and the story structure was sound." ~ Kacii - The Kooky Bookworm 5/5
"I read this book in one sitting as I just couldn't put it down. The story line was original, intriguing and made you feel like you were part of the action." ~ Lucy M 5/5
"I found that it's surprisingly original concept was quite common in real life but not so much in books. I found it a delightful read that I will look forward to reading in the future. And the new cover! Marvelous.You'll hear nothing but praise from me!" ~ Kathy H 5/5
"This book surpassed all of my expectations and kept me hooked from beginning to end. In Deadly to Love the action is constructed incredibly well, it is fast paced but filled with loads of detail that leaves everything easy to imagine and visualize." ~ Billie 5/5
"Mia Hoddell used the senses well to add depth and engage me as a reader, especially during action sequences or heightened moments. I really struggled to stop reading this book!" ~ L. Morgan 5/5
"It had many twists and fresh ideas, which kept me hooked and guessing where the author would take the story next." ~ Mrs Williams 5/5
"Written incredibly well with believable and relatable characters that I could sympathise, fall in love with or grow to dislike." ~ Doss 5/5
"I was drawn into this book right from the offset; it had a great, unpredictable plot that I thoroughly enjoyed." ~ J A Nestorow 5/5
The Wanderer Trilogy
"A unique and original story that took me on an un-predictable journey as the story keeps you guessing all the way to the end."~Author of The Birth of Vengeance, Paul Ross 4/5
"The supernatural part to the story gave me a unique spin on a story that I thought I knew before I read it."~Adrianna Garcia, She Got Books on her Mind 4/5
"I found myself quite surprised at the ending. Fans of paranormal romance novels will love this." ~ Unorthodox Mama 4/5
"This is not your typical ghost-hunts-his-girlfriend-story! It does have a twist and I love that!"~ Cecilia, Rather Barefoot Than Bookless 4/5
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