When is your manuscript ready to send out? –read about it now on my ILLUSION blog tour!

Christa Yelich-Koth

Hey everyone! Psyched to announce the next spot on my blog tour goes to Benjamin R. More!

Benjamin is one of the first writers I met at the Southern California Writers Conference a few years back and has been a great sounding board over the years. He is a SF and horror writer and is working on his first novel, Cabbage Run. He is published in a horror anthology Dark Moon Presents: Ghosts with his short story Entangled Souls.

Feel free to check out my guest blogHERE about “When is your manuscript ready to send out?” and pick up tricks of the trade on how to know when you are ready to start letting others read your book!

Coming on Tuesday, May 12th, an appearance on Lorena Angell’s site and an article from her about expanding your readership!

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It’s a Bundle of Love … Southern Love!

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If someone you know is in the mood for a little Southern Love, then today is their lucky day because my Southern Love bundle releases. You can get all three of my first books (You Can’t Plan Love, Worth the Wait, and A Heart to Heal) bundled together for the great price of $2.99!

But, if you really like a bargain, then wait until next week to purchase. That’s when Crimson Romance will put the entire bundle on sale for $.99!! That’s even more love for a low price. Be sure to spread the word.

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Chapter One, Fatal Jealousy

Black Widows Series Book #1

Fatal Jealousy

She’s the number one suspect when all the men she’s ever dated begin to die… one by one…

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Prologue

“Hi.”

Ellsa turned to the man. He was one of the few men she liked at this thing. Who knew speed dating was so boring. If they’d thrown in a few rich men then she’d have something to talk to them about. She didn’t care about their children, ex-wives and their pathetic struggle to amount to something. She wasn’t a shrink!

These guys were more Ellie’s speed. She didn’t care what the guy had, just the man’s character. For Ellsa, if she couldn’t have love, she had no problem with the bank account. Love had never been kind to her.

But this guy seemed to have both. “Hi.”

He smiled shyly, “Hi. My name is Elvis Banks.”

Banks? Cliché but I can live with that. “I remember. I’m Ellsa Jabari.” She said flirtatiously.

“Would you like some more wine?” He offered nervously.

The man had the looks and the money to back it, but he had no presence. He was completely unsure of himself and probably easy to manipulate. She smiled, penthouse here I come! “No. I’m good. So how may I help you?”

He smiled, “You could write down a phone number for me.”

Ellsa pulled out her business card, “I hope this is your way of asking me out on a date?”

He took the card and glanced at it, “Actually I was hoping you’d give me your sister’s number.” He turned to where she was. She was holding a bottle of beer and laughing with the bartender. “She wouldn’t give it to me.”

Ellsa turned away from him beyond annoyed! “Too bad, I don’t have it.”

Chapter One

As they looked into the interrogating room through the one way mirror. “I’m glad this is over.” Richard said to Carson, with a sad tone in his voice. Carson turned and looked at his boss with a poignant look on his face. The distress in his voice was hard to miss, he felt the same way; he always did after cases like this, which was practically every case. They never came out as winners, just satisfied to have put a stop to it.

The Behavioral Science Unit was an arm of the Federal Bureau of Investigation that dealt with serial killers and psychopathic behavior. They knew nightmares came true, the boogie man did exist, Halloween tricks or treats could be the death of the partier, and they lived realities that others wouldn’t be able to bear.

“It never gets easier.” Carson turned back to the serial killer wishing he had the power to do more than just arrest the shit head. “If only there was a way to stop them before the act.” He had killed six families in the most gruesome of ways, leaving their bodies bloody and in pieces.

It’s the kids that hit Carson hard; he hated it when the victims were children. “You know, they put you through all this training. Telling you what to expect and training you to expect the unexpected, how to read people and how to think like psychopaths but they never teach you how to handle how bad it screws you up.”

“It’s like throwing a child in the deep end of a pool and watching him struggle to swim,” Doran said as he joined the duo, “but the parents aren’t too far away just in case the child hasn’t found his fins yet.”

Carson chuckled, stepping back to give the old man some room, “So you and Richard are the parents?”

Running his hands over the sides of his jet black hair Richard protested, “Hey! I’m not that old!”

Carson knew he wasn’t, but the job had aged him beyond his years.

Richard was taller than Doran but a few inches shorter than Carson. His light pink skin was the contrast color to his everyday dark suits. His dressing was ill influenced by the James Bond movies, the complete opposite of who he was, unlike Carson who stayed true to himself. He was always in jeans, a tee and a leather jacket. He believed in being comfortable if he was going to chase a suspect down, and a suit wasn’t comfortable. He kept his kinky hair cut short and had a finely cut beard and moustache to frame his ‘lady killer’ smile like a perfect portrait Carson laughed at his insecurity, “I didn’t say that! I just said you’ve been in this business longer than the rest of us.” He turned and walked out of the room with a swagger in his step, the other two following close behind him. Once in the bright case room, he gave the room a quick sweep, out of habit. He smiled and bit his lower lip when his eyes came to a quick stop on Gwen’s ass. His hands hadn’t touched that for over a week. He had to fix that.

She turned to him, with a knowing smile, pushed her chest out slightly and widened her cleavage.

Carson’s eyebrows popped up. Taking a moment to appreciate the effort, he went on with the sweep and ended on Audrey’s furrowed brows and pressed lips. He chuckled and winked at her.

Doran punched him in the shoulder, “Don’t let the white hair fool you kid, I can beat you in a boxing match any day.”

Carson rolled his eyes. One win and the guy thought he was Muhammad Ali, “I’d never boxed in my life. I didn’t know what I was doing.”

Doran’s smile deepened, “For the first thrashing, maybe, but not the second.”

He groaned. He was supposed to be the muscle of the team, and an old man beat him, twice. “I want a rematch.”

“You are on!”

“Are you sure you want to do that?” Kevin asked, with true concern in his voice. With a quick jerk of his head, he tossed his mop hair to the side.

Carson sighed. The genius of the group had an opinion on everything.

“Carson has been practicing and his sparring partners are twice your size… and younger. You can’t afford to break a bone Doran.” He said with a-matter-of-fact voice.

Carson flexing his muscles in exhibition, laughed.

“Thanks for your support kid. Then Gwen will be my champion.” Doran said, walking out of the room with Gwen. She was tall, skinny, with a fire red bob cut that completely matched her personality.

“Oh no. Carson is my partner, we back each other up,” she said, giving him a wink and a teasing smile.

Carson tried to escape the short round girl, with a wild imagination, mirrored by the different hair color she had every week, but he’d barely made it two steps when she pinched his ear and pulled him down.

“Please tell me you are not still sleeping with her?” she scolded, in a low harsh tone, “You know what will happen if Richard finds out?”

He kissed her forehead and looped her arm with his, “That’s why he won’t find out sweet cheeks.”

“You are asking for trouble Carson, what, this job isn’t exciting enough for you?”

“She’s just a distraction and I’m her distraction. She and I don’t have families. The rest of you do. Speaking of, did Paloma go home already?”

Audrey’s face collapsed in sadness, “After a case like this, if you had children where would you be?”

Carson pulled her under his arm and held her tight, “That’s why I don’t have kids, but I do enjoy the practise, so, so very much.”

Audrey punched him in his side playfully, with a laugh, “You are so full of yourself! You do know you’re not that hot?”

He cocked an eyebrow at the statement. “Oh, is that why you’re here with me instead of your computer geek boyfriend?” he asked, in a soft tone and a sweet titillating smile.

“I’m immune to that, lover boy, how else would our friendship work. Amin and I have a lot in common, we are both computer geeks and we love each other.” She pulled away from him when they got to the car park, “You know, love, a word that is still very foreign to you.”

Truth was she just wasn’t his type. Maybe if she shed a few pounds… but even then he just wouldn’t go there with her. She was his person.

“Very funny,” he said, before he turned to the rest of the group, “So, who’s going home and who’s coming out with me?”

Richard was getting into his car, “My wife and son are waiting for me.”

“I’m too old to go clubbing. I’m just going to have my glass of milk and go to bed early.” Doran joked, as he walked away.

Audrey gave him a hug, “It’s boyfriend time, sorry babe.”

Carson couldn’t believe he was asking this but, there was no one left to ask, “Kevin, what about you?”

“I have an online date with the internet gaming community. Thank you for asking though, I figured I’d be the last person you’d ask.” Carson looked at him with a raised eyebrow and his smile shrunk, “And apparently I am.”

Carson’s lips rose in half a smile as he stared at Gwen lustfully, “Gwen, you got plans tonight?” Audrey looked at him with disapproval, but he didn’t care. He didn’t feel like being alone tonight and Gwen was the best distraction he could think of.

“Sorry partner,” she said the word softly, “I have other plans.”

Carson was a little disappointed but he knew what she meant. Someone else was occupying her bed tonight, which was good. This way, it would be easier to end their arrangement once he got bored.

“Why don’t you go out tonight on your own, maybe meet someone?” Audrey hinted.

“Good night, guys.” Carson said, laughing at Audrey and her moral compass. He was glad she always looked out for him, and sometimes kept him out of trouble, but Gwen was one subject they’d just have to agree to disagree on, at least until he got bored of her.

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Weekend Edition – Time to Write Plus Good Reads and Writing Tips

Live to Write - Write to Live

On Making Time to Write in a Real Life

paris clockI’d been having trouble with my computer. The machine, a beautiful MacBook Pro, is only a few years old; but something seemed to have snapped in its shiny, silver brain. No matter what task I set it – opening a program, popping a new tab on my browser, saving a document, loading a web page, etc. – it froze. Whether its paralysis was born of fear or confusion or obstinance, I’ll never know. All I know is that each move I made resulted in the same outcome: the spinning, rainbow pinwheel of death.

At first, I was frustrated. Then, I became furious. I had so much to do and no time to waste. Precious minutes were sucked down that candy-colored vortex as I sat, blood pressure rising, tapping finger tips trying to pierce my wooden desktop.

Until I realized that those…

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Author Spotlight no.408 – fantasy, flash fiction author and essayist Josh Bertetta

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Complementing my interviews, today’s Author Spotlight, the four hundred and eighth, is of fantasy, flash fiction author and essayist Josh Bertetta. If you would like to take part in an author spotlight, take a look at author-spotlights.

JoshuaAfter hearing the Vice President of Academic Affairs told him a long-term full time teaching contract was not in his foreseeable future, Josh Bertetta’s wife suggested he take the extra time to write. Having never considered the idea previously, Josh did. That was in 2011. And since then he has not stopped. He began with fantasy, then moved on to writing essays on his areas of interest, and has moved into flash fiction.

Holding a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with a degree emphasis in depth psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, he currently teaches as an adjunct faculty member in Religious Studies at a private university in central Texas. When not…

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New Release – Ludlow Nights – His Rules

CC MACKENZIE - USA Today Bestselling Author

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Hi guys!

Where have you been? I hear all y’all ask. I’ve been writing and just to prove it, I’ve a new release out now. This book is the first of six in a new franchise, Ludlow Nights. All the stories are a fast-paced, hilarious and sexy. I had the best time writing Olivier and Anastacia’s story. The characters virtually leapt into my mind fully-formed – a rare and precious thing. The last time it happened was with Nico and Bronte. And we meet them again in these stories! I hope you enjoy reading the story as much as I enjoyed writing it.

HIS RULES

“Though She Might Be But Little, She Is Fierce”….. Shakespeare

Ambitious, workaholic Anastacia Morgan runs Ferranti Communications with a cool-head and an iron will. Her latest project is ensuring sports star Olivier Conti does what he’s…

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4 Box-sets from 5 Prince Publishing at $9.99 each

ALL OF THESE FOR ONLY $9.99 EACH

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A guardian angel…
A forbidden love… Eternal consequences…

Olivia Norton was born with a gift—a gift heaven has sworn to protect, and hell is bound to destroy. Her perfect world is turned upside-down when two handsome strangers, Max and Liam, step into her life. Olivia soon discovers that her ‘Mr. Perfect’ is actually a perfect nightmare. ~~~Until Darkness Comes

Free will comes at a cost…

Three years after losing the love of her life, Olivia Norton refuses to continue living in the shadows of what will never be. But how can she marry another when her guardian angel still holds her heart? ~~~Shades of Darkness

She’s captured the hearts of Heaven and Hell…

Betrayed by her true love, Olivia cannot let go of the angel her mind no longer remembers, but her heart refuses to forget. In an attempt to reclaim her broken life, she is determined to unearth her past, but some secrets are better left buried. ~~~Courting Darkness

All have sacrificed, but one will sacrifice all…

Just when Olivia thought she’d finally have everything she always wanted, she was never closer to losing it all. Haden rocked Olivia’s foundation when he professed his love for her, and then turned himself in to the High Court. Although it was for the best, watching him walk out of her life was one of the hardest things she’d ever done.

Liam has always been the angel that holds her heart. But nothing will test the bonds of that love more than when a sick twist of fate brings all their lives crashing back together again.

Bitter enemies in love with the same woman, Liam and Haden must put their differences aside to battle an evil whose reach is far greater than either of them ever imagined. It will take all their strength to protect Olivia from an enemy that’s come to claim her and usher in a power-play to overthrow the High Court.

Love, sacrifice, and betrayal… It all comes to a heart-stopping conclusion in Braving the Darkness.

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War. Devotion. Deceit. Death. How long can a heart hold on before it breaks? Most women would carry on with their lives after being thrust into widowhood, but not Charlotte Adamsland. Upon learning that her husband, Captain Sanderson Redding, was killed in a botched escape from a Confederate prison in Illinois, she clings to his promise to return to her no matter what, and quickly heads north through a war-ravaged country with only her faith in God and her beloved horse to bring her Sanderson home – one way or another.

After the war is over and Sanderson is home, life is good… until the Army comes knocking with a bloody ultimatum where Sanderson’s freedom hangs in tandem with a man’s life while Charlotte is left home, shattered with worry and left to handle a rash of rabies that threatens the entire countryside– Sanderson included.

Can a love already tested to the limit survive on the trail to California as the peace Sanderson is trying to bridge between the Army and the Snake River Indians begins to fall apart and more importantly, when when all of their dreams come true, will Sanderson and Charlotte still have what started it all –their everlasting love?

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Dacque LaRose, a retired high school teacher, is your proverbial Good Samaritan. After the unfortunate passing of his wife, a visit from his wife’s spirit and soul, in Soul Awakening, Book I of The Dacque Chronicles, propels Dacque’s entire future in a new direction. Like most of us, he had never given much thought to survival of souls after the death of our bodies, but the visit from the spirit of his beloved caused him to commence a thorough investigation into survival of souls and their reincarnation in the future. Dacque’s education did not stop there. With his  new-found understanding of souls and his natural Good Samaritan instincts, the Heavenly Powers enlisted his services to assist them in guiding lost souls and misguided individuals in their intended direction.

In Soul Rescue, Book II of The Dacque Chronicles, Dacque is directed by his Heavenly Guides to locate the earthbound spirit of a child and assist it to finally pass over to join its awaiting family members. Dacque eventually discovers that this assignment was not just an assignment, and the earthbound spirit was a close
associate of his in a previous lifetime.

In Soul Mind, Book III of The Dacque Chronicles, Dacque is enlisted by the spirit of a recently murdered acquaintance to assist in bringing the murderer to justice. This is no simple task as the victim met his demise from a vicious blow to the back of his head and did not see his murderer. The real fun comes in trying to convince the local police to allow the spirit and soul of the murder victim to assist in their investigation of the murder.

Soul Connections, Book IV of The Dacque Chronicles, is a continuation of Book III where individuals associated with the murder victim are educated in the relationship of Karma and the reincarnation of groups of souls together in more than one lifetime. Have you ever wondered how total strangers can be thrown together and eventually become devoted friends or family members? It is all tied into Karma and the reincarnation of groups of souls together in a number of lifetimes until their Karmic connections are fulfilled. Curious? Let Dacque LaRose be your guide.

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Robyn Fisher is a frustrated, busy, working mum and wife who feels that life is passing her by – that is until she meets charismatic psychologist, Jay Trethedick, at a weekend seminar.

Despite the instant attraction, Robyn resists Jay’s advances only to surrender to temptation a week later and they begin an intense and passionate love affair. But when the lovers start taking increasingly dangerous risks, Robyn’s husband discovers the truth and walks out, destroying Robyn’s world.

But the grass isn’t always greener. After an attempt to start a new life with Jay, Robyn realises she has to take the biggest risk of all; choosing who to love and who to let go. As sexual desire battles with real life and family, can she make the right choice? Just how far is she willing to go?~How to Have an Affair

Have you ever got yourself in so deep you feel like running away and starting a new life?  That’s exactly what wife and artist, Denizon Cartwright felt like doing. After deciding that she couldn’t put up with her unfaithful husband any longer, she leaves him for smooth-talking artist and professor, Damien   Johnson – but she soon learns she’s swapped one liar for another and beats a hasty retreat … only to become entangled with Jay, the ex-lover of her best friend, Robyn.  Could her life get any more complicated? Yes! A surprise encounter leaves Denizon with an ever-growing list of men falling in love with her.

Her escape route is at hand in the shape of Escuela de Montana d’Armentera, an artistic retreat high up in the Spanish mountains. But her problems only follow, as she discovers.  Will she find true happiness in the Spanish sun or lose everyone she ever held dear?~How to Have an Amicable Divorce

Have you got a secret hidden so deep that thinking about it threatens to overwhelm you? Bethany Forrester and Denizon Cartwright are mother and daughter but they haven’t seen each other for thirty five years. Not since Beth gave Denizon up for adoption when she was two days old.

“How to Have a Happy Marriage” tells the story of how they find each other and their lives and loves along the way – from the stormy relationship between Beth and her husband to Denizon’s quest for true happiness and real love.

We follow the ups and downs of the pair as they struggle to fit each other into their already complicated lives. Will it be a happy ending for either of them? Find out in the final chapter of the “How to …” series of books.~How to Have a Happy Marriage

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Some men keep secrets…Adam Monroe kept three.

Book Blast and $20 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

Dukkha Fate Series

-Sweet Romance

-Interracial, Multicultural, New Adult, Paranormal, Werewolf, Shifter.

-Hero is Native American, heroine is African American with East African origins.

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When a man with an ancient grudge meets and falls in love with the innocent girl who’s life was ruined by his vendetta, complicated isn’t word enough to describe the situation he finds himself in. His chance with her would be shot to hell if she were to find out his role in her family’s death. She would probably take the news that he was 325 year old werewolf much better.

The second installment of the Dukkha Fate Series will be available on 26th May! =D And not only that, there will be a $20 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway through Rafflecopter. Better you’re chance by giving multiple entries through my Facebook page. Other prizes include 3 copies of The Hunted by Kenyan Knight and 2 copies of Fate Reborn.

Don’t miss out on this great new release from Sweet Cravings Publishing.

         Get the Preview of the series free here for your Kindle, Nook and PC here catch up.

Book Blurb:

Life had been great these past few weeks. I have a hot boyfriend, got back my dad and my adopted sisters were happy with their significant others. Life was good. That is until I started getting attacked by bouts of pain that would render me unconscious. Something was wrong with me, Ash knew but he wasn’t sharing. Worse than that, Steve in the worst form possible is back to haunt me. And Ash with his hug archaic pride just won’t let it go. Oh, but I haven’t gotten to the worst part yet…hell!

What’s a girl to do to get some long term happiness?

Excerpt:

“You two have gotten serious over a short amount of time. Are you sure you’re ready for all of it?”

“Everything is so wonderful because I love Ash and he loves me. What I’m not ready for is the change that is going on inside me. It scares me. If I had a choice, I’d remain human and normal, but I don’t.” This was the first time I was admitting this out loud.

I didn’t hate the fact I would be like Ash, that I loved, what I hated was all the dangers and the constant fear that came with it. Fear of hurting my sisters, fear of loosing someone I love. The constant danger we were in because of Baku and Sabrina. Legends and myths had become reality, threatening every semblance of normality for me especially after all I had been through. Life was never going to be easy on me.

“Don’t worry Lee, things will work out.”

“I hope so,” I cringed as a familiar pain ripped through me. I panicked knowing exactly what was coming next. “Maria, please pull over,” I unbuckled my seat belt and reclined my seat. This time I would unwillingly be ready for it.

“What’s wrong Lee?” Maria sounded scared.

“The pain is about to hit,” fear coated my voice heavily. I pressed my lips together and put my hand over my belly. I didn’t have to wait long before a stronger pain ripped through me. I cringed bending backwards pressing my feet against the dashboard. Ann was right the pain was going to be worse than last time..

Maria pulled over to the side of the road and spoke frantically on the phone. I could tell she was talking to Ann. Before I could hear a word of the conversation, longer heavier pains ripped from all sides of my belly. There was no holding the scream that rushed out my throat. I turned to my side, and grabbed at the door, trying to get some air into my lungs.

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Meet Christa Yelich-Koth, Sci-Fi Author

My writing journey…

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In middle school, I wrote my first short story about two young teens who find a haunted house filled with all sorts of secret passages. I couldn’t believe how much I enjoyed it, like I was actually part of the action. In high school, I worked on a collaborative book series with two of my friends. From that sparked the story of ILLUSION, in which I pictured a scene involving a young woman named Daith who woke up on a space ship with no memories. I wrote the scene down and then had nothing. I’d find out as I wrote more in the future that I never have an ending. All I knew was if I wanted to find out what happened next, I’d have to write more. Most of the time I don’t even know what’s coming next until I’m physically writing it. I’ve definitely had a few “holy crap no way!” moments. 🙂

While working on ILLUSION, I would come in and tell a coworker of mine the scenes I’d written the night before. After several weeks she asked “when are you going to publish this?” It opened a whole new world to me. I’d never really thought of becoming a published writer until that point.

Did I quit my job right then and start on the treacherous path of becoming an author? HECK NO! I figured I should at least finish writing the book first. 🙂 Plus I wanted to complete my B.S. in Biology, which I’m happy to say I did!

During my degree-seeking experience, I wrote THE END on the last page of ILLUSION. I know now that the end of the book is NOT the end of being an author.

So I shopped it around. A lot.

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I went to the Southern California Writers Conference in San Diego (which I highly recommend) in spring of 2011. I learned a ton. I met other writers. Editors. Agents. Beginners. Old pros. It was awesome. And I’m very happy to say that from that conference I got an agent! She was great… there was only one problem. Six months after our happy contract, she took a different job.

She was super supportive while our contract drizzled away and put out feelers until the very end. She even got me a publishing offer, which I unfortunately had to turn down.

So there I was, back at square one. I went back to the SCWC the next year. Got some high praise from a talented and old pro writer who recommended me to a publishing company. I sent them ILLUSION and they loved it! One problem… they felt it was a big story that had been scrunched to fit the word count. Which is exactly what it was. They suggested a trilogy. I countered with a two-book combo. They told me to workshop it and get back to them. So I did.

Another year went by, I rewrote, I edited, I got beta readers, all that fun stuff. I resubmitted. They really liked it! Unfortunately, they were not accepting submissions for at least a year. ((They needed to restructure their marketing plan.))

Now it was 2013 and I was still back at square one.

However, I had not been twiddling my thumbs during this time. I’d actually put out a graphic novel in 2012 called HOLLOW (with illustrator Conrad Teves). We self-published under Green-Eyed Unicorn Comics. I was happily surprised at the reception of the comic and it spurred a follow-up series, HOLLOW’S PRISM, which the first three issues are now available.

So I was still writing, I was published, but I wanted to be a novelist, which is my preferred style of writing. That led me back to ILLUSION. After all this, the only thing I knew for sure was that I was having professionals in the field and long-time writers telling me my story was great. I knew it could make it. But how?

While putting out the comics under the Green-Eyed Unicorn Comics label, I realized something. I really LIKED publishing! And I thought I could be good at it. And I really liked the idea of bringing other stories to readers, especially those who blend genres and bring a new perspective to stories.

In 2015 I started Buzz & Roar Publishing with my co-founder Stuart Tighe. And since he is also a big fan of ILLUSION, we decided to use our own company name to put out the book.

Take that crazy path with a gazillion obstacles!

my2Which brings us up to today! I’m co-founder of an amazing publishing company, I have a fan base through my comics, and I’m about to release my first novel, ILLUSION, from the Eomix Galaxy Books collection. I’m not even close to where I want to be, but I’m happy to see where I am so far.

 

 “Everyone has a story. Some of us have other stories inside that we need to get out. I’m one of those. I’m a writer.”

This is my story. So far… Thanks for being a part of my journey by reading this during my blog tour. My goal is to bring readers great books. I hope you enjoy ILLUSION!

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indexcvChrista Yelich-Koth is the author of graphic novel HOLLOW, comic book series HOLLOW’S PRISM and upcoming science fantasy novel ILLUSION from Buzz & Roar Publishing. She has staffed and led a workshop at the Southern California Writer’s Conference, been a panelist at MiniCon, and was co-founder of Green-Eyed Unicorn Comics. She can be reached at cyelkoth@gmail.com. Her website is http://www.christayelichkoth.com.

 

 

ILLUSION can be purchased for pre-order (with an exclusive pdf schematic of the Horizon spaceship), at http://www.buzzandroarpublishing.com/our-books.

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Book Tour: Beyond Believing by D.D. Marx (w/Author Interview and Giveaway!)

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Losing a friend is always difficult. I am lucky enough to say that to date, I have not lost a single friend who is close to me. Recently, a friend of a friend of mine passed away. It shocked me! To think that someone who wasn’t even 30 yet lost their life. I can only imagine what it would be like to find out that your best friend passed away. I think I would be completely and totally crushed. Knowing that my friend is communicating with me might help heal me a little, but I think the loss would still be devastating.

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