100 Days – PMS Edition

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Reasons I didn’t want to work out today:

  1. It’s the first day of my period.

Reasons I worked out anyway:

  1. I’m a writer
  2. I’m a writer slacking off on my own self imposed challenge

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An Interview and Giveaway with Shaunta Grimes

22710113Today, I’m super excited to participate in the Ninja Writer’s SF/F Giveaway Blog Hop. The giveaway includes over 40 novels and novellas. I’m hosting Shaunta Grimes and her novella, Broken Nation. When you’ve read this post and claimed your free novella, be sure to click bag to the blog hop master post to claim more books and meet more amazing authors!

Shaunta Grimes is the ultimate Ninja Writer. She’s also the best thing to happen to my writing this year. This time last year, I was slogging away through the second half of my Pick Up draft. I knew I was going to finish it, but I also knew there had to be a way to write a first draft in less than two years.

Enter Shaunta. I didn’t know her. I’m not even sure now how I found her, but like magic, I saw a tweet that offered something call The Plotting Workshop. In eight weeks, she said, you could plot a novel from beginning to end. It was, as I’ve already said, the beginning of the best thing to happen to my writing in 2016, and it’s been a pretty exciting year for my writing!

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Thunderclap and a Giveaway!

nov-20-promoMy friends over at the amazing Ninja Writers Facebook group are having a giveaway. There are over 40 Science Fiction and Fantasy books that are yours for the taking. Just hippity hop to the link above to claim the titles you want!

After you’ve done that, please share the love. We’re spreading the word on Wednesday using Thunderclap, and we’d love it if you signed up too. Thunderclap is this awesome platform that accesses your social media account for a one-time announcement, so that your peeps will hear about this giveaway too. This isn’t a contest, everyone who wants a book (or books) gets ones. Click on the link and share the Thunder on Wednesday morning!