Showing posts from November, 2016

Cradle Rock is Coming and Goal Hop Udpate Nov. 2016

Hey guys, hope Wednesday is treating you well. Yesterday was my Birthday and I had a nice time at home relaxing. My parents decided to treat my stomach and I went to bed pretty stuffed and happy. All without having to go out. The life of a freshly 32 homebody.
Anyway today I'll be promoting Tara's new book coming out tomorrow December 1st and doing the goal hop. First up is Cradle Rock and just look at the cover and marvel at the beauty folks. This is the second book following Gabe the goblin and there is no question that adventure is on the horizon.  Also there's a giveaway and list of party hosts.

Gabe the goblin just saved his town Broken Branch Falls from splitting apart. He also revealed that humans--horrible creatures of myth and legend--may actually be part of their history! But seriously? Nah!
Now Ona, Gabe’s girlfriend, is headed thousands of miles away to Camp Cradle Rock for Spring Break seeking evidence of humans. Gabe knows better tha…

Birthday Celebration 2016

Tomorrow is my birthday and since I don't usually post on Tuesdays I'll just drop my celebration post here now. I had fun on Black Friday, not only because of all the ebooks I got (sorry digital movies) but I decided to venture out during Jamaica's sane sale version and bought a new phone. Finally I have a phone that can take pictures and go in the internet. But mostly take pictures at the theater to add to my movie posts. I'm a strange bird and no I'm not big on selfies. One of the first pictures I took of was....

Yup. I took a picture of my lunch. Don't worry I'm not one of 'those' people who take a picture of everything and posts it. But I just wanted to show off. Yeah, this is my 'being fancy'. Also took a picture of a few books on my TBR over the weekend and posted it on my critically lonely Instagram (less than 10 photos on that thing). Did I say I wanted to show off? Plus the author of Three Dark Crowns, Kendare Blake, liked and left …

Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Yesterday for the United States was a special day and I hope all of you had a lovely Thanksgiving. Today in many countries is Black Friday. A day of deals and steals but IRL and online. I'll be sticking to the internet kind with Amazon. It will be the first time in two years where I won't be buying a physical book around Black Friday period. But I have already found multiple deals already and considering possibly taking up deals for digital movies as well. Two I thought rentals at best (have not bought digital before but planned to) are now half off between $7-$9. Way better than $15-$19 bucks a pop. Netflix will still be a big part of my online television and movie viewing of course. However I can finally start getting a few videos of my own to keep and digital is much more convenient than shipping DVDs. Plus the last time I went to the DVD section in Jamaica was years ago and when I saw those prices...I walked away. NO.

So all of you have a great day. I will be sitting by my…

Netflix Nation: My Recommendations

Hi guys, just dropping five recommendations of shows to watch on Netflix. Enjoy and see you guys on Friday. Thanks for coming and God Bless.

1. The Crown

2. Quantico

3. Once Upon a Time

4. Black Mirror

5. 12 Monkeys

Special Mentions: Luke Cage, Stranger Things, The Walking Dead.

Monday MishMash November 2016

Monday Mishmash is a weekly meme created by Kelly Hashway for sharing what's going on in your life and noggin. You just grab a button and post your business...I mean thoughts online. No biggie. Have fun!

1. Still going with Nanowrimo. Win or not I'm glad I started this novel.

2. Health fluctuating right now. A bad flu has collided with my exhaustion. Taking things very slowly.

3. Freelance work is on the move.

4. Reading a few books including novellas. Been picking up some interesting new reads through Facebook book events online. I buy books myself most of the time but decided to try and win a few kindle reads recently.

5. Plan to find time to start watching Netflix's The Crown. Been hearing good things.

6. Also Fantastic Beasts movie had a positive box office though the United States first week box office total did not beat Dr. Strange. The latter which I'm really hoping can pass 700 million if not 800. Plus, The Secret Life of Pets just knocked Batman v Superman out…

Movie Love: Beauty and the Beast 2017 and Kong Skull Island Trailers

This week had two marvelous trailers drop. Both are magnificent in their own way. I'll leave them here for you to take in and enjoy your weekend. God Bless.

Getting Personal: Writing Thoughts

But first a Special Announcement

Early 2017 will see me bringing to the author website! Yay! It will be on WordPress but don't worry. I will not be leaving Blogger. I'll have a separate blog there specifically for writing news and keep this as a personal blog. Where I'll also drop some writing news...yeah. So yes I'm moving forward on my writing journey and it's so exciting. I'm going to be getting a tagline and everything.

I have admittedly been going over lately on branding and how to frame myself. At the start of my blogging journey I thought I'd just write fiction (in young adult of course) and have my poetry too. As time has passed however. I have come to realize that I am so much more than one genre. As a teen while I finished a young adult based novella with Nichelle Harper (and another that sadly disappeared when the teacher I lent my little masterpiece left and forgot to give it back. I still have unfinished drafts though. That was s…

Special Announcement

On Wednesday. Keep trucking everybody. God Bless.

Writing Bunker

See you guys on Monday. God Bless.

Monday MishMash November 2016

Monday Mishmash is a weekly meme created by Kelly Hashway for sharing what's going on in your life and noggin. You just grab a button and post your business...I mean thoughts online. No biggie. Have fun!

1. Over the weekend there was a lot of talk on twitter about a certain 2017 release YA with overtones that were considered very racist or prejudiced. Word of warning. If you make your fictional characters in any way based off or similar to marginalized people in the real world...prepare to get blasted if you do it in a way that offends them. Especially when your book allegedly has potential 'white savior' syndrome. That really needs to stop. NOW.

2. Writing will be a big thing this week. With Nano going on and freelance orders...time to work.

3. I'm going to start watching shows on Netflix again. Just need to schedule things so I'm not still writing at night. I missed you.

4. Read at least two books this week. I keep starting and stopping with books of late. That needs…

IWSG: Nanowrimo

Please Note: I published this post but for some reason blogger didn't post it. It's up now (11:35 a.m. Central Time - Jamaica) instead of early Wednesday Morning. Sorry.

Welcome to another IWSG hosted by the lovely Alex and his ninja hoard of helpers. What am I doing this month? Take a wild guess.

You guessed it! I'm doing Nanowrimo this month. It's a Young Adult retelling and I'm excited to be doing it. My insecurity this month would be whether I finish or not but this month I'm taking on the jedi motto.

I'm doing it, not trying. Either I write 50,000 words or I don't. Which is why I sure as hell will! So here's to getting my first win at Nanowrimo and enjoying myself no matter what.

God willing I will be there for Nanowrimo 2017 as well. Thanks for stopping by and what are you doing this month? Oh and November 29th is my birthday! YES! Ooooh and Black Friday is this month and Jamaica doesn't go United States insane over it so I can safe…