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Chelsea Campbell’s FIRE & CHASM, a dark fantasy in which a teen boy with no memory of his childhood puts his murderous impulses to work assassinating wizards in the war between adherents of the church and practitioners of magic, until he discovers one of his targets holds the key to unlocking his forgotten past, pitched as Dexter meets THE AMULET OF SAMARKAND, to Miriam Juskowicz at Skyscape by…

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Okay my pal finally finished both books! He really enjoyed our resident evil scientist mom. He also wondered why Damien didn't look up his grandpa to get some pointers on controlling his lightning powers. Took him forever, but he had fun. Now the painful wait for book 3.

Lol! I really thought about Damien looking up his grandpa—I even wrote a scene about it—but it just didn’t feel right. Ultimately it was something he had to figure out for himself, and also he was in denial about it for most of the book, which didn’t help.

I’m not as far on book 3 as I intended to be by now, due to some health issues (iodine deficiency—yay), but I’m feeling a lot better now and am making good progress! These characters are always so fun to write about. :D

Not a question. Just. Thank you. (/°♢°)/

You’re welcome, but for what?

clairelegrand:

I’ve always had this tendency to apologize for everything—even things that aren’t my fault, things that actually hurt me or were wrongs against me.

It’s become automatic, a compulsion I am constantly fighting. Even more disturbingly, I’ve discovered in conversations with my female friends that…

Cover Reveal - Growing Up DeadI’m so excited to reveal the cover for my upcoming middle grade release, Growing Up Dead, a comedy…View Post

Cover Reveal - Growing Up Dead

I’m so excited to reveal the cover for my upcoming middle grade release, Growing Up Dead, a comedy…

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If You Got Your Kindle Daily Deal Email This Morning……then you already saw THIS:


 
Both The Rise of Renegade X and The Trials of Renegade X are the…View Post

If You Got Your Kindle Daily Deal Email This Morning…

…then you already saw THIS:

 

Both The Rise of Renegade X and The Trials of Renegade X are the…

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End of the Year Post

10 years ago,I was working at Burger King (a really, really crappy Burger King where the fries were cold and the pop was uncarbonated, or at least the flavors anybody cared about were–it shut down just after New Year’s that year) and thinking I was really…

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Will There Be a Renegade X 3?

I’ve been getting this question a lot as people finish up The Trials of Renegade X.  Everyone wants to know if there’s going to be another sequel.

And my answer to that is YES, definitely!  I’m still in the planning stages, so I don’t have a title for you…

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