Thursday, 30 January 2014


There are so many fun factors of indie publishing that I was looking forward to. Like being able to have total control over what the cover of my book should be, or the content I get to keep, and even the hours--no days spent editing and formatting. I'm still no professional, but thanks to the amazing people on my side I've been able to accomplish this.

Any who, after getting some feedback from a few readers that the EBook was a little scary, and not appealing me and my sister got together and (she) drew up an alternate cover. The alternate cover below will be featured on print books that will be available at the Amazon store hopefully sometime early next week!

I'm pretty excited about this! I love the image, and it's more glamorized and appealing for those who thought the other cover was too much.

Thanks for the support and I can't wait for this to be available to order next week as a Paperback!!

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Chapter 15/17 Excerpts

Chapter 17: Real Freedom

I force myself up and out of my room before the sun rises. Following the river below that flows on the other side of the fence I find a hole that’s big enough for me to fit through, and escape. As soon as I’m free I take off into a full sprint, it feels good to be free again. Of course, not in the sense of real freedom, but for now, this will do. I don’t know where I am going exactly, but I find it easier to breathe today, my legs hurt less, and my body explodes with the endorphins that have been absent for too long. 

The hints of summer

The sky is dark and clouded over. I grab my fair share of bags and toss a few more pieces of jerky to the dog in hopes that he’ll follow us, which he does at his own discretion. We move into the canyons that are deep and narrow, the river below us runs rapidly. The hints of summer are on the horizon as the yellow weeds thin out into fields of green. I lick my lips when the first few drops of rain drizzle down. Soon my limbs begin to tremble as the rain smashes into me. My desire and courage evaporate into nothing as lightening cracks in the sky, the river below us crashing violently against its rock walls. All I want to do is crawl into a hole and wait out the storm. 

Monday, 20 January 2014

Chapter 18 Excerpt

Excerpt--Chapter 18: A date gone wrong...

I silently start packing. I refuse to admit that I am, in fact, afraid of a little rain. Soon the wind rips through the trees, forcing them to lash into each other as they fight back and forth. I keep my hands on the hem of my dress as Renner pulls me along toward the fence. There are figures in the distance that sway with the wind. I let the basket fall and pull my doused hair out of my face for a better look. The closer I get, the harder it becomes to decipher the sways that clump together. Dry lightning cracks across the sky as one takes a step out of the woods. Rain pours down on me and the rustling of the wind draws my focus closer to its disfigured face. I glance behind them and see more clearly, through the trees into the clearing. 
“What are you doing?” he yells over the wind, and then falls eerily silent. 
“Go!” I turn and cling to his arm and pull him toward the gate, “They found us!” 
Before I know it he’s in front of me, pulling me as fast as he can. A few yards from the gate, my feet slip on the muddy grass and I plummet to the earth, “I’m fine.” I yell to Renner, “Go! Get the gate open!”

Monday, 6 January 2014

Release Date: February 4, 2014

I hope everyone had a good Christmas.

So here are some updates. Deviations release date was set back to February 4. Due to editing and formatting I felt that this would be the best. Also it should be available for pre-order within the next two weeks, as soon as that is available I'll let you know.

I'll try and post a few more excerpts in the next couple of days.