Perhaps you may have noticed that Song of Sorrow (my novella that is a prequel to Rapunzel) was published on Friday. Here's the cover, because I love it. Luuuuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrrrrrvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeee it, if you will. When I was on vacation at the end of November, I decided to cram in a round of NaNo. That's right,… Continue reading This is how it all went down. . . and cover reveal.
The Shadow Kin possess great abilities. They can sense secrets, foretell your future, and sometimes even control the shadows themselves. But even the Kin aren't immune to fate. For Fallow, the future promises nothing but sorrow. Armed with only the mystical red cloak of the Shadow Kin, she is determined to conquer what's ahead and choose… Continue reading Coming Sooooooonnnnnn…….
Do you remember my TBR list? Here it is again if you don't. Did I finish it. Please. As. If. No. No, I didn't. But, this is what I did read and whether I recommend them: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Recommended? Yes. It's a fun little story. I'm planning to work… Continue reading July Reads
Being able to publish a book and then watch your sales numbers every second of every day. I'm just saying...not healthy. Not healthy at all. Rather like these things: *These are just random unhealthy food pictures I've had in the history of my blog. You know what else is unhealthy? Not having one picture of… Continue reading You know what’s unhealthy?
Wait! That's me. That's my book. Me, it's me. It's me. I wrote a book. Like for realzies. I wrote it. I re-wrote it approximately 7004 times. I even paid an editor and rewrote it a time or two after that. I had it grammar checked. I rewrote it again. My good friend formatted it.… Continue reading Now Available: These Lying Eyes by Amanda A. Allen
I have something called stubby thumbs. I didn't even know it had a real name, but it's genetic. My niece has it, and her boyfriend diagnosed us both. My aunt has it too. So Zac and David, should you ever have a daughter, she'll certainly be adorable. Except for her thumbs. Turns out Megan Fox… Continue reading My strange flaw.
Tee hee. I might love it a little bit. So, did you? Did you want to see it? * * * * * Ok, maybe it's time to stop teasing you. After all I don't want to make you irritated. To make you think, this stupid girl, I don't want to read her dumb book. That would… Continue reading Oh, did you want to see my book cover?
What the front door?~! There should be bells and whistles. And chocolate and Dr. Pepper. I'll take care of the last two for me. You're on your own. But here's an image to get you on your way. In honor of this post, I thought I'd ignore the whole foster parenting doo-dah and give my own book… Continue reading This is my 100th post.
I've been thinking about this for a while. Not actually scary--like public speaking or death or heights or what not. But fictional scary. Silence of the Lambs, ghost stories around the camp fire.Scary to me? That part of Signs with Mel Gibson when the alien's fingers curl up from under the pantry door. The piece of The… Continue reading What do you find scary?
You know what I like about these reviews I've been doing? Learning about the kooks whose crazy brains put out these books. I mean, look at these people: I really feel like I should dreadlock my hair or something. Speaking of kooks. There's James Malcom Rymer. He wrote "Penny Dreadfuls" including the epic Varney the Vampire. Before… Continue reading Writers…