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The Jock and the Fat Chick: MGYABookReviews review!

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I’m thrilled to have received a book review from Sarah for The Jock and the Fat Chick. Since 2014, Sarah’s been reviewing MG and YA books from all kinds of genres and a mix of new and older releases that you may have missed in your reading journey. Thanks, Sarah! I have discovered and earmarked […]

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Guest Interview at: alockwoodbooks.com

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Audrey is the author of YA fantasy books, including a trailer teaser to her latest works: The Never Silent – A 17-year-old con artist from 1840s Manhattan impersonates his best friend to board an old sailing ship in order to find his friend’s killer.   Audrey interviewed me for my book, THE JOCK AND THE […]

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THE JOCK AND THE FAT CHICK: Where did the story idea come from?

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THE JOCK AND THE FAT CHICK: Where did the story idea come from? I once had a discussion with a friend whereupon discovering he couldn’t cook, I asked, “Come on, not at all? Didn’t you ever watch your mom in the kitchen?” His somber response shocked me. He said, “In my household, dinner consisted of […]

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THE JOCK AND THE FAT CHICK: Blog Tour

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THE JOCK AND THE FAT CHICK: It’s officially launched and there’s a lot of people I’d like to thank

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Today my book, The Jock and the Fat Chick, officially launches and I wanted to take the time to thank some special friends who’ve helped me along the way. It was two years ago when the idea for this story came to me and from that point until now, there’s a list of people I’d like to acknowledge for […]

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Guest Interview at yabuccaneers.com

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What a fun writing website! Check out these awesome pictures of their contributing crew: YA Buccaneers offers lots of articles, giveaways and other fun stuff like Walk the Plank – Flash Fiction Challenge and their current Fall Writing Bootcamp, containing a very supportive community of writers. Somehow I managed to avoid walking the plank and ending up in Davy […]

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Guest Post at writersinthestormblog.com: How I kicked research in the butt

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I just had a terrific opportunity to guest post at Writers in the Storm. It’s a wonderful site that focuses on writers who weather the storm within (self doubt, rejection, deadlines) and from without (the paradigm shift in the publishing industry). Founding members, Laura Drake, Jenny Hansen, Orly Konig Lopez and Fae Rowen, launched their blog in 2010 […]

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THE JOCK AND THE FAT CHICK: Pre-launch sale!

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Check out these sweet-sweet deals from EpicReads, especially this one $1.99 (nudge, nudge, wink, wink.) About the Book No one ever said high school was easy. In this hilarious and heartwarming debut, one high school senior has to ask himself how much he’s willing to give up in order to fit in. Kevin seems to have it […]

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THE JOCK AND THE FAT CHICK: Part of EpicReads amazing reads for October 2015

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EpicReads just posting their amazing reads for October 2015. Entire post HERE Scroll down and you’ll see I’m included with some very esteemed company. Talk about feeling humbled! About the Book No one ever said high school was easy. In this hilarious and heartwarming debut, one high school senior has to ask himself how much […]

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Quick list of Book Podcasts to Adore

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I’m a podcast junkie. On average, I listen to two podcasts a day: when I’m in the kitchen preparing breakfast and after work when I’m puttering around the house. Here’s a list of my favourites in no particular order: http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com/podcast/ Sarah Wendell (@SmartBitches) | Twitter https://bookriot.com/category/podcast/ Book Riot (@BookRiot) | Twitter http://www.nytimes.com/ref/books/books-podcast-archive.html?pagewanted=all New York Times Books (@nytimesbooks) | […]

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