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Free Fiction Friday: Kick-butt Ladies of Fantasy

This giveaway looks terrific. Lots of action and adventure to get your heart racing.

 

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Free Fiction Friday: Free Book Bonanza

Another terrific giveaway for fantasy fiction. Start a new series, pick up your summer vacation reading, or try a new-to-you author.

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Free Fiction Friday: Scales and Tales

This week’s giveaway has the most awesome name of Scales and Tales. Click on through to scoop up some fabulous fantasy reads.

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Free Fiction Friday: Swords and Sorcery

If you like sword and sorcery fantasy fiction, you’re bound to find something to read in this giveaway.

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Happy 10th Birthday, Geek Girl!

We interrupt your regularly scheduled weekly writing check-in to bring you a special birthday post.

“Sweet, funny, and heart-warming, The Geek Girl’s Guide to Cheerleading truly makes you want to cheer!”

~ Author Elizabeth Scott

“This novel is contemporary, laugh-outloud funny, and positive.”

~ Florence H. Munat, VOYA

On May 19, 2009, The Geek Girl’s Guide to Cheerleading launched herself into the world. Two months early, no less.

Our original publication date was July. But. Barnes and Noble had a geek book promotion planned, and they wanted to include Geek Girl. Simon and Schuster said yes and subsequently bumped up the release date. (Because back then, when B&N offered you a promo, you always said yes.)

From our launch party

Once upon a time, Geek Girl was also a cake (courtesy of my co-workers)

On the shelf at Barnes and Noble

I fully expected to be celebrating Geek Girl’s tenth with Darcy, and it’s hard reconciling that she isn’t here to celebrate. Darcy knew how to throw a party, in real life and online.

I’m missing her, not just today, but every day. I hit a writing snag this week and wanted nothing more than to talk it through with her. I was this close to shelving the current series. And then this morning, after I opened up this post to finish writing it, inspiration struck.

Almost like I did talk the whole thing through with Darcy.

Once again, I’m going to encourage everyone to read some of her work:

THE GEEK GIRL’S GUIDE TO CHEERLEADING

DATING ON THE DORK SIDE

  • 1st Place: 2016 International Digital Awards, Young Adult Novel
  • Available on: All e-retailers Print

LESS THAN THREE

ON LEARNING TO SWIM AGAIN, IN AUTUMN: A SHORT STORY

  • A contest-winning short story
  • Available for 99 cents on Kindle or read for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription.

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Free Fiction Friday: Short Adventures

Looking for more short reads? Like adventure mixed in with your science fiction and fantasy? Well, then this is the giveaway for you, presented by author Patty Jansen’s Ebookaroo.

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Free Fiction Friday: Epic Fantasy Book Lovers Box

Each month, Crystal Watanabe curates a fantastic collection of books centering around a genre or a theme. You have a few days left in April to download the Epic Fantasy box.

If you love epic fantasy, you’ll definitely want to check this out. If you want a surprise in your inbox each month, sign up for the virtual book box subscription.

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