When I started Promise of Tomorrow, I was not quite sure where the story would take me. As I finished Volume 6: Deliverance, it surprised me how far it went. http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2013/10/promise-fulfilled.html
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What does Mark Carver have to say about Gothic Cathedrals and the Art of Melodrama?
Find out on my official blog: http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2012/09/tp-authors-mark-carver.html
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Come meet the Authors of One and expand your mind - http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2012/08/ten-equals-one.html
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That's right, Set Free: An Amish Journey has come to an end. Allan's story comes to its conclusion with Trestle Press's latest release - Volume 9 - Humbled.
As a bonus, Trestle has decided to include the short epilogue of Volume 10 with Volume 9 for free. What do you think about that? I think it's great!…
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on June 20, 2012 at 10:11am — No Comments
Up to this point in his journey, Allan has been focused on himself and his family. In volume 8, The Loophole, he may have found a higher calling. We finally find out why "his last chance was their only hope".
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on May 31, 2012 at 8:28am — No Comments
I think about my daughter now. She is sweet and innocent. She loves her daddy. I am the man in her life.
Then I think about ten years from now (fifteen, if I get my way). She will most likely have a new man in her life. She will be thinking about romance and marriage.
That's what was on my mind as I wrote the latest volume of my Amish Journey. I will admit that I had to move away from the keyboard for a while. I couldn't see what I was typing through the tears. So, I…
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on April 27, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments
Many of my readers are relatively well-behaved Christians, so I think I am safe in saying "Happy Easter" without offending anyone. If you are not Christian, I hope you are having a great weekend and taking advantage of those sales at your local grocery store.
I am posting today with an early treat for your Easter basket. Volume 6 of Set Free: An Amish Journey is available from Trestle Press today.…
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on April 7, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments
That's right! We've made it halfway through this Amish Journey. Five of the ten planned stories are now available from Trestle Press
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Putnam Rides Yancey’s ‘Wave’ in Major YA Buy
In what’s rumored to be a seven-figure deal, Brian DeFiore, at DeFiore and Company, sold world English rights to Rick Yancey’s YA sci-fi trilogy The 5th Wave. Jennifer Besser at Putnam Books for Young Readers pre-empted the series, which follows a teenage girl who survives an alien invasion only to then search for her brother,…
De la Cruz Re-Ups at Hyperion
Melissa de la Cruz, who writes the popular Blue Bloods YA series for Hyperion, has signed to do three more books in another series she recently launched with the house: the Witches of East End. Elisabeth Dyssegaard took world rights to books three, four, and five in the adult series about three witches (a mother, and her two daughters) who live in a wealthy, fictional enclave on the East End…Continue
Added by Adrienne Gelbart on February 13, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments
Here I am with the fourth volume of my story published by Trestle Press. All I can do is give thanks for all of the readers that have made it possible to call this a "best-selling" series.
You can get the newest story on Kindle by clicking here:
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on February 12, 2012 at 12:04pm — No Comments
Thanks to Trestle Press, volume 3 of my Amish Journey is now available.
You can get "The Barn Incident" at this link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006XJR6S6…
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on January 15, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments
Set Free Volume 2 - The Hat on the Water has been published by Trestle Press. You can get it now for 99¢…
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on December 20, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments
'The Epic Story of Me' planned for an October release!
This one was a fun one! OK ... I always say my work is fun, but it is, so shoot me ;P. Anyway, The Epic Story of Me by Stella Scout came to my desk by a crazy sale…
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We spend a great deal of time developing our main characters for our stories. We ensure that they have depth and that our audience is able to relate to them but we often overlook another character that is as equally important, the villain.
The same care given to developing the MC should also be given to the villain(s). If your villains are not as highly crafted as the MC, the story will fall flat. After all, the point of the villain is to bring drama and tension. If your…Continue
Added by Dawn Brazil on March 12, 2011 at 8:11am — No Comments
YALITCHAT member C.Lee McKenzie's new release PRINCESS OF LAS PULGAS is reviewed on YA Books Central.
Added by Adrienne Gelbart on January 22, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Here is an interview from Elizabeth Bunce on our Member Karen Healey and her Morris nominated book 'Guardian of the Dead'
Added by Adrienne Gelbart on January 8, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments
I’m a big believer of visualizing. Attitude is everything. Where your mind goes, your energy flows. So, 2011 will be The Year of Happiness. Of course Clarity is still a focus of mine, as I…Continue
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