Everything For Love Available For Preorder: Releases Jan. 30, 2017

Marilyn Vix

everything-thumbnail Available now on Amazon for preorder. Releases Jan. 30, 2017.

So, finally, after three years of blood, sweat and tears, my first full length novel is available for preorder. It’s official release date is Jan. 30th! You can order it now, and you won’t even have to worry about anything. It will get delivered to your Kindle at midnight on that date.

If you wish to review this book and would like a review copy, please use my review request/contact form.

Here’s the blurb:

Paris 1899
Deidre is followed by a mysterious stranger.
London 1914
She sees the same man again.
What would you do if you were being followed through time?

Deidre Thompson is a timeanaut studying artists in the early 20th Century powering her time device by sex. A mysterious stranger follows her from Paris 1899 to London 1914. He saves her life which changes the timeline. The…

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An #Indie Selection For Your Weekend! #weekendreads

Liz Durano

So it’s the weekend before Christmas and I’ve started reading/listening to Colleen Hoover’s It Ends With Us using my hardly utilized Scribd membership.  I also have a few other books to dig into and I’m ready!

So if you’re looking for good reads this weekend, check out the following books that are currently on my Kindle, all of them from people I know in the blogosphere:


Silent Signs is the debut novel by Ana Simons.  It’s a courageous and poetic novel about opening oneself up to love again even when everything has fallen apart.

Although not exactly indie but from a small pressThe 12 Dares of Christmas is another debut novel by Leigh W. Stuart about a one woman’s dream to build a no-kill shelter and the lengths she’ll go to make it happen, like daring a man she just met to perform a strip tease for…

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Dear 2017: I’m coming to slay

Ysa Arcangel's den


My New Year resolution is not to do better, but to do what I can.

For this year, I have 6 books planned, plus some novellas. I’d like to query a few and hopefully land a new publishing contract.

I want to continue building my newsletter. My goal is to hit 25,000 on my list. I’m halfway there, with some awesome promos and giveaways coming up in the first quarter of 2017.

Also, I’d like to work on improving my writing. I released a few books last year. I want to work on improving my craft to make the books even more enjoyable for my readers.

My ultimate goal is to get a BookBub!

Overall is to hit a USA today’s bestseller list.

At work, I’d like to be more organized on my stuff to effectively do my job.

Life in general goal is just to keep my family healthy…

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Happy New Year

2017 has arrived, lets make this year positive and great. As much as last year was one of the worst it had its ups and downs. The year for me was cool:reaching over a thousand followers on Wattpad, reading and reviewing arcs from my favorite authors, winning great gifts from giveaways, chatting online with my…

Party Time!

As you can tell by the title it's not an ordinary party, its the Winter Wattpad Block Party! All month in February on Wattpad. Hosted by  Kelly Anne Blount of course, tis the season to share more scenes of stories and giveaways from your favorite authors and new writers. My third one and I'm still…

Meet The Wattpad Stars: Rachel Meinke


Today’s featured Wattpad Star is Rachel Meinke. In 2011, Rachel joined Wattpad on the hunt for free stories. After about a month, she gained the courage to post some stories of her own.

Rachel believes that social media has taken writing to a new level by allowing anyone to share their work instantly. Her active imagination and knack for audience engagement have led to 28 stories accumulating almost a 250 million reads and 5 million votes on Wattpad!

She offers up this advice to people who want to build their audience on Wattpad: “Tag your stories appropriately, make sure you take full advantage of that feature. [Also] be active in the clubs, interact with other readers and writers to put yourself out there. Don’t spam people to read your story. Instead, make friends and be genuine. That’s what’s going to get you somewhere.”

That genuine connection between storyteller and audience…

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The Master Plan


The following post is written by Wattpad Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau.

I wish I had written a blog post like the one you’re about to read when Ivan and I first started Wattpad 10 years ago. Although we shared our plan numerous times in bits and pieces, it was scattered across the internet, and very few people outside of the company had the complete picture.  

The First 10 Years

Our plan was actually quite simple. We wanted to revolutionize how people discover, share, and connect through stories. Here’s how we did it:

  1. We created a reading app for the RAZR and other feature phones using public domain classic books to attract our first group of users.
  2. We leveraged the growing audience to attract our first group of writers who would share original stories on Wattpad. We created direct connections between these writers and readers around the world.
  3. We…

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10 Things To Love About Wattpad


Wattpad is 10 years old!! To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of the things that helped shape our app and community. Today we’ll look at 10 features on Wattpad that dramatically changed how people around the world discover and share stories.

Inline Commenting

Introduced in 2014, inline commenting took off like a rocket. Today you can react to your favourite prose within a story instantly. Inline comments provide the perfect space for audiences to connect and give storytellers insight into how their words are being received.

With in-line commenting, people call out inspiring passages, help their favourite writers edit stories, and share reactions with other Wattpadders who are reading along.

Inline commenting demoMultimedia

In 2015, we introduced embedded multimedia to the surprise and delight of the Wattpad community. With this feature, storytellers can enhance their works by adding images, GIFs and videos to their story. Inline multimedia helped bring new kinds of stories…

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Happy Birthday Wattpad!


Wattpad 10th Anniversary Banner

This month we’re celebrating Wattpad’s 10th birthday! It’s an incredible milestone for us at HQ, and a chance to reflect on the impact we’ve made on storytelling around the world.

In many ways, Wattpad has reinvented storytelling for the modern age. Product features like inline commenting, embedded multimedia, and writer analytics are some of the ways we’ve changed how the world engages with stories. In other ways, Wattpad takes people back to the roots of storytelling — community.

Before the advent of the printing press, we shared stories in caves, over campfires, and in town squares. People gathered around stories, and audiences and storytellers were always connected in real-time. More than 500 years after the invention of the printing press, Wattpad creates direct connections between the world’s readers and writers once again. No other company has done this on such a massive, global scale.

Today, Wattpad connects over 45 million…

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