Author Ramblings, Indie Authors, Life, My thoughts, Pimping Myself Out, Release Week

The Day I Finally Felt Like an “Author.” RELEASE WEEK: ALLURING SURRENDER: DAY 4.

The Day I Finally “Felt” Like I Was an Author
By: Author Skye Turner

About seventeen months ago, I started on this journey called self-publishing. One day in the summer of 2013, while my husband was offshore and my kids were running around my house like crazy little people, I sat at my laptop and decided to get the ideas that were living in my head… out.

I wrote like a person possessed that day. I think I wrote something like nine thousand words. It was like now that I was finally allowing the voices in my head to talk, they had so much to say.

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Alluring Surrender, Author Ramblings, Indie Authors, Life, Pimping Myself Out, Release Week

Release Week: Alluring Surrender. Day 3. Meet the Characters!

Alluring Surrender, Book 5 Bayou Stix releases THIS Friday, November 21.

The lead characters in this, the final installment, are Cruz Edwards and Tifanie Jeffries-Bellaforte.

A tortured man and a fiercely independent and confident woman.

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Author Ramblings, Indie Authors, Life, Pimping Myself Out

Release Week… Recap of the Bayou Stix Series… up to… Alluring Surrender!

Alluring Surrender, Book 5 Bayou Stix releases THIS Friday, November 21. Pre-Order links are available on ALL outlets.
This is a SERIES recap up to Book 5.

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Author Ramblings, Cover Reveal, Indie Authors, Life, My thoughts, Pimping Myself Out, Rants

Good things are coming… (and maybe an excerpt)

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated my blog. I’m way behind. So, this will be a giant post with a whole lot of information. Try to keep up.

Not typical

There’s coffee and chocolate at the end.

Before I jump into the technical, how about a treat!?

Theo James  Brit with killer lips.  You're welcome.

Theo James
Brit with killer lips.
You’re welcome.

Ok, now back to the subject at hand.

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Heartfelt Gratitude… Love After Pain

Authors write books from our hearts. Our stories may sometimes be fiction, but within every story is a large dose of reality. It can be in the characters, the situations, or the details, but most of us put ourselves into our work. Sometimes it’s intentional, sometimes it’s not, but I haven’t met an author yet or read a book that was purely “fiction.”

When I started this journey almost a year ago now, I had no idea what would happen or how I would do. I didn’t know if anyone would even read my work. But, I gave it my all and wrote my story, my way… and for the most part people enjoyed it.

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The Great Selfie Debate

Selfies… love them or hate them. It looks like they are here to stay.

The Great Selfie Debate

The Great Selfie Debate

From movie stars to musicians to athletes to the cashier at the grocery store, everyone is snapping selfies these days.

People either comment positively or negatively on them and everyone has an Instagram account these days. Link Instagram to Facebook and Twitter and your selfies are in the ginormous world of the internet. Continue reading

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Alluring Seduction, Alluring Turmoil, Author Ramblings, Indie Authors, Life, My thoughts, Pimping Myself Out

What a difference 8 months makes…

Eight months ago, in the middle of summer, with my kids home and my husband offshore, I got this crazy idea. I decided that I no longer wanted to edit other authors books, but instead I wanted to write a book of my own.

I sat down at the end of my dining room table and I wrote. The first day, I wrote over 9000 words.

I’d had this idea for a book in my head for a very long time and I decided it was time for it to come out. Continue reading

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