Saturday, December 31, 2011

YA Indie Carnival - New Year's Resolutions

This week's YA Indie Carnival topic is New Year's Resolution. 2011 has been a great year for The Warrior Series.  My hope for 2012 is that The Warrior Series and my new series, Underwater City, will become bestsellers.  In my efforts geared toward that goal, I've formulated my New Year's Resolutions.
╰☆╮ I plan to finish writing Enemies of the Cross (The Warrior Series #3).  In it, Allison La Crosse's world is in a tailspin. After learning she has the power to cure the dying with her touch (a lethal curse when wielded), she is viciously attacked. More unsettling than the violence is the identity of her assailant. Devin turns out to be the first person she ever saved and her mother's killer. When her soul met Devin's an unbreakable bond was formed. Now, Allison must save Devin - again - from his twin brother's control or kill them both. If she fails, she'll lose those closest to her...including the love of her life, Brody, and her best friend forever, Clark. 

╰☆╮ I will begin and finish writing Worth Living For (Underwater City #1).  This is the first of the two books described in Guardians of the Cross written by James Joya.  This book will detail how James and Julia fell in love.  Be prepared for an underwater world unlike any other for this series.

╰☆╮ I will begin writing Worth Dying For (Underwater City #2). This is the second of the two books described in Guardians of the Cross written by James Joya.  It will be the continuation of Worth Living For and will reveal the lengths James will go to save Julia.

╰☆╮ I will not worry about doing the right thing by my characters. Let me clarify. I'm not going to feel guilty about the minimal number of curse words embedded within the series (when the situation absolutely calls for it), AND I will not break out into hives when I think about others reading the passion-filled moments between Allison and Brody. The story is ultimately a romance; they are bound by forces greater than them; and the scenes are required in order to make the story and their craving for each other believable.


1.Laura A. H. Elliott author of Winnemucca & 13 on Halloween, Book 1 in the Teen Halloween Series2.Bryna Butler, author Midnight Guardian series
3.Heather Self4.T. R. Graves, Author of The Warrior Series
5.Suzy Turner, author of The Raven Saga6.Darby Karchut, author of GRIFFIN RISING
7.Lexus Luke8.Cheri Schmidt, author of the Fateful Trilogy
9.Rachel Coles, author of Into The Ruins, geek mom blog 10.K. C. Blake, author of Vampires Rule and Crushed
11.Patti Larsen, The Hunted series and The Hayle Coven series12.Amy Maurer Jones, Author of The Soul Quest Trilogy
13.Dani Snell's Refracted Light Reviews 14.Fisher Amelie, author of The Understorey
15.M. Leighton, Blood Like Poison Series, Madly, The Reaping 16.Abbi Glines, author of Breathe and The Vincent Boys
17.Kimberly Kinrade, Bits of You & Pieces of Me, Forbidden Mind18.Madeline Smoot, Missing, Summer Shorts, and The Girls
19.Cidney Swanson, author of Rippler20.Gwenn Wright, author of Filter
21.TG Ayer22.Melissa Pearl, author of Golden Blood
23.Heather M. White, author of The Destiny Saga