H.L. Burke tagged me in this, and I figured, why not? It's something different! And these all relate to writing in some way. Ish. Here are six of my recent searches!
Author A. C. Williams discusses how she used Monsters, Misfits, and Mushy Stuff for the kick-ass stories in The Destiny Trilogy.
A strong finish to the Destiny trilogy, with compelling characters, a solid plot, and an open-ended happily-ever-after. Chocolate truffle with a cayenne filling and extra salty coating.
You and I are far too precious to devalue ourselves by insisting we are "okay" when we're drowning, whether it be from emotional stress, life experiences, chronic illness, disability, abuse, struggles to keep up, or even just the wear and tear of daily life. We are worth help. Worth fellowship. Worth love.
Author Merrie Destefano shares how she uses Monsters, Misfits, and Mushy Stuff to carry theme and add punch (sometimes literally) to her stories, including her latest release, Lost Girls!
The description "Black Swan meets Fight Club" fits this story very well. A fast-paced YA thriller with smart-yet-broken teens, capable adults, and an unflinching portrayal of character flaws and the results of hard choices. Call this one sour Skittles and super-dark bittersweet chocolate with a side of Red Bull.
Sex and romance and butterflies and the rest of that wonderful, life-ruining cocktail is just too much fun and too essential for me to skip right by it. It's quite frankly one of the best ways to ruin characters' lives, and I just can't help myself.