October 2017

Over 70 Authors ~ 2 Awesome Giveaways

Who says Halloween is just for kids? Paranormal romance and fantasy lovers, here’s your chance to grab some sweet, sweet loot! Enter the Halloween giveaway October 10–31 and you could take home one of four prize packages, including the top prize, a Kindle Fire HD 8 and winner’s choice of $35 in ebooks from Amazon. Second through fourth prizes offer more kindle/ebook prizes.

Enter the Giveaway Here

Then, be sure to join us for our Facebook Hop October 28–31, when we will have 70+ gift cards available for over 70 lucky winners. That’s a gift card at every stop on the hop!

Facebook Hop Starts Here on October 28

(Sponsored by the 34 authors listed below)
Alicia Montgomery • Alyssa Drake • Amanda Uhl  • Anna Durand • Bianca D’Arc • Carrie Whitethorne • Crystal Dawn • Helen Scott • Ivy Quinn • J. Rose Allister • Jody A. Kessler • Karen Michelle Nutt • L.D. Rose • Laura Greenwood • Leigh Anderson • Lianne Cotton • Linda Nightingale • Lisa Chalmers • LJ Swallow • Lynda Haviland • Marsha A. Moore • Mary Abshire • Maureen L. Bonatch  • Mia McKimmy • ND Jones • PG Forte • S.A. Larsen • Shelique Lize • Sherrie Lea Morgan • Tena Stetler • Tmonique Stephens • Traci Douglass • Vella Day • Aileen Harkwood  

September 2017
Its launch month! October 3rd marks launch day for Prime. Pursuit and reckoning will follow over the next five weeks.

I’ve been incredibly busy with marketing but have made a good start on the seventh, book in the Riftkeepers series. There will be just one more short book after this, so it does mark the beginning of the end.

I will be updating via my newsletter on the 31st of October so sign up if you want up to date news.

August 2017
Hi everyone, I know, I've been quiet, but it's been a busy July. We're into August already, and so far it's started very well indeed.

The Venom and Vampires boxed set I was a part of, with my book Trial by Heist that I co wrote with Kel Carpenter, made the USA Today bestseller list. I cant tell you how thrilled I am to have gained bestselling author status, and I can't thank you enough for your support.

With that experience ending, I have been fortunate enough to have been invited to join a very good friend in her latest venture, a website geared toward advising helping aspiring and seasoned writers alike to reach their self and traditional publishing goals, improve their writing skills and find reputable and trustworthy editors, cover designers and marketing service providers to help get their work noticed.

There are some significant changes ahead with the Riftkeepers series. I have begun the process of having my books returned to me from my publisher and relaunch begins in October. My wonderful editor is in the process of working over Prime and Pursuit to iron out all remaining kinks and generally improve readability before we continue with releasing the rest of the series.

As always, updated information will be available here and through my facebook page.

June 2017
Hi! So, the editing process is taking much longer than I anticipated. This has pushed back the release of Reckoning. It's worth it, I promise you! My editor is amazing and threw up a few issues with the end chapters. I know it sounds crazy, but I'm thrilled to have been shown how to fix errors I would never have realised were there in the plot!

While that's been away, I've been getting to work on book four! That's right, we'll have a fourth Riftkeepers book early 2018! This will read as a stand alone but will tie into the series, introducing new characters and letting us know what else has been happening while Charlotte and Callan have been dealing with things at their end. I can't wait to share Seren and Elian with you, I love these guys.

So, busy busy here at Carrie's laptop! I'll be posting release dates on my Facebook page as soon as I have them, so keep an eye out!

April 2017
It's been an interesting month! I hadn't mentioned it before, but I've been working on a co-writing project with author Kel Carpenter.
Check out her website https://www.kelcarpenter.com/

I wasn't sure how it could possibly work at first, but I can honestly say this has been one of the most positive experiences I've had. I suppose we got lucky. We're each able to bounce ideas around, aren't too attached to our writing and readily make changes when necessary to keep the story flowing. I've really enjoyed this project and can not wait to share it with you all! The manuscript is off for editing, the cover is amazing! I can't wait to show you! In other news, I've completed Reckoning! I know! I'm a little bit sad that Charlotte and Callan's story is told. But, you never know, some of the characters from this series could pop up in future stories ;) Now begins the whole publishing process. The editing is done, now for proof reading and final checks! I'll keep you posted!

March 2017
Very exciting stuff! I was in touch with my publisher this morning, choosing a cover design for Prime. We're moving forward quickly and are rapidly approaching launch day! The manuscript is going onto the formatting phase of publishing and I'll post further updates as I get them.

Update! I'm thrilled to announce that Prime is now available available to buy in the Amazon kindle store. Even more exciting, Pursuit is finished! It's been edited and sent in for proof reading. Right now, I'm selecting a cover! Not long now!

Pursuit is available in the kindle store now!

I really hope you enjoy it! I can't wait to read your reviews!

February 2017
I need help! I know self publishing works really well for lots of authors, but I'm so out of my depth it's unreal. So, I approached an online publisher in the hope they'd take me on, sent in the manuscript for Prime, and waited. They did! I'm now part of a team of authors at www.creativia.org. This takes a lot of marketing pressure off of me so all I have to do it write. I must admit, I'm relieved. Still pressing on with Pursuit. As soon as we're ready, I'll let you all know!

January 2017
Hi! Since you're here, you know who I am and what I do! Prime seems to be doing well, you wonderful people are all reading it, so I thought I should have a place to share news with you! This month I'm working on the second book in the series. Pursuit! It's so much fun building these characters up, Dane in particular is keeping me on my toes. The introduction of new characters has been interesting, making them fit into this already tight group. I can't wait to get finished up and published!