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Writing from the Dark Side

Heh! I started out calling this blog post "Blogging from the Darkside" and then went to "Writing from the Darkside" and then went on to finally arrive at "Pubbing from the Darkside".  This little tidbit of information should be able to give you a little hint over what has been happening at the Oliver Homestead since I last posted.

Big News! I am part of a great collaboration with a collection of Writers who decided that if a romance book should be done, it should be done by us! Hence, the beginning of what is now know as Welcome to Serenity Harbor, Maine.

This is huge! This is ginormous! All of the books are set around the fictional coastal Maine town of Serenity Harbor. We didn't limit genre, only that their characters fall in love in Maine.

For me, this was a return to something that I love... well, yes... it was a return to writing. I've blogged a little bit about some of my struggles with illness that left with being unable to write for a whi…

Two of my favorite things...

Good, Kick-butt books and... Free, Kick-butt books
I got a package in the mail today! At first, I looked at the mailer and thought "figures, second rejection in as many days", but I was more than pleasantly surprised to find that Chris Marie Green had sent me a copy of her latest book Midnight Reign!

I won the book by commenting on her post on the Ninc blog. Truly, it wasn't my intention to vye for a book. However, (and all you blogbooktour challengers take note) I just couldn't help myself when I read the post. It's titled Crossing Over and it was all about her foray at Comic-Con in San Diego recently. She also has one of the hottest book trailers I've seen yet.

Want to learn how to hook a blog reader? Check it out and tell me what you think. Maybe you know the answer to the question that was asked of her. Personally, I spent quite a bit of time pondering it with my daughter and we didn't have an answer.
In the meantime, check out Chris Marie Green's Vampire Babylon Series. And no, you can't have my copy.


Congrats on the win, and thanks for that link - really good blog she has. Makes me definitely want to check out her books.
Morgan Mandel said…
Hope the book is as great as its cover! Also hope you get enough time to read it!
Morgan Mandel
Helen Ginger said…
Interesting post Teagan. And thanks for the link to Green's post. I had not heard of her before, but will now keep an eye out.

Will you post a review of the book after you read it? I'll look for that.
Joyce Anthony said…
Thanks for passing on this info--her blog post was wonderful :-) You know some very interesting people!!!
zhadi said…
Cool! I look forward to watching her trailer and reading her post! I used to hang out at COmic Con in my jaded youth...
Hey, all!

A HUGE thanks to Teagan for blogging about MIDNIGHT REIGN and the "Crossing Over" blog at NINC! Teagan, your kindness is reflected in the Mark Twain quote you just put up today. :)

And thank you all for the kind words. All the best to you....

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We have the cover and that is a really good thing! Especially, since it's a really great cover!

This has been THE project for the last six months. Much of that time has been spent writing my part of the anthology, a novella called ONLY YOU. Another part of that was working with my friend and cohorts to come up with this great anthology! Why wouldn't you enjoy it?! It's filled with stories of love that are all set around the fictional Maine town of Serenity Harbor. Want to know which town Serenity Harbor is patterned after? We'll never tell... well, maybe we will!

Anyway, who can write better about love in Maine than a bunch of Maine Romance authors! I gave you a tantalizing tidbit the other day from my story. Poor Nate Cooper, he doesn't know what he's up against when he decides to take on Kara Simpson. Lucky for him, he's got the whole town behind him!

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