Saturday, October 22, 2011

National Novel Writing Month

Otherwise known as NaNo! Thirty days and nights of literary abandon.

The goal is to reach 50k words in 30 days, emerging with a new novel, freshly formed from the recess of your imagination and/or months of planning.

I, however, will be cheating! Like many others, I have decided to use NaNo to actually complete the current manuscript that I'm working on. This is exactly the kick-in-the-ass I need to get back on target. Because let's be honest, between the school schedules for 3 kids, my husbands "projects" that I have to help him with, taking my father to physical therapy, making dinner every night, doing laundry, cleaning the house and taking care of our animals.... I'm not exactly ON TARGET! LOL

I'm excited and will be reaching out to many of my friends to become my "Writing Buddies", and then, come November 1st - it's time to let my fingers fly. (I type 92wpm, so that should definitely help.) 

The one tip, or piece of advice that I plan to really use is - DON'T EDIT! I have a tendency to be a bit of a perfectionist, and editing as I type really slows me down. So, applying this tip is definitely going to test my control issues, but hopefully I can stick to it and just let my story spill out onto the page, without my incessant need to "get-it-right-the-first-time."

Good luck to all my NaNo buddies - I can't wait to see all the new stories that come out of this!

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Exciting News

I'm so thrilled to announce that I have received an author plug for Scent of a White Rose from... Caris Roane - bestselling author of the Guardians of Ascension series.

She wrote: 

"With Tish Thawer's vivid storytelling, I was dropped straight into the new world of drifting vampires."

Look for this cover update wherever Scent of a White Rose is available.

And... please take a moment to visit Caris, you won't be sorry -- her world of Ascension is like no other and her sexy warriors are beyond compare.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Halloween Hotties Creature Feature: Christian

Come check out Christian at the Halloween Hotties Creature Feature. He'll be sharing personal information, the inspiration behind his story, as well as a little teaser from book one.

Author Interview

Thanks to Kira Cortz for inviting me to be interviewed on her fantastic blog! I had a blast!

Please take a peek to learn more about me and The Rose Trilogy, including a teaser from book one.

Website Launch

It's finally here! My website launch. Woohoo!! (Should I be having a party?)

Anyway... please check out all the information on The Rose Trilogy, including the newly released cover to book 3, DEATH OF A BLACK ROSE.

Take a peek at "Character Bios",  and the "Coming Soon" page for information on my upcoming projects.

Thanks to all my friends at Shelfari, Goodreads, Facebook and Twitter for the wonderful support.

And if you haven't seen it yet, please take a peek at the book trailer below for book one ~

~ Tish