Monday, March 21, 2011

Books, books, and more books

I sent the first ten pages of Dark Corners to my possible new editor for our trial run today. Eeeek! I am getting so close now I can smell it and it smells like fear. Ahaha no, that's just me. Next hurdle once the book is safely tucked into someone else's hands and the cover is complete is the book trailer.

I have a rather specific idea in mind for my book trailer and up until today I wasn't sure how feasible (with limited resources) my vision was. However, after speaking with my friend, fellow writer, and trailer guru MD Christie I have a renewed sense of excitement about the project. I can't wait until I have something to show you. Everyone should check out her blog or follow her on twitter @md_christie. Another daunting goal this week will be to work on my blurb (ugh) and book summary.

Top Five Book To Be Read Once I Find Time:
1. The new Dresden Files. I know it doesn't come out until April, but I like to plan ahead.
2. In Memory of Greed- Al Boudreau
3. The Vampire's Warden- S.J. Wright
4. This Side of the Grave- Jeaniene Frost (I will finish this book someday)
5. Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar- Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein.

What's on your reading list?

Photo of Zombie Matt Nathanson by Kim


Nichole Chase said...

I am SO excited for you Liz! This is a big step in the direction of your dreams, and I have faith that you are going to blaze the trail for the rest of us ;)

C.G. Powell said...

Good luck Liz! I am almost done with Vampire's Warden. It's a good quick read.

V.K. Tremain said...

I read This side of the was pretty good..not my favorite of the series, but I needed my Bones fix :) The new Mercy Thompson book, River Marked; And the new JR Ward book Lover Unleashed are my top books to read this month. Plus start Richelle Mead's Dark Swan series that has been on my TRB list forever. Great List!! And, I have complete faith in you...your book is going to be awesome!

Elizabeth Sharp said...

So your list looks a little like mine, though I already read Vampire's Warden and have Khloe's book instead. And I don't have the Plato one which I'm SO looking into... ;)

Gratz on this step of your journey! *hugs* Thanks for letting me tag along for the ride and keep us up to date!

Pamela Mason said...

Good luck with the agent! Let us know how it goes.

Self-Therapy Expert (Not really) said...

Liz, you have a great blog going here! I'm looking forward to hearing what you think of The Vampire's Warden. I hope you enjoy it!

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