As some of you may have heard already, I’m currently working on an anthology of short stories with four other authors, set for release in Spring 2017. We recently set up a blog to be the center for information about this upcoming release, and I’m so excited to share with you this first entry. Kelly Cain, the author of this blog post, is one of my dearest friends in the publishing world, and she opens our blog by telling a little about herself and her writing. Take a minute to check it out, then give the blog a follow so that you don’t miss anything. For now, I hope y’all love Kelly as much as I do!

Book Besties

One day I decided to sit down and write a book. I’d never thought about writing before, didn’t even really like it all that much. I was a business major in college, only taking the requisite English and literature classes required for graduation. Sure, I wrote essays, term papers, book reports, and the like. Not fun, although I didn’t mind the book reports so much. Those allowed me to read. Now there’s something I really did like to do. I read during car rides, sitting by the pool, waiting for class, waiting on a mall bench while my friends shopped – you get the idea. After years of reading, I decided I could write. I sat down and started, and six weeks later I’d written the first draft for my debut novel, Altered. A few months after what I considered editing (removing/correcting erroneous punctuation and grammar), I sent it…

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