Writing Life

Rockin’ & Rollin’ July

July 15, 2020, Author: Kristin Jacques

Ah what a long strange spiral this year has been. Here we are at long last into the long summer months. Up here in ye old Connecticut, things have settled enough for us to attempt such activities as summer camp and in person extended school year with tons of provisions. We are hanging in there […]

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Spring 2020- An Update!

May 19, 2020, Author: Kristin Jacques

It’s been a while since I managed to update the bloggo. The Covid pandemic has created some strange times. It’s odd here, because things have drastically changed while remaining the same? My hubs still goes to work every day at the post office, but the kiddos are home so the drag and drain on time […]

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the Spring 2020 YA Scavenger Hunt!

March 31, 2020, Author: Kristin Jacques

It’s that time again! Welcome to my leg of the YA Scavenger Hunt! About the Hunt: This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! On this hunt, you not […]

Mentorships

Write Mentor 2020!

March 23, 2020, Author: Kristin Jacques

These be wild times! However, the glory of the internet allows us to still do some pretty great stuff. That includes #Writermentor! Greetings potential mentees! I hope you are ready as I am to embark on a spring and summer writing adventure. Tidbits about me I live in the suburban wastelands of Connecticut, on the […]

Blog Hop/ Giveaway

Masks Anthology Bourbon Flavored Blog Crawl

February 25, 2020, Author: Kristin Jacques

Welcome to this leg of the Filles Vertes Publishing MASKS blog hop! If you somehow landed on this page and haven’t heard about the blog hop, click here If you haven’t already, add MASKS to your Goodreads TBR here Also, pre-orders are available at FVPub.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Book Depository, or your fave bookseller. […]

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An Interview with T.L. Bodine

September 24, 2019, Author: Kristin Jacques

 Tell us about yourself! From your roots to your branches, tell us how you planted your horror flag in the publishing world! I can’t really remember a time when I didn’t like horror. When I was a kid I used to stay up late to watch Alfred Hitchcock Presents on Nick at Night, and I have […]

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An Interview with Heather Kindt

August 21, 2019, Author: Kristin Jacques

Tell us a little bit about your writing journey. Back in 2008, I completed my master’s degree in teaching reading. I always seemed to do well on my papers. At the same time, I devoured the Twilight series. The combination of these two things made me think that I could create my own world through my writing. […]

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An Interview with Poe Casavant

May 1, 2019, Author: Kristin Jacques

Introductions please! Tell us about your book! What inspired your main character? Was the writing process pure agony or inspired brilliance? Wolf Smoke was inspired by my grandfather’s old VHS tape of Rollerball. That movie was so quintessentially seventies; the hair, the clothes, the roller skating! While the film had its quirks, the idea of […]

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Pathways, Choices, and Potholes

April 6, 2019, Author: Kristin Jacques

With a heavy heart and heavier hand, I took Zombies vs Aliens off of Amazon this morning. This book has been on one hell of a journey but I don’t think the mammoth scene that is Amazon is the right place for Li and her band of oddities. Not sure it ever was. That being […]

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Guest Post: Adelyn Sterling and a Princely Playlist

January 28, 2019, Author: Kristin Jacques

Character Playlist: The Prince’s Guide to True Love’s Kiss By Adelyn Sterling When it comes to writing, music is a vital part of my brainstorming and drafting process. When I first start brainstorming and planning out a new novel, one of the first things I do is create a playlist of music that fits the […]