Why I'm Not Writing This Week - 11/23

Why I'm Not Writing This Week - 11/23

Welcome to "Why I'm Not Writing." We all know that the only thing writers like doing more than writing is avoiding writing. So every Friday I list five things that have distracted me from my writing that week. 

I also encourage you to share with me what made you procrastinate this week by posting with #whyimnotwriting on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram, or share in the comments below. I'll feature my favorites with everyone here.

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A Review Of The Bond

A Review Of The Bond

Dinitra believes the Sower who engineered her made a mistake. She only finds joy after she's drafted into the Legion to train a mutant battle dog called 12. Dinitra and 12 will help in the final battle for their home, the Weave. They’ll destroy the rebels who stand in the way of the Weave’s ultimate goal: a world without males. In a surprise attack, rebels kidnap Dinitra and 12. She learns that rebels also engineer children, but they make males, lots of them, to topple the Weave. All of her beliefs are challenged as she learns the ugly secrets the Weave has kept from most of its citizens. 

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The Most Magnificent Places to Read a Book - A Guest Post By Chloe Taylor

The Most Magnificent Places to Read a Book - A Guest Post By Chloe Taylor

Bookworms have a superpower: they can read pretty much anywhere. This includes the most unexpected positions and places, but they neither notice nor do they care, as their love for books allows them to overcome any and every obstacle. We’ve prepared a list of the most magnificent (and a few unexpected) places you can read a book:

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A Review Of Outrun The Wind

A Review Of Outrun The Wind

The Huntresses of Artemis must obey two rules: never disobey the goddess, and never fall in love. After being rescued from a harrowing life as an Oracle of Delphi, Kahina is glad to be a part of the Hunt; living among a group of female warriors gives her a chance to reclaim her strength. But when a routine mission goes awry, Kahina breaks the first rule in order to save the legendary huntress Atalanta.

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An Interview With Marjorie Lewis

An Interview With Marjorie Lewis

When The Men Were Gone is based on a true story of Tylene Wilson who coached football in Texas during World War II. The focus, however, is on her journey and about why she sought to become the coach. It’s also a father-daughter story, which I love because it reminds me of my relationship with my own father, and it’s a love story, which reminds me of my relationship with my husband.

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A Review Of Newt's Emerald

A Review Of Newt's Emerald

On her eighteenth birthday, Lady Truthful, nicknamed “Newt,” will inherit her family’s treasure: the Newington Emerald. A dazzling heart-shaped gem, the Emerald also bestows its wearer with magical powers. When the Emerald disappears one stormy night, Newt sets off to recover it. Her plan entails dressing up as a man, mustache included, as no well-bred young lady should be seen out and about on her own. While in disguise, Newt encounters the handsome but shrewd Major Harnett, who volunteers to help find the missing Emerald under the assumption that she is a man. 

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A Review Of The Lying Woods

A Review Of The Lying Woods

Owen Foster has never wanted for anything. Then his mother shows up at his elite New Orleans boarding school cradling a bombshell: his privileged life has been funded by stolen money. After using the family business, the single largest employer in his small Louisiana town, to embezzle millions and drain the employees' retirement accounts, Owen's father vanished without a trace, leaving Owen and his mother to deal with the fallout.

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An Interview With C.P. Morgan

An Interview With C.P. Morgan

Dorothy Claes and the Prison of Thenemi is a Paranormal Cozy Mystery. I like to think of it as “Sherlock Holmes meets Warehouse 13 – with cats!” It is a mystery series where each book explores a different country and the unique cat lore of that country. Since Prison of Thenemi is the first in the series, the book takes place in Paris, but the mystery is… much older.

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