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Poetry posts and Review of Events

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This morning my post is up on the Writer’s Cooperative of the Pacific Northwest.  It’s a song lyric from my first Shredded Orphans novel “Space Tripping with the Shredded Orphans”.  Check it out here:

http://writers-coop.com/queen-of-the-bees/

In other news, I had two great events in the past few weeks.  At the end of April I had a delightful time with 14 other authors at a book signing at the University Bookstore in Mill Creek.  It was a fun evening filled with books and food.

The other was my very first book reading at the Neverending Bookshop in Bothell.  It was  so nice to see everyone who turned out for it and the owner, Annie, did a great job of setting up for the event and making me feel welcome and comfortable.  I read the first chapter of “Space Tripping with the Shredded Orphans“, part of “The Shredded Orphans and the Space Pirates” and a smattering of poems from “Requite Me: Poems of Love Jealousy and Angst“.  The two hours just flew by.  Also, there were brownies and banana muffins.  What more could you want?

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GoodReads Giveaway winners of Space Tripping with the Shredded Orphans!

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Thanks to all 544 people who entered the GoodReads giveaway for Space Tripping with the Shredded Orphans.   I wish I could send you all a copy of the book.  The two lucky giveaway winners are Melissa and Sheri.

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I’m so thrilled with the response to this giveaway.  It’s the first GoodReads giveaway that I’ve done in celebration of the release of The Shredded Orphans and the Space Pirates, book two in the series.  I’ll definitely think about doing another giveaway for book two at some point in the future.

Thanks again to all who entered.  I really appreciate your interest in my books!

Happy Reading!

Sonya

13 Days Left in the GoodReads Giveaway! #Freebook

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Win a paperback Copy of Space Tripping!

Celebrating the release of The Shredded Orphans and the Space Pirates I have a GoodReads giveaway for book 1 in the series.  See where it all began.

There are 13 days left (and counting) in the Goodreads Giveaway for Space Tripping with the Shredded Orphans.  I have two actual, smell-the-new-paper, paperback copies to send to a lucky winner.

Click here to enter!

Then scroll down and click on the “Enter Giveaway” button.  Good luck and Happy Tripping!

3 Days, 3 Quotes: Day 2

Again thanks to Liz Fountain for her nomination for the 3 Days, 3 Quotes.

Growing up I always loved Winnie the Pooh.  I may possibly have been the only high schooler to invite friends over to watch Winnie the Pooh on VHS.  Okay, that was a while ago…  anyhow… there are just so many great Winnie the Pooh quotes, “There’s a rumbly in my tumbly”, etc. it was hard to choose, but here is my quote for today.

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“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

For my second nomination for the 3 Days, 3 Quotes challenge I nominate Ottilie Weber.  Ottilie is the author of several novels and short stories.  Check out her wonderful blog to find out what’s going on with her and read about the books she’s written.

Check back tomorrow for my last quote!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all you Space Trippers!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Book two of the Shredded Orphans series will be here soon (just not quite done yet.)  Book two will be called The Shredded Orphans and the Space Pirates.  Check back here to see when it will be released and for when I will be looking for beta readers.

Here’s a “love” poem (song lyrics) from book one.

Love Bomb

Ticking away at our lives, little by little

Each on a side and a love bomb in the middle

You talk to me like a high priced lawyer

I watch you undress like a filthy voyeur

You take me by surprise

I smack you in the eyes

Do you think it’s wise

To tell me all those lies

Baby, I’m a weapon of your destruction

Don’t try to fool me with your false seduction

Being with you is like playing with fire.

Rubbing us together makes the sparks go higher

You like to add the fuel that puts you in danger

Why are you surprised when my actions get stranger?

You take me by surprise

I smack you in the eyes

Do you think it’s wise

To tell me all those lies

Baby, I’m a weapon of your destruction

Don’t try to fool me with your false seduction

You wait and see that it ain’t no use

I don’t even have to have a good excuse

A sideways look will send me into orbit

You’re responsible for the acts I commit

You take me by surprise

I smack you in the eyes

Do you think it’s wise

To tell me all those lies

Baby, I’m a weapon of your destruction

Don’t try to fool me with your false seduction

Okay, maybe “Love” isn’t the right word here, but I think Lix has been hurt before.  He doesn’t always talk about it.

Happy Reading!

Sonya

PNWA (Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association) Holiday Catalog

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Holiday season is here and with all those gift giving opportunities, now is a great time to give the gift of reading.  I belong to PNWA (Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association).  They have put together a wonderful holiday catalog (which does include both of my published books.)  They have books for every genre.  Check out the Holiday Catalog here.

“Space Tripping with the Shredded Orphans” is Live on Google Play

“Space Tripping with the Shredded Orphans” is Live on Google Play

Hello all another short post.  I’ll try to have a longer blog up soon.  My book is now Live on Google Play.  Thanks!

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