Monday, December 30, 2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

It's hard to believe another year has slipped by. On January 12th it will my blogs first anniversary,and much has happened since then. My first novel, Wickedly They Come has been published by Black Opal Books. With my second novel, TALLAS to be released in February. Black Opal Books is a small press and they are wonderful to work with. And they are accepting submissions.

I have been extremely fortunate to be represented by The Belcastro Literary Agency. My two fantastic agents, Sharon Belcastro and Ella Marie Mohan Shupe have helped me tremendously with my writing. (Ella Marie--love your suggestions. You and Sharon are always right-on)

I am a writer. I am truly humbled to be an author. I am working harder to become a better writer than a year ago. For me writing doesn't come easy. It's a process of exhaustive mental contemplation. 

I am very grateful to have met so many online, supportive friends over this past year and hope to meet many more. I feel like we've become a great, big family!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!


If anyone is interested in helping me with a a cover reveal during the month of January, please let me know. 



36 comments:

  1. Your second book in just two months - that's awesome!
    Willing to help with cover reveal and a tour if you do one.

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    1. Alex, actually it's been 6 months since the release of my debut novel. But time flies. Thank you for your help.

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  2. Happy early anniversary! So cool how you've been blogging for nearly a year now, and that your second book is about to be released, too. Yay you! :)

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  3. This sounds amazing!

    www.modernworld4.blogspot.com

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  5. Congratulations Cathrina, you must feel so pyched up!

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  6. Congrats on your debut and your upcoming release! Hope this is the start of a great year for you! :)

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  7. Happy New Year and congratulations on being published and your upcoming anniversary!

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    1. Thank you Grace. The year went by sooo fast.

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  8. Sounds like you've had a really good 2013, and 2014 is promising! Hope it continues :)
    Suzanne @ Suzannes Tribe
    x

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  9. So glad to be teammates. Congrats on this and next year's sucess.

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    1. I like that were teammates too, Julie. You crack me up!

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  10. Sounds like you had an awesome year. May 2014 be even better. ;-)

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  11. Congrats on your accomplishments in 2013 and wishing you many more for the coming year! Wishing you a Happy and A Safe New Years!

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    1. Thank you Gossip Girl, Happy New Year and Good Luck to you Too.

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  12. Wow! Sounds like you had a wonderful year. May 2014 be fabulous!

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  13. I'm glad I was with you for 2013. It's been a great ride and I look forward to even greater things in 2014.

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    1. Yes it has, Nana. I'm so glad we connected, it's been fantastic. See you next year!

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  14. Wow, take a big bow....your 1st published novel!! All the best in 2014.

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  15. How awesome Cathrina!!!!

    Congrats on your second book! We are a great, big family! ALL the best for 2014!

    I would love to help with your reveal.... Just give me an idea when...

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

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  16. Hi Cathrina,
    I nominated you for a blogging award. Please stop by www.dhdunne.blogspot.com to find out more. Congratulations and Happy New Year!

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  17. Happy New Year, Cathrina! I know what you mean about all the mental effort to become a better writer. It's amazing how far you can come in a short time with the right encouragement and a nudge in the right direction. =)

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    1. Happy New Year Crystal. Yes, we need to be surrounded by people filled with encouragement.

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  18. Happy New Year. I'm wishing you much success in 2014.

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  19. What a wonderful year you had in 2013! Hoping that 2014 is another fabulous year for you. :) How exciting that you are coming up on one year blogging and that you have had so much going on with your books! Wishing you much success. :)

    ~Jess

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  20. Happy One Year Anniversary Blogging! It's been great getting to know you this past year and I wish you all the best in 2014. I'd love to help with a cover reveal. I see two others have already offered - I don't know if you do more than one, if so, let me know :) Or you're more than welcome to visit my blog to promote your new release any time you'd like.

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