Wednesday, September 1, 2021

#IWSG @TheIWSG #NewRelease #Relaunch #DontForgetToBreathe #SALE #WriterSupportGroup


Join Alex J. Cavanaugh and a multitude of writer's in this monthly hop to help support one another!

Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all kinds! 

The first Wednesday of every month is officially Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. Talk about your doubts and the fears you have conquered. Discuss your struggles and triumphs. Offer a word of encouragement for others who are struggling. Visit others in the group and connect with your fellow writer - aim for a dozen new people each time - and return comments. This group is all about connecting!

Let’s rock the neurotic writing world!

Our Twitter handle is @TheIWSG and hashtag is #IWSG 

How do you define success as a writer? Is it holding your book in your hand? Having a short story published? Making a certain amount of income from your writing? 

After a boatload of rejections, and then, when that 1 publisher says, "Yes!" That's a Happy Dance moment!!

Lately though, A successful writing journey, for me, comes with those 2 words ~ The End.  And then, after all the drafts, revisions, editing, polishing, and finally holding the book in my hands, that's success. It feels amazing! 

Today is Launch Day for 
Don't Forget To Breathe

Leocadia arrives home from school to find her mom’s body. Unaware that the killer still lingers, she rushes to her mother’s side, only to be grabbed from behind. And everything fades to black.

Leo has been battling personal demons after a year of retrograde amnesia. She’s been having vivid dreams of that day. And her dreams are getting worse—she’s starting to remember. Two more bodies are discovered and they are oddly linked to her mom’s unsolved homicide.

Leo befriends her new neighbor. He’s eager to visit Star Hallow’s notorious haunted mansion. It’s located on a deserted cul-de-sac where she once lived and where her mom was murdered. But it’s the Lucien Estate, the mansion next door to her old home, where they happen upon misty ghosts, ghosts that just might help to unravel the homicides.

Will Leo's memories send her reeling into a relapse, or will she be able to overcome her demons to find her mother’s killer – only to become the next victim? 

It will be on SALE for $0.99 cents for 3 days only!!!

**Also, there is a GIVEAWAY**

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  1. Congratulations on the relaunch! I hope to have the same kind of success someday. Happy IWSG Day

  2. Every completed step is a success.

  3. Yes, typing THE END is a great way to measure success. It takes me a long time to get there. Congrats on your book launch!

  4. Congratulations! I have shared your books with another.

  5. Congrats on the re-release of your book!

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  7. Hi Cathrina, love your book's title. Wishing you loads of success.

  8. It is darned exciting the write those two words after spending so much time creating a story. Congrats on relaunching. Here's to another big success.

  9. Congratulations! I wish I had put something on my blog today, but I'm thinking of doing something next week or so. Would you be interested in an interview, guest post, or a shout-out? Let me know.

  10. Reaching the end, even of a totally messy first draft, is definitely a success moment!

  11. Congratulations. Reaching 'The End' is always worth celebrating.

  12. Congratulations! Oh yes, reaching the end is always so very satisfying. :)

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  14. Congrats on your new release. Yes, holding the book in your hand--that's success!!