Read Chapter One of @JenniferMEaton ‘s FIRE IN THE WOODS for free! Question and answer session after. @Month9Books

1 12 2014

sharonhughson:

This is THE BEST YA science fiction story I have ever read.
Check out the first five chapters FREE this week. If you can make it to Friday without buying the book, you have more willpower than I do.
For more information, you can read my review on http://www.sharonleehughson.com/blogs/fire-in-the-woods.

Originally posted on Jennifer M Eaton:

Woo-hoo! Here we go.

Day one of five chapters of FIRE IN THE WOODS. Enjoy!

Fire in the Woods Cover

Chapter 1

The walls shook.

My favorite sunset photograph crashed to the floor. Again.

Why the Air Force felt the need to fly so low over the houses was beyond me. Whole sky up there, guys. Geeze.

I picked up the frame and checked the glass. No cracks, thank goodness. I hung the photo back on the wall with the rest of my collection: landscapes, animals, daily living, the greatest of the great. Someday my photos would be featured in galleries across the country. But first I had to graduate high school and get my butt off Maguire Air Force Base.

One more year—that’s all that separated me from the real world. The clock wasn’t ticking fast enough. Not for me, at least.

Settling back down at my desk, I flipped through the pages of…

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Are We TRULY Thankful? Unseen Blessings that Can Change Our Lives

26 11 2014

sharonhughson:

I love how Kristen displays her “attitude of gratitude” in her blog posts.
If you can read through her list of “I’m thankful” statements without crying, you probably aren’t as hormonal as me *sighs, sniffles, wipes tears, blows nose*
I am thankful that my house hasn’t sold because it means I have a home filled with wonderful memories.
What are you thankful for?

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:

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PLEEEEAAASE. Just ONE enchilada. I will love you FOREVER!

One thing I’ve learned is that happiness is a fleeting shadow. Contentment and gratitude are all that last. When circumstances dictate how we feel? Just accept that life is going to feel as if we are strapped to Hell’s Tilt-A-Whirl.

Because cats will never puke on tile instead of carpet, cars break, sinks leak, pipes bust, bills come, illness happens, kids act up, family WILL make us nuts, work will suck, some people will NEVER learn not to CC ALL in an e-mail, and the news will always be filled with the worst examples of “humanity.” EVERY network will spew doom, gloom, division, hate and hopelessness.

On the other side of that?

We also live in a society that tells us everything should be a highlight reel, that everyone ELSE is living a highlight reel, when truth is? That’s a…

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Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.

19 11 2014

sharonhughson:

The amazing wisdom of an inventor and savvy businessman…

Originally posted on Don Charisma:


«Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.»

– Henry Ford


DonCharisma.com-logo-4 Charisma quotes are sponsored by DonCharisma.com – you dream it we built it … because – “anything is possible with Charisma”

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The Three “Acts” of a Writer’s Journey—From Newbie to Master

3 11 2014

sharonhughson:

Another brilliant post to keep young writers (and those of who are older but still new writers) moving ahead.
Most days lately, I haven’t even felt like an intermediate apprentice. I needed this encouragement today. Hope it gives you the determination to keep writing.

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:

Pirate Code=Writing Rules. Clearer now? :)

Pirate Code=Writing Rules. Clearer now? :)

The mark of a great storyteller is they make our job look easy. The story flows, pulls us in, and appears seamless. Many of us decided to become writers because we grew up loving books. Because good storytellers are masters of what they do, we can easily fall into a misguided notion that “writing is easy.” Granted there are a rare few exceptions, but most of us will go through three acts (stages) in this career if we stick it through.

Act One—The Neophyte

This is when we are brand new. We’ve never read a craft book and the words flow. We never run out of words to put on a page because we are like a kid banging away on a piano having fun and making up “music.” We aren’t held back or hindered by any structure or rules and we have amazing…

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Saturday Sit Down — With Jennifer M Eaton

26 10 2014

sharonhughson:

I reviewed this book right here last month when the eBook was released. I loved learning more about the inspiration behind the story.
If there are four books in the series, I will read them. If you haven’t read this book, please consider adding it to you TBR list, even if you aren’t a sci-fi fan (remember, I’m not).

Originally posted on jmmcdowell:

Seventeen-year-old Jess’s dream is to graduate High School and get away from her dull military-brat existence. But racing for her life across New Jersey with a boy she hardly knows is not quite what she had in mind.

David is alone, injured, and lost in the woods. When a young girl stumbles across him, he places his trust, and his life, in her hands. Will she lead him to safety, or right into the hands of the men he is hiding from?

It’s been a while, but I’m delighted to bring you another Saturday Sit Down post. Today, Jennifer M. Eaton joins us. The ebook edition of her novel Fire in the Woods was published in September by Month9Books, and the paperback has just been released. Why not settle into a comfortable seat and help me welcome Jennifer to the blog?

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Are internet marketers hijacking self-publishing?

17 02 2014

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New Location – Same Great Content

3 01 2014

Yeah, the old YEAR will be gone soon, too.

New Year: New Location

The creator of Sharon Lee Hughson’s World invites you to continue exploring this and other realities with her at her new location: www.sharonleehughson.com.  This blog has served its purpose and finished its course. This is the final post in this location.

It’s a new year. We have a new location, but we don’t want to lose any of our old friends. See you over at the new author webpage.








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