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Programming Note

Lots of thought has gone into this, and I’ve realized that I’m spread a bit too thin at the moment. I’m juggling a full-time job, writing my second novel, still doing promotional work for my debut novel, and myriad other things. As a result, blogging has fallen by the wayside. It isn’t that I don’t enjoy blogging – I do – I just don’t have as much free time as I once did to post…

Great Storms That Begin Small

I have spent the last month or so doing my best to get my life right. I don’t mean that on any dramatic, over-the-top, monumental scale. I only mean in terms of writing, working on my “brand,” and finalizing plans for future projects. It is a lot. That is definitely not an over-exaggeration; I actually do have a lot on my plate. And, it’s fantastic! That is not a complaint at all. I am absolutely…

More to Come!

One year ago, Always Ametra was launched. I realized that it was time to write in my own voice and under my own name, and though I wasn’t sure how long of a journey this would be, I still wanted to follow through. Since then, SO many wonderful things have happened. I’ll share them all as the time comes, but I’m glad to focus on a couple of them for now. My debut novel, Duality, is…

Character Profiles

I’ve decided to do something new and fun. Because I had so much fun crafting the book trailer for Duality, I decided to take it a step further with the creation of character profile videos. These will be spoiler-free in that, while giving a bit of insight into the character, will not give away any of the plot. I’m also only going to do two of them – maybe three. I hope you’ll enjoy them.

Duality

She crouched, shivering as she forced her body deep inside the crowded closet. Wiping the tears from her cheeks, she couldn’t help shuddering as her fingertips grazed the clots of blood and flesh that she’d been sprayed with. Gritting her teeth, she fought to maintain control though she felt the bile rising as her stomach churned. An ear-splitting scream mingled with the guttural gurgles that resembled mirthful cackling. She heard panting and the indelicate, wet…

Very Special Announcement

A mistake, albeit it one that I’ve come to appreciate and squeal over for the last hour or so, has caused the paperback version of Duality to be made available on Amazon ahead of the November 10 publication date. I cannot change this and I’ve decided that I wouldn’t if I could. I will instead take it, run with it, scream over it (flailing hands, included), and share the news! The Kindle version is available…

What Did I Do Differently?

As we get closer to the release date for Duality on 11/10, I’ve been dealing with a lot of thoughts and feelings associated with the publication of my first novel. I’ve been writing since I was 13 years old. Along the way, I’ve had countless dreams of what it would be like to see my name featured on the cover of a book. I’ve been in touch with publishing companies – both traditional and vanity…

Cleared For Landing

After the release date for Duality was announced and the book trailer was released, I took some much-needed time off to relax and regroup. It felt as though a huge weight was removed and I could have collapsed into a gooey pile of happiness. Now that I’ve had that break, however, it’s time to get back to work. I initially planned to write a lengthy and involved post on what the editing process was like…

And All To Do Again!

The response to both the announcement of the release date for Duality as well as to the book trailer has been phenomenal. I am so grateful for the support and encouragement that I’ve received, for the leads on helpful resources that I can utilize moving forward, and to those who have kindly volunteered to assist in beta reading the next as well as future novels. I have a vacation coming up, but it’ll be a working…

The Shriek Heard ‘Round the World

On November 10, 2018, my debut novel – Duality – will be released! As some of you know, that is also my birthday in addition to the one-year anniversary of my blog’s inception. Furthermore, it will be my goal to release a new novel every year on the same date. I’ll be getting gifts on November 10th, and so will you! I am SO happy and excited right now that this won’t be a full post…