Welcome to the Saturday Spotlight a weekly event hosted by Tinasbookreviews. This feature shines the light on Debut and Indie authors, a very growing and popular group of writers. This week I have the pleasure introducing readers to:
Author of Silver and Stone
I'm a mother of two and wife of one. My day job is actually as an electroneurophysiology tech but since most people look like a dear in the head lights when I mention it, I didn't bother writing it into my author bio. I own a small photography business, which I absolutely love. I mostly write at night when the kids are asleep and I don't have toys and baby spit up flying at my head.
Indie publishing....hard road or good experience?
I won't lie; it wasn't easy. As a first time author I had no idea what I was actually getting myself into. I had to first figure how to even get my work out there, and then everything from the cover to the formatting and everything in between. It's a lot of work for one person, especially when that person is new to the literary world. That being said, indie publishing does have its advantages. Every decision is your own and so the author has total creative control.
What influenced you to write Silver and Stone?
While on maternity leave, I went on a YA paranormal romance bender so to speak. The more I read, the more annoyed I became with vampires. They're deadly sexy, we get it. But I kept thinking that there MUST be something else out there. That's where the character of Lucas took life and the Bloodlines series was born.
If you could pick a song that fit the mood of your book what would it be and why?
That's a tough one since the book touches so many different themes, but I would have to say Birdy's rendition of Skinny Love matches the dark melancholic mood of Silver and Stone.
What would you like readers to walk away with after reading your book?
I hope they walk away wanting more!
Whats on the horizon for Jennifer Thompson?
I'm hoping to complete the three book series by 2013. I also have another series in mind, though it's still only in the conceptual stages.
Jennifer, it sounds like your going to be busy writing away!!! Your book sounds really interesting, thank you for being on the spotlight today and best of luck to your writing career.
Today Jennifer is giving away one eBook copy of Silver and Stone. To enter please just leave a comment. Winner will be drawn June 2, 2012.
Silver and Stone
Welcome to high school high society hell. As if senior year at Weatherford Preparatory School wasn’t hard enough, sixteen year old Alexis Bardolph had to add school outcast to the curriculum.A new found notoriety following a family scandal, her lacrosse star boy-friend dumping her for a former BFF and a string of perpetually bad hair days were among the many things going wrong in her already turbulent teenage life. But when the haunting nightmares that have plagued her since childhood begin to take an eerily tangible form and several Holler Creek residents are reported missing, Alexis can’t help but wonder if there isn't more to her hellish dreams than meets the eye.
The unexpected arrival of a mysterious and dangerously handsome new student ultimately leads Alexis to troubling truths that not even her wildest imagination could have conjured.
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