Caylee Anthony

Caylee Anthony

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

My Journey Into Writing

My journey into writing started when I was 13. I had always loved reading and wanted to create my own stories to share with others. I had even taken  creative writing and journalism classes in high school. I am always happy when writing.
 I realized being as shy as I was, that I could best express myself through writing. I started keeping journals that I could use as inspiration for my writing.I also keep a notebook of quotes as inspiration.  Between the ages of 13 and 32 I had started over 200 stories.
One day in 2002 I decided to try my hand at poetry and instantly fell in love with it. Between 2002 and 2010 I had written almost 300 poems.Sadly in September of 2012 I lost almost all of those stories and poems in a fire.
I didn't let that stop me from getting back on my feet and writing again. I just recently finished my first novel. It has been sent to the betas and is in the editing stages. I am currently getting together a book of poetry as well.
I've seen my publishing dreams come true when 2 of my poems were included in Vol 1 of Authors Against Bullying. It is an honor to be involved in something like this. All proceeds from sales go to charity. I have a short story coming soon in Vol. 2.


 I have learned that writing is my way to get through. Without writing I am nothing. I hope that through my writing I can help others as well.
 I hope ya'll enjoyed my journey into writing. Until next time! Later days!!!!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015


Title: Blissful Valentine

Author:Amy L. Gale


Hosted By:Beautiful Promotions

Straight-laced 19-year-old Brooke Powers has two goals: First, avoid the party scene and all the drama and disaster that go along with it. Second, focus on attaining her Marketing and Business degrees. When her roommate begs her to attend a fraternity party she reluctantly obliges, but gets more than she bargained for when she meets enticingly charismatic fraternity brother, Dean Parker. After a mishap causes her to wake up in the worst possible place she can imagine, she vows to stay away from anything or anyone fraternity related. Staying away from Dean is a daily battle, one she's slowly losing. When her feelings conjure up old demons from the past, her strategically planned future turns into chaos. Brooke is desperate to keep herself on track. Will Dean be her downfall or is he exactly what she needs?




He stops and meets
my gaze, then bends down and grabs a mound of snow, packing into a
tight ball. He takes a step back and winds his arm, throwing the
snowball straight and fast. It smacks against the metal sign on the
far end of the small pond near a cluster of benches, breaking off
into a multitude of pieces.He wipes his hands
off on his pants.
I shake my head. “Noway, I throw like a girl.
His picks up a mound
of snow and packs it together, forming a perfect sphere. He hands me
the snowball and stands behind me, pressing his body against mine. My
heartbeats thump against my chest, causing a surge of adrenaline to
rush through my veins. I tremble, holding the snowball in my right
hand. At least I can blame the cold for my shaky arm. He runs his
hand down to my wrist and pulls it back, up toward my shoulder.
He rests his head on
my shoulder and talks softly into my ear. “Pull your arm back to
here and step forward at the same time you throw.” He moves to the
Goosebumps form on
my neck from his warm breath gliding against my cool skin. My stomach
goes nothing.
I stare at the metal No Parking sign and pull my arm back, throwing
the snowball as I step forward. Tiny fragments of snow fly through
the air. A direct hit.
I clap my hands and
bounce up and down on my toes. “Holy crap, I actually did it. I
didn’t think I could hit the broad side of a barn.” Dean comes
over and raises his hand to give me a high five. I lunge forward and
pull him into a hug, before I realize what I’m doing. My chest
tightens and heat creeps across my cheek.
He wraps his arms
around my waist and presses his body against mine. I step back and
ease away, dropping my arms to my sides. “We better head back, I’ve
still got lots of physics studying to do if I plan on passing the
He rubs the back of
his neck and nods.
I slide my frozen
hands into my pockets and hold them in tight fists. Note to self:
I think I’m finished embarrassing myself I’m usually wrong
The perfect
untouched blanket of snow moves into an array of chaos as we turn the
corner to my apartment. My heart beats faster with each step I take
forward. This walk is taking forever. If I don’t get away from Dean
soon, I may end up doing something else I shouldn’t. I mean, we’re
just friends. I take a deep breath and slowly exhale as we approach
my driveway.
I dig in my purse
and pull out my keys. “Thanks for my victory celebration.”
He places his hand
in the small of my back on our way toward my steps. “First of
many.” His hand moves to my waist.
Summersaults take
over my stomach. I step onto the first step. My boot slips along the
rim of the concrete edge covered in a thin layer of ice and instantly
it knocks me off balance. My hands flail through the air, desperately
trying to grab onto anything.
Dean jumps into
action, catching me before my head smacks against the hard sidewalk.
I grab onto his sculpted bicep and pull myself to my feet.
Fire burns through
my cheeks, which are no doubt fire-engine red. I drop my chin to my
chest and hunch my shoulders. He lifts my chin and gazes into my
eyes. My heart pounds against the walls of my chest. Electric
shockwaves flows through my veins. He leans in closer. My lips part
and lava flows through my body. He tucks a stray strand of hair
behind my ear. “I knew you’d fall for me sooner or later.” He
places a soft kiss on my cheek and takes a step back, turning and
walking away.

Romance author by night, pharmacist by day, Amy Gale loves rock music and the feel of sand between her toes.She attended Wilkes University where she graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. In addition to writing, she enjoys baking, scary movies, rock concerts, and reading books at the beach. She lives in the lush forest of Northeastern Pennsylvania with her husband, six cats, and golden retriever.

1. Can you tell us a bit about the main characters.

Brooke Powers is goal-oriented freshman who wants to focus on her studies and avoid the party scene along with all the trouble that goes along with it.
Dean Parker is an enticingly charismatic fraternity brother and star player on Lakeview U's baseball team.When Brooke's roommate drags her to a fraternity party, an unexpected mishap causes her wake up in Dean's bed throwing her strategically planned future into complete chaos.

2. How did you think of this story? What inspired you?

Since Dean and Brooke were already a couple in Blissful Tragedy, I wanted to elaborate on their awesome relationship. I decided to go back in time to the girls college years and tell the story. I have to be honest, I was inspired by some of my great college memories.

3. Is there anything special you would like your readers to know about Blissful Valentine?

Valentine's Day isn't always complete bliss.

4. Do you get writers block? How do you cure it?

I think every writer gets writers block at some point or another. I try and look to other sources to cure it, like music or re-watching some of my favorite movies for inspiration.

5. Top 5 Favorite Books

1. Beautiful Disaster
2. The Notebook
3. Fifty Shades of Grey
4. Dark Love
5. Thoughtless

6. I know you are a huge music fan AND Led Zeppelin fan. What songs help you write?

I usually come up with a play list based on the book I'm writing. When I wrote Blissful Valentine, I listened to Thank You by Led Zeppelin, Love Song by Tesla, Lay it on the Line by Triumph, Caught up in you by 38 Special, I Can't Fight this Feeling Anymore by REO Speedwagon, My Kinda Lover by Billy Squire, and Talk Dirty to Me by Poison.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Trancing The Tiger Released Today!

Today is the release day for Rachael Slate's Trancing The Tiger.

Delve into a world steeped in tradition and superstition…
After her parents become infected with the Red Death, Lucy Yeoh flees to Malaysia seeking answers. Everything in this closed-off section of the world is paradise—from the lush tropical climate to her sexy new neighbor, Sheng…who just might be delusional. He claims the Plague God unleashed the Red Death and only a circle of Chinese Zodiac spirit animals can cleanse the Earth. Even more, he insists she’s one of them: the Rabbit. Long furry ears and fluffy bunny tail included.

He’ll show her how to fight to save the world…
As the Chosen of the Tiger, the burden of restoring balance to the world has fallen onto Li Sheng’s shoulders. When he discovers that the ally he’s long awaited, the Dragon, is actually just the Rabbit, Sheng is quick to dismiss Lucy. If only she’d stay dismissed. Lucy’s Rabbit refuses to cooperate, undermining the authority of his Tiger at every turn…and seducing him to the limits of his darkest desires. He’s not supposed to want her. Not when he needs the spirit circle complete and she’s their weakest link.

She’ll show him a love worth fighting the world to save…
Sheng’s enemies draw closer, and not everyone wants Lucy alive. Together, they’ll have to navigate a treacherous world where a line between duty and their hearts has been drawn between them. They must either sacrifice one, or find a way to surrender to both.

About The Author:

Rachael Slate resides on the West Coast of Canada with her husband and two children—or as she likes to call them, her own little blended world. One of the best parts about sharing in her husband’s Chinese-Malaysian culture is definitely the food—and the awesome celebrations!

Rachael writes stories that blend the lines between mythology, reality, and fantasy. In her worlds, you’ll encounter strong, sexy alpha males and the capable women who challenge them. And always, scorching hot romance.

To find out more about Rachael Slate, visit her website at or sign up for her newsletter to learn about upcoming releases at

Rachael would love to hear from you.

You can email her at or find her on social media here:

I received an ARC of this book and instantly fell in love with it. I enjoyed the story of Lucy and Sheng. Rachael has outdone herself with her debut novel. Anyone can enjoy this story. Book #1 in the Chinese Zodiac Romance series.  Rachael has put a twist on the zodiac and will hook you from the first line.

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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Sizzle by Sarah O'Rourke On Sale

"Spend Valentine's Day with the Devil!  Grab your ebook of SIZZLE now for only 99 CENTS (or free on Kindle Unlimited!) thru 2/13 and go from giggles to gasps with Sarah O'Rourke's erotic romantic comedy!  Read it now before the novella sequel comes out in late February 2015!  --- >>> "

My favorite books

  • Rebels At The Gate
  • The Father Factor
  • Jacob's Girls
  • James Patterson's Books
  • A Seperate Peace
  • The Pearl
  • A Christmas Carol
  • The Hunt For Hawke's Daughter
  • Charlotte's Web
  • A Child Called "IT"
  • Sugar Baby

My Favorite Authors

  • Janie King Crouch
  • Elizabeth Heiter
  • Lynn Rush
  • Kelly Hashway
  • Langston Hughes
  • John Knowles
  • John Stienbeck
  • Charles Dickens
  • Max Lucado
  • James Patterson
  • Jean Barrett
  • Karen Young

My Favorite Movies

  • Kickin It Old Skool
  • Meet The Robinsons
  • My Girl
  • 30 Days of Night
  • Free Willy
  • Beauty and the Beast