5 People Who Made Chasing the Sun Possible

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

I should warn you: the acknowledgements page in Chasing the Sun is one of the most difficult things I’ve ever had to write. Not because I found it hard to thank people, but because I found it hard to type straight as I ugly-cried at my laptop, reminiscing about everyone who helped turn this dream into reality. And when I was done writing it, I had to edit the Acknowledgements…

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Finding the Universal in Unfamiliar Places

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

I moved around a lot as a child, but I grew up mostly in Miami, a city which people are constantly moving in and out of. I suppose that’s part of what made it feel like home. In Miami, when you meet someone, it’s not unusual that they’ll ask your name, followed by “Where are you from?” It’s not the question you think it is. It’s not: where did you…

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GUEST AUTHOR || Julie Anne Lindsey On Phobias and Writing in Different Genres + ARC Giveaway of DECEIVED

Saturday, September 14, 2013

We are pleased to welcome Julie Anne Lindsey as our guest today. Julie is a self-proclaimed word nerd who would rather read than almost anything else. She started writing to make people smile. Someday she plans to change the world. Most days you’ll find her online, amped up on caffeine and wielding a book. Julie’s newest novel, DECEIVED, is available September 18th on Amazon Barnes & Noble Book Depository and…

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Shaking Off the Nervous Daze of First Days

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

I’m pretty good about remembering things, but for the life of me I can’t remember anything specific about my first days of school. I suspect it’s because they always felt like I was walking through a foggy cloud of nerves. As a kindergartener, I was entering a new world, learning a new language, and all I remember is my teacher showing me how to tie my shoes. Of course I…

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Making Sense of the Inexplicable: The Events that Inspired Chasing the Sun

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

For everything we know, there’s a lot more about it we don’t know. From my own family history, I knew this much: when I was a child still living in my birthplace of Lima, Peru, my grandfather was kidnapped for ransom. I knew my father was the one tasked with waiting by the phone for the kidnappers to call, in hopes of negotiating with them. I knew my grandfather was…

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