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My Fantasy Novel (The Rage of Saints) has Published!

  I am very excited to announce the release of the second novel in the Shadow Watch series of teen epic fantasy novels! This book has been so much work, but has brought so much joy along the way. I've grown a lot as a writer, and according to the early reviews, this one is… Continue reading My Fantasy Novel (The Rage of Saints) has Published!

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A Rockstar Book Tour: The Shadow’s Watch Series by S.A. Klopfenstein, with a Fancast by the Author

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Today’s feature is about The Shadow’s Watch series by S.A. Klopfenstein. Rockstar Book Tours brings a tour of interviews, spotlights, and more together to celebrate the newest book in the series, The Rage of Saints. I want to thank Rockstar for having me on the tour and S.A. Klopfenstein for their guest post, a fancast of characters from the series.

Be sure to check out all the stops on the Tour Schedule below as well as the giveaway, in which one winner (US only) will win finished copies of the first two books in the Shadow’s Watch series.

The Shadow’s Watch (Book One)

Book 1Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Goodreads | Indiebound

Published: 15 May 2018

Publisher: Guardian Grey Publishing

Category: Fantasy

For centuries, the Oshan Empire has ruled the New World with terror and blood. The Watchers have been eradicated, and their sorcery is but…

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My Top Reads for 2018

I read 37 books this year, 19 were non-fiction, 18 were fiction. There were so many I enjoyed, but these were my five star reads. MEMOIRS Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates Written as a letter to his son, this memoir offers an honest depiction of race in 21st century America. Toni Morrison… Continue reading My Top Reads for 2018

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Cover Reveal: The Rage of Saints (Shadow Watch Book 2)

Very excited to reveal the stunning cover for my next novel, The Rage of Saints! This is book 2 of The Shadow Watch series, and if you loved book 1, I think you will love this one even more! Official Release Date: March 26 Pre-Order now available here. Blurb:  The Shadow Watch has been undone.… Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Rage of Saints (Shadow Watch Book 2)

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Update on Shadow Watch Book 2 (The Rage of Saints)

Time for a much-needed update on the second book of The Shadow Watch: The Rage of Saints is complete, has gone through the first rounds of edits, and is now off to a few early beta readers. And the response so far... they are loving it!     This second book has been a lot… Continue reading Update on Shadow Watch Book 2 (The Rage of Saints)

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My Self-Publishing Diary (Week One Rundown)

Here are some reflections on my first week in self-publishing: Week One of the launch of my first book, THE SHADOW WATCH, has been a blast, as well as a huge learning experience! Went into this with a small ARC team and I'm mostly postponing advertising until I get more reviews. Did a 99c deal… Continue reading My Self-Publishing Diary (Week One Rundown)

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My Self Publishing Diary (Launch Day)

It has been a couple days since the launch of my first self-published novel, THE SHADOW WATCH, a YA epic fantasy. Some quick background: I enrolled in KDP Select, so my Ebook is only available through Amazon. I published my paperback through Createspace, and though I may branch out later, right now, it is only… Continue reading My Self Publishing Diary (Launch Day)

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My Indie Fantasy Novel is now Published!

It is officially my book's birthday! After two years of hard work, my epic fantasy novel THE SHADOW WATCH is now out in the world! I cannot believe that the day has finally come, and I can't tell you how many butterflies came as I hit "Publish." DAY ONE has been a fun day! I… Continue reading My Indie Fantasy Novel is now Published!

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My Self-Publishing Journey (three weeks from launch)

My fantasy novel, The Shadow Watch, is now up for pre-order on Amazon. I have received my proofs, and I am wrapping up my final-final read of the book, IN PRINT. ARCs are sent off. The early reviews are trickling in on Goodreads. All this hard work for the past two years is nearly done.… Continue reading My Self-Publishing Journey (three weeks from launch)

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Behind the Scenes of My Fantasy Novel – “The Shadow Watch”

The following is a behind the scenes look at my new fantasy novel The Shadow Watch, coming out on May 15, as well as a glance at things to come after the Shadow Watch series. The questions came from an interview for a group on Wattpad.   How did you come up with the title of your… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of My Fantasy Novel – “The Shadow Watch”