Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Make Believe Blog Tour
Okay, I think I got my act together to tell you about Lynda's new story.
Lynda Young’s short story titled Birthright, published by J. Taylor Publishing in the Make Believe anthology, launched a couple of days ago. Make Believe is currently available in e-book format and includes Paranormal Romance and Fantasy stories inspired by the image on the cover. Congratulations, Lynda!
Birthright by Lynda Young
Christa can mask the pain and hide the scars, but running from a birthright is impossible.
She’s tried to escape her grief by fleeing to a small town in Florida. Much to her frustration, the locals think they recognize her even though she's never been there before. To make things worse, a man named Jack spouts outrageous theories about her.
Both spur Christa to bolt, to start fresh yet again, but there’s something about Jack that intrigues her enough to stay. The only problem? Someone else wants her to leave, and they won’t stop until she’s dead.
LyndaYoung lives in Sydney, Australia, with her sweetheart of a husband who is her rock, and a cat who believes world domination starts in the home. She writes speculative short stories and is currently writing novels for young adults. In her spare time she also dabbles in photography and all things creative. You can find her here: Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads
Purchase Make Believe: J Taylor Publishing, Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Lynda, way to go! You are an amazing writer and I'm so excited for you!
One quick story before I go:
Do you remember how my kids were making fun of me for being a psychotic basket case musician after we went to see the Cincinnati Symphony perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony? Well, guess what? My daughter actually asked me to teach her a new song on the piano. (She hasn't wanted to learn anything for about three years!) I taught her Ode to Joy, which is the theme from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. She practiced it for a half hour. (My husband of course, came in and complained about it, ranting about Beethoven being a senile old guy.)
Later, after I had practiced the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, I heard my son humming the melody from the second movement.
I think there may be hope for them!
Posted by Sherry Ellis at 6:00 AM
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Sounds like there may be rope indeed. Or maybe it's some kind of trick, you never know. Nice book to that you show!ReplyDelete
Yeah, it's probably just a trick!Delete
I think the book is grand. I hope Lynda gets a lot of sales!Delete
Congrats to Lynda! Her story sounds fantastic!ReplyDelete
How great that your kids are loving the music. :)
Yes! Now if I could only convert my husband...LOL!Delete
Birthright sounds like an interesting story. I like listening to Ode to Joy especially on the piano. Yay to your daughter and son for embracing music.ReplyDelete
I hope they continue!Delete
Oh my gosh! There's hope! LOL. I was raised very classical with intense training too, and I want the same for my kids... I'm hoping they love it like I do! *crosses fingers*ReplyDelete
And go Lynda! <3
I know how you feel. It was so hard being a professional classical musician and not having kids who were interested in it!Delete
Congrats to Lynda!ReplyDelete
I'm glad the kids are coming aling with the music.
At least for now!Delete
We must hope for our children. If we don't, then who will? That book cover is beautiful.ReplyDelete
I think the cover looks great, too!Delete
My mom was a piano teacher. I was awful at that, but played the string bass in school pretty well. I've always felt blessed by my musical education, and I hope your kids can get that too.ReplyDelete
Congrats to Lynda for her story - it sounds wonderful! :-)
At least you played the bass. I think every kid should play something.Delete
Thank you so much, Sherry!! You are wonderful for posting about Make Believe. I really appreciate it!!!ReplyDelete
You're welcome! Best of luck with it! Hugs!Delete
It's so nice to recognize a fellow blogger being mentioned elsewhere in the Blogosphere. :DReplyDelete
We try to support each other. It really helps!Delete
So happy to see Lynda and her book on your blog!ReplyDelete