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« Reply #50 on: July 19, 2017, 05:35:19 PM »
This week's post #2 I deleted the last one.

I posted the prologue to my next book on my Goodreads page and in doing so realised that it was not the opening it could be, so I changed it!  :o :o

Book 4 - Harriet

FYI a book one spoiler in this...
https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/573768-redway-acres-book---4-harriet

Hoping to publish it before the end of the month!

Thanks for listening!  8)

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« Reply #51 on: July 26, 2017, 03:37:58 PM »
Exciting day when the paperback proof of book 4 arrives!   :o

Planning on releasing the kindle and paperback versions at the same time. First time I'm doing that.  8)

Editing almost done. A read through this proof, check page numbers and headers and we'll be golden - like this cover!



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« Reply #52 on: August 02, 2017, 02:26:43 PM »
Got a couple of nice reviews on Goodreads for 'Helena' recently. It's keeping me motivated during editing Harriet. Sorry I did not get her published in July - soon. I promise... soon.

Real life gets in the way!  :o

"Just loved Helena! Can't wait to read the next one!"

"As I kept reading and following the journey of Helena and her family I became more and more invested in the story. Their challenges, sometimes expected and often times unexpected, drew me into their beautiful homes and made me smile, laugh and cry. I also fell just a bit in love with Nathaniel!"

Trish 8)


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« Reply #53 on: August 09, 2017, 03:57:53 PM »
I'm hoping one more week before I publish Harriet!!   :o :o

In the meantime, here's a Martha meme.  :D :-*

Thanks.

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« Reply #54 on: August 16, 2017, 08:27:58 AM »
Hitting the publish button.... Friday... possibly Saturday  :o :o :o

I hope.

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« Reply #55 on: August 23, 2017, 09:05:13 AM »
I did it! In the wee hours of the past Friday night/Saturday morning I hit publish on Book 4 - Harriet.

Here's a link to the preview on Amazon. I hope you like it. If you read it, write me a review!
https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B074XTM2G4&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_uyANzb1ZR5GRZ



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« Reply #56 on: August 30, 2017, 11:21:03 AM »
Redway Acres: Book 2 - Maria (ebook version) is currently available for $2.99!  :o :o :o

Grab your copy on Amazon now... ;D
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01IL6L0G2/ref=series_dp_rw_ca_2



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« Reply #57 on: September 06, 2017, 10:01:23 AM »
Hi,

Redway Acres Book 2 - Maria is still only $2.99! (ebook)
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01IL6L0G2/ref=series_dp_rw_ca_2

Here's a meme to peak your interest.  :o



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« Reply #58 on: September 13, 2017, 12:44:12 PM »
Hi all,

What news? School started - forms galore to fill in. Work busy - conference for parents happening in October. All fun, but minimal time for writing.

I updated my character and plot spreadsheet and did make a start on Book 5 - Amelia's book.  :o

I got a nice review yesterday about all the books, but the reviewer said Martha was her favorite, so here's a Martha meme!

Enjoy your day folks!

Trish  8)



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« Reply #59 on: September 20, 2017, 12:56:46 PM »
I decided it was time for a blog!

This one is about the songs that make me think of my first three books, and why!

Soundtrack-2-My-Life
Strictly speaking, the title of this blog should be Soundtrack 2 My Books! I dont know if you are like me, but I often find myself singing a song that has been triggered by a word or phrase someone has said. For example, I was on a conference call with my boss when she had to leave her desk momentarily. We had been discussing a person we had given an award to called Kiki and Dont Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John and Kiki Dee sprang to my mind. I started singing it, unaware that I was still on speaker at her end and could be heard by all in the vicinity! Oo-oo! Nobody knows it, Nobody know-ah-ows, When I was down, I was your clown!

I do love to sing in the car or the shower (rather loudly) and I often find myself thinking of my characters or a situation they find themselves in, when I hear a particular song. So, I decided to create a Spotify Playlist called Redway Acres Books 1-3 which contains the songs that either feature in those books, or makes me think of them... [continue reading at this link]
www.redwayacres.com/single-post/2017/09/20/Soundtrack-2-My-Life

The list of the songs is public on Spotify, but I believe you can listen to about 30 seconds of each song without needing to sign up.

Keep reading folks!  :P

Trish  8)


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« Reply #60 on: September 27, 2017, 10:10:30 AM »
HEADS UP!!!!

Redway Acres: Book 3 - Martha ebook is on sale for a few days $1.99 instead of $4.99.
https://www.amazon.com/Redway-Acres-Book-3-Martha-ebook/dp/B06XCS9B68/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Get your copy while you can.  :o ;D



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« Reply #61 on: October 04, 2017, 06:14:46 PM »
Got some bookmarks made for a conference.



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« Reply #62 on: October 11, 2017, 09:58:26 AM »
Here is a Harriet meme for your entertainment!  :o :o



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« Reply #63 on: October 19, 2017, 02:53:21 PM »
Had a great day at CT Family Support Network's #OneVoice2017 conference today. We talked about self care and how important it is for parents who have children with special needs. Writing Redway Acres books is my self care!

I've already made a start on Book 5  :o 8) :o 8)

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« Reply #64 on: October 26, 2017, 01:59:24 PM »
For a bit of fun, I started a group on Facebook...

Redway Acres Book Club
https://www.facebook.com/groups/RedwayAcresBookClub/

Feel free to join, but watch out for spoilers (I will try to warn when possible! :o)

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« Reply #65 on: November 02, 2017, 03:33:50 PM »
Not much writing this week, so let's have a Harriet meme!

 ;D ;D ;D :o :o :o 8) 8) 8)



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« Reply #66 on: November 09, 2017, 01:46:42 PM »
If you are a fan. Here's how to help!

You can contact me on my FB page Redway Acres, Twitter @RedwayAcres or under the CONTACT tab on my website www.redwayacres.com

Thank you.  :-*



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« Reply #67 on: November 16, 2017, 03:00:08 PM »
Book six - Amelia, is in the works. I'm up to chapter 11 of my first draft and my draft readers are enjoying it.

Adriana, my wonderful cover artist is home from college over Thanksgiving and is going to start a sketch for me. Exciting stuff.

Don't drive yourself crazy with your Thankgiving prep people!



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« Reply #68 on: November 23, 2017, 01:28:22 PM »
Spent the morning cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Now the dilemma is whether to write or clear up the kitchen?

I went with writing. I want to keep my draft readers going with plenty to read while they allow their turkey to digest.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING everyone.



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« Reply #69 on: November 30, 2017, 03:16:50 PM »
Writing, real life, writing, real life, writing, real life! Story of my life right now.   :-[ :-[

I'm hoping Amelia (aka book 6) will be published around February. that seems to be the month for me as book 1 was published in February 2015 and Book 3 in February 2016.

Thanks for listening and enjoy December folks!

Count down to Christmas starts here.  :o :o

Trish
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« Reply #70 on: December 07, 2017, 08:51:03 AM »
Here is how to connect with all things Redway Acres...

This feed!
www.redwayacres.com
@RedwayAcres
#RedwayAcres
https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=Redway+acres
https://www.facebook.com/RedwayAcres/?ref=bookmarks
https://www.facebook.com/groups/RedwayAcresBookClub/

Contact/Ask questions here...
https://www.redwayacres.com/contact
Message on the FB page above or post in the FB Group (after joining)
Or ask the author on Goodreads (pick a book and scroll down)

Talking about my books is my superpower!



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« Reply #71 on: December 14, 2017, 06:18:40 AM »
My second book (ebook version) is free this week, ending tomorrow (12/15).  :D :D

Can be read on its own without reading book 1 first).  8)

Get your copy quick! :o :o
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01IL6L0G2/ref=series_dp_rw_ca_2




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« Reply #72 on: December 22, 2017, 01:02:21 PM »
To celebrate my finishing my first draft of Amelia (book 5) in the midst of all this Christmas madness, here is my favorite Christmas meme... it takes a minute, if you don't get it straightaway.



Hoping to have a draft of the cover next week now that my wonderful artist is back from college.  8) 8)

Happy Holidays everyone.   :-* :-*

Trish
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« Reply #73 on: December 29, 2017, 01:43:12 PM »
Hi all,

Artist is back from college in NYC and working on the cover for book 5. It will be an indoor scene like book 4, with a similar diamond background, but a different color. Amelia (book 5's heroine) is an avid reader, she will be reading on the cover, but not sure of what she will be sitting on while she reads!  :o

In the meantime... happy 2018 to anyone and everyone!

Trish  8)



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« Reply #74 on: January 05, 2018, 11:12:38 AM »
Whooo Hooooo!  :o :o

The cover for book 5 is coming along nicely... here's the background. Can't wait to show you the silhouette on it, but we are still tweaking and playing with it.

I must get editing. Big storm here in Northeast USA, you might have heard of it. It's messing up my plans. I'm working on it though.

Thanks for listening! ;)

Trish  8)



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