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Archive for November, 2011

Coming soon
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Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

So a few fellow writers and I are working on a secret project, soon to be revealed.  We’re calling all teens readers and lovers of teen books to come play with us.  We’ll be giving away books, prizes and sharing excerpts.  You’re not going to want to miss it.  I’ll be making the announcement shortly, so stay tuned.

On another note I’m halfway through Pride Unleashed.  Wow, I never knew this story was going to take such a dark turn.  I sure do love it though and I hope you do to.  The reviews and emails coming in for Pride’s … Read More »

From the Ashes, Jo Ramsey
Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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It’s hard to get used to having good things in your life when you’ve only had negatives. That’s what Shanna Bailey is discovering  in my new novel From the Ashes, book five in my Reality Shift series. Shanna has spent her life with an abusive mother, but now she’s living with a caring foster family, and she isn’t quite sure how to handle not having to be afraid.

To some people, it probably sounds strange to say that you have to get used to not being afraid. Shouldn’t someone who is taken out of  a negative situation be happy? Shouldn’t … Read More »

Daughter reading Pride’s Run
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Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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My daughter is halfway through Pride’s Run and she came to me last night and said, this book is so you.  She told me that she can read a sentence and already know what I’m going to say next.  I was so surprised by that.  I guess we put a lot of ourselves and our everyday sayings and languages into our stories without realizing it.  She also had the book marked up with sticky notes, pointing out things that she might have written differently.  🙂  But she said if it was anyone else’s book she wouldn’t blink an eye at … Read More »