Friday, October 17, 2014

Release Day Promo 'Antebellum Awakening' by Katie Cross

Today I’m super excited to have author Katie Cross on the blog to talk about her day to celebrate the release of ‘Antebellum Awakening’, Book Two in the Network Series. Don’t miss out on book one, ‘Miss Mabel’s School for Girls’ (only .99 cents for a limited time!). 

So it begins...

07.00- Wake up to this whining face because he wants under the covers again.
07.12- Drag myself out of bed.
07.40- Walk past dishes in the sink and pretend like they aren’t there.
07.58- Check email.
07.59- Check facebook with a promise to only stay on for ten minutes.
_______ 08.54- Log off Facebook_______ 
09.01- Answer emails from editor, cover designer, and a new fan from United Arab Emirates.

09.06: Drool over new book cover.
09.09- Open current work in progress.
09.14- Commence staring at screen, waiting for inspiration.
10.01- Finish staring at screen.
10.13- Search for inspiration by making chamomile tea.
10.29- Feed dogs because I forgot.
10.41- Feed myself because I forgot.
10.53- Log onto Pinterest to find inspiration.
_______ 12.45- Log off Pinterest _______
13.06- Return to story.
13.09- Switch to the first draft of another story and free write.
13.42- Stop at 2,000 words because a tweet just popped up.
14.34- Log off twitter.
14.59- Go to grocery store because husband insists on eating dinner. Fill up car with gas, buy 2L of Dr Pepper 10.
16.01- Open current work in progress. Stare at screen. Drink 12 oz DP 10.
16.34- Eat package of Miss Mabel's Caramels for inspiration. Java and pretzel are the best.

16.39- Stare at screen again.
17.18- Go on a hike with dogs to find inspiration in the my mountains.

18.16- Start dinner, kiss husband hello.
18.41- Eat dinner while watching new episode of Big Bang Theory.
19.00- Vacuum hoping a mindless task will bring inspiration
19.11- Wash dishes
19.21- Drops favorite dish when inspiration strikes.
19.22- Abandons unwashed dishes, knocks husband down, jumps over dog, and rushes to computer. Frantically starts writing.
03.33- Stops writing. Goes to bed.

Katie Cross eats a lot of cookies when she’s not eating caramels. She also likes to write books. Check out her newest book, ‘AntebellumAwakening’, Book two in the Network Series, that release October 15th. The first book, ‘Miss Mabel’s School for Girls’ is available for $0.99! (Both books are available in the Kindle Lending Library and Kindle Unlimited.)

Visit the official Miss Mabel’s website to learn how to win the awesome prizes below!

This event was organized by CBB Book Promotions.


  1. Love that banner! Can I go there and read forever?

    Virtual high five for having me over today! Looks like a lovely, lovely blog!

    1. Thank you so much :D
      The banner picture was taken in Corfu, Greece. Loved that place! I would wake up early in the morning and I would just read there until my boyfriend woke up! Definitely a good place to read forever ;)

  2. Thank you so much for posting today Maureen!


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