Touching Fate Blog Tour

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Title: Touching Fate
Series: The Fated Series
Author: Brenda Drake
Genre: Young Adult, YA Fantasy, Teen, YA Paranormal, YA Romance
Length: 194 pages
ISBN: 978-1-63375-404-1
Release Date: October 12, 2015
Imprint: Crave

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Creating an Inspiring Work Area: A Guest Post + Giveaway

Blog Tour

To celebrate the release of Jane Unwrapped by Leah and Kate Rooper, I have them on the blog today! I hope you like this little set up we made. Also, they have offered a free digital copy of Jane Unwrapped! There will be a rafflecopter at the end of this post where you can enter.

– Salwa


Author PromoHi everyone! We’re Leah and Kate Rooper, authors of JANE UNWRAPPED, a YA mythological fantasy coming out with Entangled Teen Crave on October 12th. We’re so happy to be joining you on Voguish Perusal today and sharing with you some tips for one of our favorite activities…creating an inspiring work area!

For us, creating an inspiring work environment is an important step in the development of our book, almost like an expectant mother nesting and creating a nursery! Your work environment sets the stage for your writing process and can make or break how productive each session is. Your work environment can inspire you to not only be more effective, but also can help get you in the zone so you’re creating higher-quality work. Here are our top five tips for creating your dream workspace! Continue reading →

The Contemplation: Why I Have Been Gone

We all have those moments where we are placed in a situation and are asked to choose between two things. In my case, it was between life and pleasure. That’s quite confusing, you may say. Are not the two intertwined? I am telling you, they are. After all, we cannot have pleasure without life. To me, however, it is very appropriate. Because what I mean here by life is the future. By pleasure, I mean the happiness and satisfaction we feel in a short amount of time

I am a procrastinator. I have been admitting that fact proudly like it is something to be admired. I guess, in some ways, it can. I take pleasure in the adrenaline that pushes me to finish a work, a test, anything, within a limited time. Now I realize, am I going to continue living my life like this? Should I?

Right now, I am facing a very critical stage of my life. In my twenty years of existence, I think it is the most critical one so far. I have achieved failure countless times but I have not let these failures control my life. Instead, I considered them as mistakes which I will no longer repeat. Or so I used to tell myself. I continued to live my life as easy-going as possible. Now, though, I am realizing that maybe, I should have put more effort in everything I have done. Sadly, I also know I will not go anywhere by wondering about what-if’s. So, like everything else I have dealt with, I will deal with this with determination. To go on. Continue reading →