Saturday, April 5, 2014

My 2014 Book Releases

To keep myself on track with my goals this year, I thought it would be wise to share my planned releases. It's out there and I can't take it back, which is that much of a reason to keep working hard.
The Beast On Goodreads: http://bit.ly/17WVJ6t

By the by, I recently bought a FlipHD off ebay. It's used and won't be here for another week or so, BUT I plan to use it for daily vlogs on my personal youtube channel. I've never done daily vlogs, so I have no idea how I will take to it. I can assure you that the videos will be completely different from what ends up on my main channel and won't be book related. I mean, I'll talk about books some but mostly it will be about what's going on in my life, including writing.

---- MY BOOKS ---
The Beast: http://bit.ly/17B6J90
Unpurchased: http://bit.ly/1c6inKq
The Jungle Cure: http://bit.ly/SdeMwJ

CAN'T SEE THE VIDEO? WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE!

---- MY LINKS ---
Main YouTube Review Channel: http://bit.ly/1ag5dGm
Personal YouTube Vlog Channel: http://bit.ly/14IH76t
Website & Blog: http://lindsaymead.blogspot.com/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Lindsay_Mead
Google+: http://bit.ly/qmtx7P
Instagram: http://bit.ly/M9agTT
Goodreads: http://bit.ly/lU0rlI
Business Inquiries & Review Requests email: exaulta@hotmail.com

Music provided by Royalty Free Music

---- DISCLAIMER ---
Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use

---- FTC DISCLAIMER ---
As mentioned in this video, some of these books were sent to me for review and some were purchased with my own money. I was not paid to review or mention them. Receiving review copies does not influence my review, all opinions in my reviews are my own.

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Woes Of Editing And Today's Video: Behind The Scenes

Today's video is the Behind The Scenes for my cover reveal. The whole process was just insane. But I think it was worth it. Everyone seemed to enjoy it and I've heard only great things about the cover. So, thanks everyone! The video is below.

The book itself is moving at a steady pace. Editing is always hard. Writing is by far the fun part, but it's also the easiest. The problem I'm finding right now is that I'm no longer a reader. I'm an editor looking for mistakes and ways to make it better. My eyes have turned into unfeeling cameras, always looking for the problem. When I have to put myself in the moment to rewrite something, I can get right into the character's skin without a hitch. I just can't go back and read it all, and see it, as a true reader would.

This leaves me with a lot of doubt. Excuse my language, but insecurity is a bitch. It curls up in your stomach like an achy mass and spreads its tentacles through your body. Ugh.

How do I know if it's good? What if I bust my butt to get it ready for publication and all of my beta readers come back with horrible reviews? I simply have no way of knowing. All it takes is one person to say they don't like it and the doubt monster starts squirming.

So, yeah, there's really nowhere to go from there. I don't have some happy solution to make it all better. At this moment, I'm standing on a shaky bridge and hoping that I can make it across.

Alright, that's enough metaphors for one blog post. I hope you guys watch and enjoy today's video. It's much lighter than this post was lol. Links for THE BEAST are below. Talk soon!!!

The Beast on Goodreads: http://bit.ly/17WVJ6t
The Cover Reveal: http://bit.ly/PaYCcQ

Can't see the video? WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE!

---- MY BOOKS ---
The Beast: http://bit.ly/17B6J90
Unpurchased: http://bit.ly/1c6inKq
The Jungle Cure: http://bit.ly/SdeMwJ

---- MY LINKS ---
Main YouTube Review Channel: http://bit.ly/1ag5dGm
Personal YouTube Vlog Channel: http://bit.ly/14IH76t
Website & Blog: http://lindsaymead.blogspot.com/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Lindsay_Mead
Google+: http://bit.ly/qmtx7P
Instagram: http://bit.ly/M9agTT
Goodreads: http://bit.ly/lU0rlI
Business Inquiries & Review Requests email: exaulta@hotmail.com

Music provided by Royalty Free Music

---- DISCLAIMER ---
Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use

---- FTC DISCLAIMER ---
As mentioned in this video, some of these books were sent to me for review and some were purchased with my own money. I was not paid to review or mention them. Receiving review copies does not influence my review, all opinions in my reviews are my own.

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