The story follows Alyssa and Kelton, two well-off/comfortable Californian teens, as they navigate a world without water. This near future dystopia was initially capitivating – it’s a terrifying version of California that isn’t really that far from our current world.
From the research that I did, I decided that self-publishing was the way to go, and I started looking into what I should do. I joined the help groups on Facebook, I read articles and I learned all about the right way to market yourself as an author. Then I did none of it.
Ida and Engen’s 13-year-old friendship is altered when the death of their friend comes between them. Engen, guilt-ridden over Janelle’s passing, has become violent. Ida, in her grief, attempts to fill the loss with a one-night stand, which leaves her pregnant. As punishment, their parents force them to join a program called Youth of AmericaContinue reading “Review | New Beginnings by Janet Olson”
Banish imposter syndrome when writing! While many can seemingly launch themselves into the world of writing and then shout about it with ease, many of us approach in more tentative, even timid, steps.