Tagged with YA

What Do Kids Want?

A few weeks ago, I participated in the YA Scavenger Hunt (which was completely fun, and I hope I get to do it again in the fall). One of the requirements to win an Amazon gift card from my site was to stop here and let me know what the participant liked reading. Overwhelmingly, the … Continue reading

Flash Me

Hey All – This is a piece of flash fiction I did years ago. The prompt was “domino,” and the goal was to tell a story in under 800 words. This clocks in at 522. I’m playing around to see if I can expand on it. Love to hear your thoughts. xoxo~dawn Smoke billows, thick … Continue reading

Find Me on Tsu

Hey Friends! As Facebook makes it increasingly hard for me to interact with you via my public page, I’ve started to move shop over to TSU.co (no ‘m’). It’s like facebook meets tumblr meets twitter, and I really like it for interacting, sharing pictures, etc. I expect to be winding down my public facebook page … Continue reading

Sneak Peek: CRUSHED Chapter 3

Get CRUSHED Chapter 1 and Chapter 2. 3 While still in a lucid pot haze, I drag myself into the chilly night air and to the dining hall. I muster as much enthusiasm as I can for my plate of semi-edible crap, and slump into a chair at our table near the back windows, away … Continue reading

Nightingale Book Chat Transcript

Warning: There are spoilers below for both Larkstorm and Nightingale. 3 days ago Margaret W says: Thanks Dawn! It was fun to follow this 🙂 3 days ago Tracy Thatcher says: Thanks so much Dawn! 3 days ago Tracy Thatcher says: This site freezes up! Thanks for your awesome writing! I can’t wait to read book two and … Continue reading

Final NIGHTINGALE sneak peek: Chapter 3

  Read Chapter 1 Read Chapter 2 3  My name is Lark Greene and I may have already killed the boy I love.     ***Yes, that’s really it. Mean, huh? 😛 The good news is Nightingale is available tomorrow, September 25, on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, and other online retailers***  

Sneak Peek: Nightingale, Chapter 2

2 For the past two hours, maybe longer, Mother and a team of healers have evaluated my mental state. Apparently, screaming after the press conference was not how I was supposed to behave, and no one seems to understand why I did it. I had shown all signs of making a healthy recovery. Which means, … Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Nightingale, chapter 1

**I’m posting this from my phone while in the car, so please excuse the block formatting** 1 “My name is Lark Greene.” A white light flashes, blinding me. I can’t see beyond the small circle of darkness, but I know they’re out there, pressing in on all sides, listening to everything I say. Blasting my … Continue reading

A Little Taste of Nightingale

Nightingale releases in 24 days (Sept. 25th – and I’m in Paris, so it’s already Sept. 1)!!! Shhh…don’t tell anyone, but here’s the opening of Nightingale.     “My name is Lark Greene.” A white light flashes, blinding me. I can’t see beyond the small circle of darkness, but I know they’re all out there, … Continue reading

The Official Nightingale Playlist

Like the book, the Nightingale playlist is broken into two parts. And yes, there’s a lot of angst, but there are also parties and, at points, total chaos. ~dawn 1. Need You Now – Lady Antebellum 2. Poison & Wine – The Civil Wars 3. Faded from the Winter – Iron and Wine 4. Give … Continue reading