Author Excerpts

because I enjoyed them so much, I’ve decided to continue the author excerpts year round.  So, in the spirit of spreading the indie author love, I’ll occasionally post excerpts of other authors work. If you’re interested in being featured then please send an excerpt between 500 – 1,000 words, an author bio, links where readers can buy your book, your website or blog link and, if you like, a book cover and/or short blurb about your book to Joleene (at)  Excerpts will be posted on a first come, first serve basis.

If you need some advice about how to choose your excerpt, Edie Ramer has a great article with plenty of advice that you should check out!

What genres am I accepting? Any genre, really. Though I write primarily paranormal romance/thrillers, I have a varied audience. Strong language, hot scenes, and violence are all accepted.

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  1. Thanks for the shout out, Joleene!

  2. Yay, This us a fun segment

  3. Would like to be a guest post! Your blog rocks!!! Thanks, Emily Guido

  4. Joleene, I said this before and I apologize that the publisher I just signed on with has me jumping through hoops but my third novel will be coming out on Amazon soon and I would love to do something with it when it arrives on your blog. Thanks and Your BLOG DOES INDEED ROCK! I love reading it! Take care, Emily

  5. Hi, I just stumbled upon your blog (while on OM’s blog) and I’m thrilled. I recently wrote a short story full of horror and darkness and I would love to share an excerpt. It’s never been published, in fact, I am in the process of finishing up the final edits on it. If you can advise me on the overall publishing/submitting process I would be grateful!

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