Author Archives: Nola Decker

First Sentences- Answers!

In my last blog post, I listed some first sentences for you all to ponder and, potentially, identify. I have the titles for you now, just in case any of them sucked you in so much that you can’t wait to read the whole book! Here are the lines again, with the books they are […]

Shiny First Sentences (and a Giveaway!)

Nothing sends sweat trickling down a writer’s neck like the pressure of constructing the perfect opening sentence—a sentence that will mercilessly drag the reader to the next sentence, across the first page and forward into the rest of the book.

Blog Tour Dates!

OUTSHINE is hitting the blog circuit this month and here is the schedule. To celebrate, I’ll be hosting some giveaways of books and swag, so check my twitter feed later this week for more info! August 3rd Aisha Reads Books  August 3rd Book Ramblings of a Whimsical Reader August 4th The Book Adventures of Emily August 6th Words With Sarah August 8th […]

Stupid Stuff Shy People Do

My ten-year-old son is a classic shy guy. Poor kid really had no hope of being anything else. Shyness is, after all, a heritable trait, and he is the offspring of two shy people.

Outshine Virtual Book Tour