Whew! It's been a crazy 3-4 weeks. After school let out, I spent several days getting my son ready to move out on his own. He has autism and severe behaviors--meltdowns that were getting harder and harder to deal with--so we decided it was time to get more help. We found a wonderful agency that is providing him place to stay with two other boys his age who have similar problems. They have 24 hour staff to help them and make sure they are happy and safe. It's been such a relief to know he is doing well there.
AND, for the first time in 28 plus years of marriage, my husband and I are a COUPLE again. We have so enjoyed the past couple weeks, even took an overnight trip to Utah to see friends and go to a food show. We've never been able to do that without a kid in tow so it was nice.
I've also been taking a much needed break from writing to let my muse rest, but now it's time to get back in the saddle. My next project is to finish Aquatara. It's about 1/3 of the way finished so I hope it won't take me too long to get it done. *Fingers Crossed*
Anyone up for a giveaway???? I need to think about what I want to offer and such. Maybe next week, so check back.
BLOOD CROWN: Serantha is the daughter of the Emperor of the West, who rules over the
remnant of humanity who escaped a dying Earth and took to the stars a thousand
years ago. With no habitable planets found during their exile, the android
Servants who were supposed to care for them rose up, took the name of Mind, and
murdered her father. Now the androids amuse themselves by forcing humans like
her into mindless drudgery. But flashes of memory hint that Sera is no ordinary
On the other side of the galaxy, Nicolai, Son of the East, has abandoned
his crown and joined the rebel forces in the war against the Mind. Humans have
no real chance... unless the enhanced DNA developed by the Blood Crown
scientists can unlock mankind's potential. When Nic and Sera are united, they discover
their true potential--and together, humanity just might have a chance. But
there's a legion of androids and nine years of mistrust between East and
West... and coming together will require more than they ever expected.
Ali Cross: Ali
Cross is the sensei of Novel Ninjutsu where she holds a black belt in awesome.
She lives in Utah with her kickin' husband, two sparring sons, one ninja cat,
one sumo dog and four zen turtles.
the award-winning author of young and new adult fiction and moonlights as Alex
Cross when she can write wild middle grade adventures set in the faraway places
of her imagination.