Christmas in July!!

Christmas in July Blog Party! For Unto Us

I neglected to tell my faithful blog followers something. But I’m rectifying that now. Not only that, but I have a fun event to share with you as well. Various authors have banded together for a massive Christmas in July Blog Party. To see the giveaways and sales from each author and enter the main giveaway, check the end of this post.

A belated announcement

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Three books for the price of one!

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My latest book has hit the shelves! Not quite literally since I’m still working out issues with my paperback, but the eBooks are available at a special discounted price until about January 31st. Pick up a copy and enjoy!

About the Book

Five desperate young women…

Katie, Joanna, Eve, Evangeline, and Adelaide meet on a stagecoach on their way to Cheyenne, Wyoming as mail order brides. As they talk to each other, Katie and Adelaide become suspicious. Are they correct to be suspicious or are they overreacting?

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Tour Wrap-Up

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Thank you to everyone who was involved in my blog tour whether it was posting on their blog, sharing a post, of entering the giveaway. I had a lot of fun with it. In case you missed any of the posts, you can find the direct links to them here: Continue reading

100 Reviews!

I am super excited to have one of my books get it’s 100th review today! The review itself is very short, but I’m not going to be picky, especially since it’s a five star review. 🙂 Here it is in all its wordiness:

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I am really excited to have 100 reviews. Now to see if I can reach that number with A Mighty Fortress. I only need 29 for that one. 😉

Sale!

CIR Mid-Winter sale 2016

Some writer friends and I are having a huge sale January 24-30. There are over 140 books on the website and somewhere around 100 of those are on sale! Included in the sale books are four of mine: A Mighty Fortress, Redeemed, Life and Salvation, and Be Thou My Vision. The sale started yesterday and so far has been going very well!

All the books on the website are Clean reads and there are books for the whole family. Check it out today. NOTE: Not all the books are on sale the entire time, so please double check the price before you buy it.

I have an announcement…

And I’d like you all to be the first to hear it!*

Actually, it’s more than one announcement and I hope you are all as excited as I am.

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On SaleI have another sale coming up soon. A Mighty Fortress will be free January 24-28 and will be advertised on Bookbub on January 24th. ^_^ Be Thou My Vision will be on sale January 24-28(?), and Redeemed will be free January 24-28, plus as I mentioned yesterday, Life and Salvation is discounted through January 31st. Continue reading

It’s my birthday! (almost)

Free October 24-26

Free October 24-26

It’s my birthday! Almost. Technically it won’t be for two more days. But instead of you giving me presents, I’m giving you one! Amazing Grace is currently free for three days to celebrate. 😀 AND, A Mighty Fortress is on sale for just $0.99! So if you don’t already have a copy, pick one up today!

In other news, Lily of the Valley is now available for preorder in both paperback Lily of the Valley Frontand ebook! To get an ebook copy delivered to your kindle on November 26, 2015, go here and preorder your copy. If you would like a paperback copy, email me at faith.blum.author[at]gmail.com and tell me how many you want. The paperbacks will be $15.00 + shipping. I also ordered the proof copy yesterday!!!!!! 🙂

Fun fact: Be Thou My Vision is now almost exactly one-year-old. It was published on October 26th of last year. Time sure does fly, doesn’t it?

Fun fact #2: I just had my first 10,000 word writing day yesterday. What does that mean? It means I wrote 10,000 words in one day. Not by hand this time, though. And yes, I am a little excited about it.

And as a bonus birthday surprise, we’ll do a giveaway! Answer the question below to enter to win a paperback copy (US only, if you are international and win, you can have your choice of two ebooks) of your choice of my books, including Lily of the Valley. The deadline for the entries is midnight Central time on October 26th and the winner will be announced on October 27th.

What is your favorite birthday gift?

I know my answer for this year. My favorite birthday gift would be for Amazing Grace to reach #1 in at least one genre category and in the top 100 free books overall on Amazon. An extra bonus would be to reach at least 20 preorders of Lily of the Valley. A girl can dream, right? 😉

And the winner is…

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You might recall about a month and a half ago, I announced a contest for anyone willing to help me get to 50 reviews on Amazon. Well, that giveaway is now ended. I even reached the 50 reviews for Be Thou My Vision and now have 52 reviews! I am super excited about that. If you would like a chance to win a $15 Amazon gift card, I still have a contest going on. All you have to do is read and review Amazing Grace. I’m even willing to give you a free ecopy if you’d like. Right now it’s open until the end of September, but I will extend the date if there are no entries before then. Here’s the link to enter: a Rafflecopter giveaway

And now without further ado, our winner is…

Elinor Ferrars!

Congratulations! I will be emailing you your gift card soon.

Novella Tour Wrap Up

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Hello, everybody and good morning! I don’t know about you, but I thought the tour was a lot of fun. If you want to go back and see the posts, the schedule and the links to all the posts can be found here. I hope you enjoyed the blog tour and getting to know me and my books better. If you like novellas, keep following my writing. I’m planning three more novellas after each of my next two novels! At the bottom of this post, there is a link to sign up for a newsletter for my new releases.

And now for the moment we have all probably been waiting for! The announcement of the winners!

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She tried writing 50,000 words in July by hand. You won’t believe what happened next!

She tried writing 50,000 words in July by hand…

Yes, the title is correct. I am trying to write 50,000 words in July by hand. All in one book. I have gotten away from doing it that way. Yes, it is faster to just type the story up. However, with just a pen and paper, you can get away from the computer (read: internet) and all the distractions that entails. And one thing I used to love about writing by hand is that when I went to type it up, I got the first edit/rewrite done as I typed! Especially when I can’t read my own handwriting. *innocent smile* Not that I would do that…

As for how I am doing, I am a little behind right now, but not by much so I expect that I should be able to get to 50,000 words before July 31st unless something unexpected happens.

As for the title, that is an experiment. You may have noticed all the sensationalized titles for articles and videos. I want to see if it will work for my blog post with my writing updates.

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