I don't typically do this, but I'm going to fangirl for a second, and you're going to let me because you love me.
So, one of the people I really admire as a human person is Aisha Tyler. She works hard, she's got a great sense of humor, likes a lot of the same movies and video games I do, talks sense, and is just genuinely interesting. She is always working, with a work ethic I have mad respect for, and she's doing something really cool currently.
She's making a movie, and she is super duper close to her goal. I'm asking you to help me help her. All you have to do is donate. You can get rewards for donating, perks, and be involved in the film making process. Her page explains everything as far as the rewards go, and I really think the story is interesting and she'll do a great job with it all.
I'm going to link below. I ask that you check it out, donate, even if it's five dollars, and help her raise the additional 31,000 dollars she needs to fund this sucker.
The first five people to donate and share with me a screenshot of the donation will also get a book of mine free. Your choice which book. Doesn't matter how much you donate, just link me the screenshot on Twitter @lynniepurcell. If you don't have a tweety tweet, send me a quick email with the screenshot @email@example.com. Limited to five people, and I'll be going by when you send it to me.
You guys are and will always be the most awesomest of awesome, and I love you dearly. Thanks for reading!
I've missed you. You're all so lovely, and my life is a little darker without having you around me daily. This is entirely my fault. Life has been a little topsy-turvy of late, trying to figure some things out, conquer some anxiety, create art, and find time to settle and be happy. It's been difficult, scary, and has resulted in the experience of a lifetime. It's not what I expected six months ago, and it has meant tearing everything down and having to redo, re-learn, and hopefully improve for the better.
But excuses don't matter. No, what matters is the reason you're all on my page. It's all the same reason for you all, I assume. Books! I write them. You read them. (Thanks). And I'm guessing that you would like an update on what I am currently working on so that you have a solid understanding of what to expect and when. It's all very logical, and I would love to address this logic for you now.
Let me address the two main questions that I seem to be getting of late.
Currently in progress is the sequel to Controllers. It's called Interface, and it's coming along nicely finally. It's taking longer than expected, but the writing gods have graced me with inspiration again, so it's being written again and not left to waste on the shelves of my brain space. I have no dates yet, though, just inspiration and the desire to write to the end. I will let you know my progress and dates when I get closer to the end.
Also, yes, there will be a sequel to the latest Dreamer Chronicles book. I am, in no way, planning on leaving the series on such a cliffhanger. I can be mean, but I'm not sadistic, people. (Maybe a little.) Julie Aim has more stories to tell, and I will definitely get to her after Interface is written and made pretty. She is next on the list, and a top priority for me. The next book is planned out, just needs to be written, which will take time that I hope to have as soon as Interface is done.
I think that's all for now. I'm sure I'm forgetting something, but you can let me know below if I have.
As always, thank you for reading. You are my heart, and I love you all.
Here's another vlog for you guys. I'm having fun trying to get my thoughts across as spoken words instead of this written thing. Thanks for watching, and I hope that your day is splendiforous.
The site has been down for a couple of days. You may have noticed. Been doing some minor work on it, trying to get rid of some of the buggy things. If any of notice anything buggy, please let me know in the comments below. Trying to make everything a little nicer. I would also like to remind you that Redemption is now for sale. The first book is currently on sale. It will not be on sale for too much longer, so get it while you can! Thanks for reading, and I hope that these changes will make things easier on you guys (and me).
As many of you know, I went on a trip this past weekend to serve as press for the Heroes and Villains Fan festival. What that meant in reality was getting snowed in by Jonas, the blizzard to end all blizzards. We got 30+ inches in a day. It was stellar.
What that meant was that I stayed an extra unforeseen day, didn't sleep at all because they were clearing the roads, got home after a 12 hour drive, and then spent all of yesterday in a coma. I'm now realizing that I am coming down with some kind of plague that I must have gotten from the con. Despite all this, I had a great time seeing my friends, making new friends, and being overwhelmed by my first con experience. It is certainly a memory I will never forget.
The point, though, is that I forgot about my book. You know, the one that came out yesterday. Yeah, that one.
Redemption, the second book in the Assassin Trilogy, is now officially for sale! Yay! It's the continuation of Sterling and Willa's adventures as they seek out Cage and deal with the consequences of what happened in Houston. You can find it on Amazon Kindle, Nook, Sony, I-tunes, Smashwords, and more. I personally think it's a good one, but I'm pretty biased.
Thanks to everyone who pre-purchased it, who continue to support me even though you don't have to, and those of you who leave me such wonderful messages. I love you!
I hope you enjoy this book, and thank you for reading.
New Years is this strange time where we set aside our crazy lives for a moment and we reflect on the past and what brought it to the present. It's also an attempt by many to look into the future and guess where we will be at the close of the following year. People set resolutions. They try to change. They are convinced that a few words made to internet strangers and family they only like to talk to at holidays will make these resolutions come true. I personally believe that every single day should be a resolution, to be better, kinder, more informed, and the thing you want most to be. Each day is a moment of trying to improve, not for others, not for glory, but because you know that being better is what you want most. Resolutions are silly, but looking back and appreciating all the wonderful things that have accumulated in your life the past year is both glorious and slightly nausea inducing. It is a reflection of who you are and the potential of who you might become.
It stirs familiar questions. Where have I been? Have I achieved the things I wanted to? Could I have done things differently? Why did I eat so much pizza? Some of these are easier to answer. No, I didn't achieve what I wanted. I feel, in a lot of ways, that I have failed. This year has not been overly kind to me. I believe that I could have done things differently, but it wasn't in my knowledge base to know how at the time. I had to start over. I felt like I failed at it. In a lot of ways, I'm still failing.
Looking back always affords you wisdom that you did not have in the present. That's the irony and surety of life.
But I can also look back and realize how much I have really had. I had money enough for food and necessities. I had friends and family willing to lift me up and love me even though they really didn't have to. I got to see the United States slip past me in shades of red, brown, green, and blue. My husband was attentive, loving, and kind. My dog always knows how to snuggle and act like he's a puppy, instead of the eleven years he has on him currently. I met some amazing people through a new writing site I discovered. These women have become so important to me, so uplifting. They are spirits of generosity, giving, and kindness. They are love, and I feel so honored to know them. There have been shows, and movies, and moments that have excited me. There are so many things that have changed me for the better, opened my mind, and brought me joy. I cannot look at these moments without feeling overwhelmed by my luck.
There has also been some overwhelming heartbreak and injustices. People have bled and we have done nothing. People have died and we have shined adulation on their murderers. Paris will not be forgotten. San Bernardino will live in our hearts. Tamir Rice will live in the hearts of every child playing in parks around the country. Colorado Springs will breathe into every moment of safe, affordable care women around the country get...There are so many more I could mention, which is just heartbreaking.
The point is that there have been ups and downs, personal and throughout the world. We have bled, we have survived, we have endured, we have laughed, we have shined, we have made new moments, new friends, and new loves that will carry us into the future. I hope, sincerely, that your current path carries you someplace wonderful and better than the last year. I hope your 2016 shows you growth and all your dreams coming true. I hope the year treats you well.
You are all glorious and sweet. Thank you for your continued support, your love, and the messages that keep me going. I love you all.
Welcome to my page!
My first YA novel - The Watchers. Available for FREE through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords!
'Craft' - available for a dollar at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Apple, Sony and more!
Grey Haven - Available for a dollar at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Apple, Sony, and more!
My newest novel, Controllers, a dystopian adventure, is now available.
Lynnie writes young adult and romance novels. You can find her novels published on Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Apple, Sony, Smashwords and more. So far, she has written ten young adult novels and one adult novel. Her passions include reading, watching awesome movies and shows, and writing whenever she can.