Author's Book list

Immortal Island Series

A fast paced Paranormal love story set in contemporary times. It combines a diverse and intriguing lovable set of characters, with an unrelenting sense of how powerful immortality really is. Sarah a human is thrown in the middle of it all.

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Spellbound
The Vampire Masquerade
The Fallen
The Reckoning

New Paranormal Series out Feat Avery Snow
Meet Avery Snow, a clairvoyant witch that speaks to the dead. In this series, Avery goes through supernatural situations that everyday people turn a blind eye to. Join Avery in her journey of self-discovery and mysterious adventures that will keep you guessing to the very end.

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Vol 2 coming soon...

Also a new contemporary Romance by Sabrina Ross

Lauren Miller's life has changed drastically after the death of her fiance Matthew. She moves back home to Portland from Los Angeles to help her mother. Lauren falls through a wormhole of emotions she is no used to. She meets up with old friends and soon enough is back to old habits. Through her best friend Cassie she meets a new beau...or two...

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IMMORTAL ISLAND

IMMORTAL ISLAND
All available Books by SL/Sabrina Ross

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

NaNoWriMo

Well,
       
         So far I have 19364 words, which puts me ahead of the game. Required words per day is only 1,226 if you want to complete a manuscript of 50,000 words by November 30th.  I could be done as early as November 16th if I keep at this rate.  I usually write a chapter before I stop for the day unless I am in the groove and I am able to write more.  When editing comes around, I hope there are mininal mistakes I have to work with.  This is fun, I wonder if there is a Query writing site out there. I need to work on that, that is the hardest part of pitching your work to an agent or a publishing company. Hooking them in with as little as 300 words or less when your manuscript is 50,000 words or more. Yikes.
         When I first sent out my query letters for my Immortal Island series Spellbound book one, I think it was almost a page long. Then I met this girl online who was a slush reader for an agent and she was offering free advice on your query letter. I did mine and it was definitly way to long and I had stuff that wasn't important and the hook wasn't grasping enough. I was able to do it twice more before she wasn't going to do repeats from one person. Eventually I got my query letter for Immortal Island down to 187 words which included introduction of myself and the thanks at the end. My actual pitch was 83 words of that 187 lol. Not an easy task.  This time around I plan to make sure the hook is a good one and that it starts off my query.  I really like this new story and the fact that it took me only two weeks to write 50,000 words surprised me. Other stories took months without editing.  I love it when it flows and you are always thinking about it always dreaming about it.  I really Hope Hard To Love will make it in print out there in the publishing world. If not I will self publish again. It was fun donig that as well. A lot more work because it is not on teh shelf of big books stores or any store for that matter its all online like amazon, barnes and nobles, smashwords kobo etc.

         Until next time, have a great day and enjoy the warm November weather.

Cheers
xoxo

Sabrina

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SL Ross Fave's

S.L's bookshelf

Night World, No. 1: Secret Vampire; Daughters of Darkness; Spellbinder (Night World, #1-3)
Night World, No. 2: Dark Angel; The Chosen; Soulmate
Night World, No. 3: Huntress, Black Dawn, Witchlight
Nightfall
The Fury and Dark Reunion
The Awakening and The Struggle
New Moon
Eclipse
Breaking Dawn
City of Bones
City of Ashes
City of Glass
Beautiful Creatures
Fallen
Spirit Bound
Burned
Marked
Betrayed
Chosen
Untamed


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S.L. Ross's books on Goodreads
Spellbound Spellbound (Immortal Island, #1)
reviews: 20
ratings: 40 (avg rating 4.12)

The Vampire Masquerade The Vampire Masquerade ( Immortal Island, #2)
reviews: 8
ratings: 21 (avg rating 4.33)

The Fallen The Fallen (Immortal Island, #3)
reviews: 8
ratings: 16 (avg rating 4.12)

The Reckoning The Reckoning (Immortal Island, #4)
reviews: 5
ratings: 7 (avg rating 4.57)

A New Witch In town A New Witch In town
reviews: 1
ratings: 1 (avg rating 5.00)