I’m Moving! Goodbye, Blogger!

July 1, 2014

Hi, lovely readers! Just wanted to let you know that the site will be moving later this month to a new platform. I’ve been wanting to say goodbye to Blogger for quite some time and I’m finally making the move. Please be sure you’ve bookmarked “http://www.djwrites.com” and not the (very) old “djslifeinfiction.blogspot.com” URL. I’m still tweaking the new site and making sure everything is where it should be, but…


Cover Reveal: PANIC by Lauren Oliver!

July 17, 2013

Goodreads helped unveil the cover for Lauren Oliver’s upcoming novel, Panic, due out next March. As you know, I’m a huge fan of Lauren’s and will read anything she writers, so it’s a good thing she writes stories that I not only love, but stories that inspire me and change the way I view the world and my own writing. With Panic, Lauren is sure to win over…


Hunted ARC Giveaway

January 2, 2012

To kick off the new year, I’m giving away a signed Hunted ARC. I have a couple extras, so I thought I’d give one away. All you have to do is fill out the form below. Easy, right? Right. Details:-Contest ends Friday, January 13, at 12:00 AM-Open to US residents only (Sorry!)-Just fill out the form and you’re all set!-Please tweet/blog/Facebook about the contest!*Please note, for those of you…


Lower E-Book Prices for HUNTED

December 18, 2011

Hey, everyone. Just wanted to let you know that Pendrell Publishing is running a holiday sale for their e-books. Hunted is now only $2.99 on Amazon for Kindle users and for Nook users, the new price is $3.50! Download/purchase your copy soon! 🙂 Amazon | Barnes and Noble Also, if you’ve read and enjoyed Hunted, please don’t forget to post a quick review on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, GoodReads,…


Interview and New Release Shout Outs

November 14, 2011

Hi, everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend. Today I have an interview over at the amazing site Literary Rambles that you should check out. They’re also giving away a copy of Hunted! Click HERE to read the interview :-). Also, tomorrow is not only my birthday, but also some book birthdays! There are a couple of awesome books coming out, but there are two I’d like…


Hunted + Breaking Dawn: Need Your Help

October 21, 2011

Hello, all. I know I still owe you photos from my launch and some updates, but I need your help with something. If you follow me on Twitter, you might have seen me tweet that I had Hunted postcards made up and plan on handing them out when I go to the midnight of Breaking Dawn. Personally, I think it’s a really smart idea, haha. I’ve had a few…


Special Ari Berk Event!

September 13, 2011

If you’re in the area, the Eastwood Towne Center Schuler Books in Lansing, MI is hosting a special event for author Ari Berk and his new YA novel, Death Watch, on Saturday October 22. That in itself is exciting, but what’s even more exciting is that you’ll be able to buy the book early! It doesn’t come out until November, so this is pretty nifty. 🙂 There’ll also be…


Giveaway: The Scorpio Races, Drought, and Signed Post

August 25, 2011

Hi, all! To kick off the upcoming fall season and the dreaded return to school, I’m having a little giveaway. One lucky winner will win: –The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Advanced Reader Copy)–Drought by Pam Bachor (Advanced Reader Copy)-Signed poster for Desires of the Dead by Kimberly Derting-Signed bookmarks for my book, Hunted *Contest is open to US residents only. So sorry!* CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.…


Agent Contest and Blog Tour Giveaway

August 5, 2011

Head on over to YATopia for a synopsis contest with agent John Cusick!                      <— this is John Cusick Also, don’t forget about my blog tour giveaway. One lucky winner will win a Hunted tote bag filled with the following items:1 signed ARC of Nightshade by Andrea Cremer1 copy of The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide1 stuffed animal wolf1 wolf notepad1 wolf…


Excerpt and Tour Update

August 4, 2011

Due to poor planning on my part, there will be no tour stop at YATopia today, but there is a great contest going on with agent John Cusick! The tour will resume Friday, the 5th, with a character interview with Lily over at Electrifying Reviews. Thanks! To read a snippet from HUNTED, click HERE and feel free to leave a comment!…