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Happy Sunday

Each writer has their pwn way of doing things and their own process in writing and I am no different. I’ll give you a few things I do.

I do a chapter plan, now this isn’t set in stone and it isn’t something I stick too should the story in my mind take another path with the story. This is something that helps me plan the idea out in my mind while I’m deciding on characters and the interactions within the story.

My first draft is written by hand, yes I know, it’s not efficient but its how my mind works. Writing it straight on the computer makes me constantly rethink things. I like writing the first draft by hand as it makes my creative juices flow more than typing things. Also, I usually write late at night and looking at a scene when you should be sleeping is not goo for anyone’s health.

I then type up the first draft and make changes where needed and add any additional chapters that will add to the story and the sense of apprehension or what emotion I want the book to emit.

I do edits on the computer, I did do it on paper put this was a waste of paper, ink or money. I will do it for short stories and such but not full-length novel.

I can plan three or four books ahead. Although book two has only just been released I already have book three of Poisoned By Blood planned and I know the general plan for book four that ends the series. I also know the next two book that will follow my impending release of Twisted Coven and how the trilogy will end.

If you want to know more about my creative process just let me know, I’d be happy to share.

 

Happy Writing

 

Simone

Hi Guys

I have had a two week break from writing, i needed it after six months of edits for both Dark Side of Humanity and Twisted Coven that is being released next month so once Twisted went to the editor I told my self it was time for a two week break.

I will say it was hard, very hard, to resist just doing one chapter, writing that chapter plan or just doing that one paragraph. It was unbelievably hard but I managed.

With each book I write, with each book that gets signed I learn more, I know my habits, I have a tendency to repeat things, I have a tendency to capitalize the first word after speech, I try to not do it but I do have a tendency to write said even though it is one of the worst things to do.

Get My Books:   Shattered Souls     Spilt Blood, Poisoned By Blood Book One

Best get back at it.

Happy Writing

Simone

Happy Thursday

The weekends almost here and I’ve been a busy bee.

I can tell you that Dark Side of Humanity is live. It resolves the cliff hanger ending from book one and deals with Petra and the threats that surround her.

Twisted Coven, book one of the White Witch Trilogy, is going to the editor today and i have decided to take a little break. I’ll still be doing promo for this realease, my other books and the release of Twisted Coven next month.

Please feel free to review any of my books and I hope to share with you Hell Hath No Fury and then continue the series I’m already in the of writing and I have somw surprises in store with those books and you’ll be surprised by where the book lead too.

This year is going to be a big one. I love sharing my books with everyone and I am honoured to be published by a company like Vamptasy.

Have an awesome day

Simone

Hello Guys

 

We are days away from the new year and we are crossing our fingers that it is a good year though I have to say so far its and interesting start to year as the city I live in is partially flooded. We are suffering high levels in the two rivers that run  trough the city center.

We’ll get through it, its what we do and I have been very lucky that I have had no damage or flooding, thankfully I live near the river but above the river level.

Other than that I’ve had a good Christmas. I spent the morning with my hubby and on the phone to my mum, I spent the afternoon with my Mother and Father in law and then we went to my brother in laws for the evening to see my nephew and he was excited for his gifts though some were reading book other, namely the sticker, chocolate and door sign, caused great excitement.

I enjoyed a few days off of my edits but I’m back at it. The release date is January 14th and I’m looking into some interest prizes and quizzes for the night of the release.

Once The Dark Side of Humanity is with the editors I can start on Twisted Coven and the release date for that is March 3rd.

Best get some work done.

Happy writing

Simone

Hi guys

Ive been awol for a while mainly due to being knee deep in edits for two books and doing promotion for the anthology that went live Wednesday/Thursday.

The Dark Side of Humanity cover reveal will happen soon and the ultra talented Rue Volley will do the cover, she did the cover for Spilt Blood and I am really in love with her covers and her books.

Once the Dark side of Humanity and Twisted Coven are pusblised Im going to try n finishe Hell hath no Fury and then do book three of Poisoned by Blood series (which involves Spilt Blood and Dark Side of Humanity) and book two of White Witch Trilogy, the sequel to Twisted coven. So yep. I’ve been busy.

I’m also thinking of adopting some of my old shorts to share with you guys.

Night of the Demon, both volumes, are erotica and they are steamy. Volume one has already been nominated for awards and its super exciting as book two is doing well and its only been out a few days.

Click here to get Shattered Souls

Click here to get Spilt Blood

Click here for Night Of The Demon volume one

Click here to get Night Of The Demon volume two This is the one I’m in and its doing well.  Which make me smile. We should be in print soon too.

If enought copies of the other two get published we could get them in print. Lets see if we can do this. Please ahare with your friends and see if we can build this fan base.

Happy reading

Simone

“I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.”
H.P. Lovecraft, The Outsider

Her footsteps echoed through the empty halls as she walked with false confidence, towards the meeting place. The wind whistling around her as it came through the abandoned high schools windows.

She had graduated from the very same high school fifteen years earlier when it was beautiful and relatively new. Being back raised memories in her she would rather forget but she wasn’t able to. She knew it was a bad idea to come back but she had no choice.

He had forced her to go back there, he knew what it would do to her but he did it anyway. The blood stained floor echoed the horrific memories that replayed in her head.

As she neared the gym her stomach threatened to empty its meagre contents as she recalled the screams she heard when she was in there. The scars from that day began to throb and became sore, almost like they feared of being reopened.

She was livid and scared. He had brought her to the location of what should have been the best day of her life but she became the worst when three of her fellow high school students began shooting out of anger because they were not able to graduate.

She had been shot twice; both gunshot wounds barely missed her major blood vessels. She was lucky but two hundred others were not so lucky. A mixture of parents, teachers, students and past graduates had lost their lives, another hundred or so were wounded and scared.

Something felt wrong to her. Why would he lure her there? Why would he use her daughter as leverage to bring her back to the now derelict town and the heart of the town’s demise?

She pushed open the heavy doors and came face to face with another horrific sight. Laid on the floor was the broken form of the man she was there to meet. She quickly, quietly walked towards the man who had tormented her for years.

She reached down and checked his pulse, he was cold and wet. Bringing her fingers to her face she could see the red sticky liquid that coated them. “Eww!” She groaned as she wiped it on her leg.

She looked around and saw the dried red puddles. Another reminder of that horrific day that was so vivid in her mind.

No one had entered the school since the criminal investigation had ended. No one cleaned up. No one wanted to see the blood.

The gym was suddenly filled with the haunting score from the original Friday 13th. She jumped, filled with panic.

She fiddled and pulled out the cell phone. The screen showed her best friends face. Her best friend had stayed at her house in case her little girl returned home.

Clicking accept she was welcomed by the calming tones of her friend.

“Jodie, she’s here, she’s home, she’s safe.”

“What? Really? She’s home?” Jodie gasped her voice shaky.

“Yeah? Is he there? Get out of there. It’s a trap.” Her friends chanted, fear thick in her voice. “I’ll call the cops and call you back.” She exclaimed and the line went dead.

“Jodie!” Called a voice, deep, chesty and gravelly. Chill travelled down her spine, Goose bumps spread over her blemish free skin. “Jodie, you came.” It whispered.

She could not pin point where it came from. It seemed to echo around her. “You don’t remember me, do you?” The voice teased. Her breath hitched. Her hands shaking as she stuffed it back in her pocket. “I’m not surprised, you were always too busy.”

She looked around but she could barely see. Jake, her little girl’s dad, lay dead at her feet at the only part of the room with light. Everywhere else was pitch black.

She reached for her phone and with shaky hands. She fumbled to unlock it, to switch on the flashlight app and cursed as she, in her panic, put her lock code in wrong and locked her phone, she couldn’t access anything. “Fuck!” She screamed in frustration.

“Now, now, now Jodie, that’s not very lady like.” The low echoed around the hall.

“Who…”

“You were always perfect. You were always so lucky. Everyone thought you were perfect. They know nothing. Even now, around others, your act perfect but alone you are evil.” Came a whisper from right behind her.

She suddenly felt like she was in the silence of the lambs where she couldn’t she but the other person can and it unsettled.

“Just answer my question, who are you?” She whispered back, her voice shaking with fear.

“You already know! You already know!”

She was shaking with fear as the panic wrapped its cold hand around her heart. “No, I don’t!” She spat back.

“Yes you do.” His voice was louder and filled with anger.

She jumped as she felt a cold wet hand wrap around her throat that snaked around her neck and squeezed, lifting her off the ground.

Her legs kicked as he moved her into the beam of light and above her ex’s body showing his face. As she was gasping for breath her eyes widened in recognition as her attackers face became illuminated by the beam. “Fuck.” She muttered while struggling for breath.

As she started to lose consciousness she came to face to face with the man she thought was dead, the man she thought was long gone; the man who was her first love and the man responsible for the school shooting that wounded her. She remembered watching him shoot himself and dying right in front of her.

It did not make any sense it confused her. Her world turned black as she lost consciousness as he restricted her breathing, she wondered if it was the end as everything turned black.

This tale is pulling me closer to it and maybe, just maybe, turn into something more.

Let me know what you think.

Happy Writing

Simone

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Hi guys

I’ve been super quiet lately as ive been knee deep in edits with upcoming books. I have the release dates.

Darkside Of Humanity, book two of the Poisoned By Blood series is due for release in January 14th 2016

Get book one here

Twisted Coven, book one of the White Witch trilogy is due for release 3rd March 2016

I’m also going to be making some t-shirts and hoodies for all books for you guys to buy if you want and do some give aways with them.

So thats what’s going on.

Happy writing

Simone

“I have no use for your body, for within its youth lies a rotten wench already deceased.”
Keisha Keenleyside

Hello guys.

I’ve been teasing you with a big announcement for a few weeks but I wanted to have the contracts signed and sent before I told you all.

Four weeks ago I submitted two novels to my publisher for her to look at which was Spilt Blood sequel, Dark side of Humanity and Twisted Coven, book one of the White Witch Trilogy. I waited on tenterhooks to see what she thought and I was bowled over when she told me she wanted the ‘Dark side of humanity’ and the following two of the series. She also wanted the entire of the White Witch trilogy. I was shocked and very happy. Added to that two anthologies that I working one, one will be released later this year and the other will be out next year.

I was bowled over that she wanted the entire of both series. She saw past me dyslexia and has the faith in me that I can write books that others will be interested in reading.

The dates for the releases are as bellows but are both subject to change.

Dark Side of Humanity:

Twisted Coven:

There are a few events coming up that showcase not only my work but the work of others.

Indie Authors Appreciation Week 2016

Halloween Vamptasy night of creeps 2

So stay tuned for cover reveals and further information.

Happy Writing
Simone

“There is no terror in the bang, only the anticipation of it.” -Alfred Hitchcock

Hello Guys

There is a few big things happening at the moment and I really can’t wait to tell you but I want to make sure i have dates and such to tell you before I reveal it.

As most of you know I have one project on going. I have an erotic sort in an up coming anthology so I will be sharing things before the release of both volumes of the Anthology. I have an event this weekend Horror Weekend Event and I will be doing a competition and giveaway on the day. Head over to Facebook and join the fun.

I have three projects I am editing at the moment and I will keep you informed once I know dates.

Stay Tuned

Happy Writing

Simone

Emeralds and Fire Release day Blast!

Title: Emeralds and Fire.

The Tienimi Club Series book one.

Author: Aurelia Fray

Publisher: Hot Ink Press

Release Date: 3rd September 2015

Synopsis:

After Jane McGrath’s career is put at risk by her lecherous boss, she decides she is owed a little payback. Feeling an unhealthy combination of brave and stupid, Jane fakes her boss’s signature and recommends herself to one of the most private and secret resorts in the world: Tienimi.

Exclusivity, pampering, companionship, intimacy, Tienimi offers it all. Set on a small idyllic Hawaiian island and only accessible through personal recommendation, The Tienimi Club resort is the place to be for the super-rich and elite.

Jane knows she doesn’t belong in a place like this.

In a place where every need is catered for.

Where every desire is made a reality.

Where even someone like plain little Jane has the chance to fall in love.

Purchase the book now:

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About the Author:

Aurelia Fray is the naughty Hyde side of a rather ordinary woman. Whenever her mistress lets her out to play, there are sure to be tales worth telling. She lives and works in London, England, enjoys all things artistic and spends most of her time buried in books or paint.

With a degree in English literature and a love of all things wordy it is no real surprise she adores penning salacious stories. She has won various short story and poetry competitions and suspects that her foray into erotic literature will be a titillating adventure for author and readers alike.

Contact the Author:

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Aurelia-Fray/e/B00KPD30D6

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8206839.Aurelia_Fray

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AureliaFrayAuthor

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AureliaFray

Author website: http://aureliafray.wix.com/home

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Simone

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