Posts tagged ‘twilight’

July 22, 2010

Apex Reviews Official Interview

Official Apex Reviews Interview: Christina Pritchard (CIN)

Thanks for joining us for this interview, Christina. We’re looking forward to sharing more about your book with our readers.

What inspired you to pen this quite engaging tale of the challenges of young adulthood?
I had a dream actually. There were two teenagers (Alex & Ally), a sign that said C I N and lightning in the background. That was it. I was at work scribbling this dream down when Tony, my boss’ father came in and asked me what I was doing. I told him my dream and he automatically starts quoting “Lynn, Lynn, the city of sin. You never come out the way you went in.” This grabbed my interest and as he was telling me about the history of Lynn, my story began piecing itself together!!

How were you able to craft Lisa’s character in such vivid, lifelike fashion?

Well, I based Lisa on myself and youngest sister. We are very similar in personality but completely opposite at the same time. I thought that combining our two personalities would make a rather mixed up character ;o)

Are Alex and Ally meant to be as strange as they seem?

Yes, I thought about letting them gradually become weirder and weirder but, that’s been done so many times and I am a more ‘to the point’ kind of person.

The story gets quite a bit “steamy” in some parts. Were you at all apprehensive about exposing young readers to somewhat “mature” content?

It was much steamier originally. I cut a lot out. Initially, I didn’t plan to leave those scenes in at all, they were practice scenes so that I could learn to put passion and angst into a story – this was a suggestion [adding passion and angst into a novel] from Heather Baror, Literary Agent from Baror International, for another book I’ve written. I took everything she said to heart and decided to leave some of the ‘scenes’ in there especially after reading some of the books she suggested. It was a tough decision for me though.

What kinds of responses have you gotten to the book thus far?

So far, people have said that the book is hard to put down and has great potential for the big screen.  C I N even received an honorable mention in the Teenage Category from the Hollywood Book Festival this month! I’d really love to see this come to life on the big screen.

Also, one person did say I needed to flesh out some of my characters though which I plan to work on.

What’s the main message that you’d like readers to take away from the story?

I really think it is important for young adults to know that there is a place for them in this world. They have to make that place though. No one can do it for you.

What can readers look forward to in future installments of the CIN series?

More details about Pig and Rat, a love triangle they won’t be expecting, more in-depth stories of other characters and some things I can’t tell you yet! ;o)

How can our readers learn more about you and your ongoing efforts?

They can follow me on several sites:

My Official Blog – teeny120.wordpress.com
Facebook -facebook.com/teeny120
Myspace – myspace.com/teeny120
Social Network [work in progress] – http://teeny120.spruz.com/

How can they contact you directly?

I answer all my emails personally: clp120@ymail.com

Any final thoughts you’d like to share?

I am more interested in having my book read than anything else. So, for a limited time, I am offering my story C I N, free of charge (in PDF format only) to anyone who promises to write am honest review. Details on this deal can be found at: http://teeny120.spruz.com/ or my blog: https://teeny120.wordpress.com/

Thanks again, Christina, and best of continued success to you in all your endeavors!

Same to you!!

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February 25, 2010

Remember Me

Robert Pattinson’s new movie Remember Me is a romantic drama rated PG-13 about a young man who has issues with his distant father (played by Pierce Brosnan). Robert Pattinson plays Tyler, the lead and Emilie de Ravin plays his girlfriend. Show Times are available March 12, 2010.

Movie Pictures of Robert Pattison: (Thanks to Fandango.com)

September 8, 2009

Midnight Sun – The 5th Book in the Twilight Saga Series

Please see my original POST for a New Moon Video Clip!

Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun

The Host is out and so is Breaking Dawn… Stephenie Meyer was devastated when over 200 pages of her new book, Midnight Sun leaked out. [Personally, I would be too] Fed up and left without any desire to finish, she decided to put it down – possibly indefinitely.

Even so, petitions have been made such as this one with over 300,000 + names and numerous emails have found their way to poor Seth, her brother and webmaster too. Her blog post said once she was finished with Breaking Dawn that she would continue working on the novel, Midnight Sun with no time constraints. But, can you wait? Should you still sign the petitions and use this to encourage her to get writing? If was, after all, our fault that she stopped writing it in the first place! [Not all of us, okay, but the ones who couldn’t wait..You know who you are ;o)]

On another note, twilight fans fell in love with Edward Cullen but, in it’s sequel, Jacob Black gives Edward a run for his money. There are Team Edward and Team Jacob sites and blogs popping up everywhere. Has Stephenie Meyer created the perfect love triangle for her fans? Well, you be the judge come November 20th, 2009!!

Team Jacob

Team Jacob