This short story is one I entered in "Wish You Were Here," a Redwood Writers contest about travel experiences. And guess what. I won first place! Read it here.
The countdown is on for the release of Hope at the Crossroads, the 2nd book in the Hope series. The book is set to release on Sept. 5, which is only 7 short weeks away. Right now, beta readers are finishing with the book, and then it goes to the editor before it’s finally released … Continue reading Hope at the Crossroads, and writing my heart
Thanks to Disney, most people are familiar with the story of Peter Pan. The universal story is that Peter Pan is a flying boy who lives with his fairy, Tinker Bell, in Neverland, an island that exists second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning. When he loses his shadow in the nursery … Continue reading Loving the Wind: Peter Pan and the blatant racism of 1911
I’m not exactly crushing on The Sea of Tranquility, a novel by Katja Millay. However, I did enjoy reading it enough that I finished it in just a few days. And it’s a long book. Let’s start from the beginning. I did not like the beginning. In fact, I was incredibly irritated with the beginning. … Continue reading Book crush: The Sea of Tranquility
Sometimes a book is so good, you don't want it to end. And when it does, you go through a bit of a mourning period. This is a strange sentiment I'm feeling for a book titled Hell's Children, but it's where I'm at right now. The book starts out with Jack Ferris, a home-schooled kid … Continue reading Book crush: Hell’s Children
I’m about to tell you about the book that almost never was. Every year I write a book for National Novel Writing Month in November. This last year, however, I was stumped. I had just written Reclaim Your Creative Soul, and that book took a lot of energy out of me. I figured I would … Continue reading The book that almost never was
If you're a Kindle reader, Loving the Wind is now available for pre-orders! Even better, it's temporarily discounted to 99 cents! Read the untold story of Tiger Lily and how she met Peter Pan in this fun prequel to J.M. Barrie's Peter & Wendy. bit.ly/lovingthewind Here's what one reviewer said: Crissi’s latest book, “Loving the … Continue reading Pre-order “Loving the Wind: The Story of Tiger Lily & Peter Pan”
Loving the Wind publishes this Thursday, Aug 18! What better way to celebrate than with some free gifts? 🙂 Starting today, I'm counting down to the release of Loving the Wind on my Facebook and Instagram pages with chances to win a signed copy of the book. Want to be a part of the excitement? … Continue reading Days of Giveaways for “Loving the Wind”
Sorry for my absence here. I've been living in my writing cave lately, pounding out my latest novel that's shaping up quite nicely (if I do say so myself!). Some things have been placed on the back burner, and this blog, unfortunately, is one of them. But I promise you all a more worthy blog … Continue reading YA paranormal ‘Forever Thirteen’ is only 99 cents!
It's finally here! Forever Thirteen is here! And heads up, if you're buying for Kindle, it's $2.99 for this week only to celebrate release week (after that, it's $4.99). And because I am just too excited to write, here's a video: Find out more about Forever Thirteen at crissilangwell.com/forever-thirteen. Where to buy: Amazon Kindle Amazon … Continue reading Forever Thirteen, released today!