Amber Skye Forbes

Writing Words With the Tips of My Toes

Say Hello to Neko!

This little beauty is my kitty named Neko, which is Japanese for cat, but, hey, my friend named her, and I kept the name out of respect for that friend.…

January 21, 2016 · 4 Comments

Promotional Opportunities for Your Novel

I have been thinking about how I’d like to increase sales for When Stars Die, and this has to do with seeking out every promotional opportunity I can. I’m also … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · 3 Comments

Looking Back on 2015 from 2016

As I look back on 2015 and look down the sparkling maw that is 2016, I’m filled with much excitement for this year. Let’s look back on 2015 to see … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · 3 Comments

Bad Bloods Cover Reveal!

Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
Bad Bloods in 35 words or less: 17-year-old Serena is the only bad blood to escape execution. Now symbolized for an election, she must…

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Your 2015 holiday shopping list: books, books, and books!

Originally posted on Samuel Snoek-Brown:
It’s been a great year for books, y’all. And now that the crunch is on for gift-giving season, I wanted to share some books published…

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

An American Refrain

Originally posted on Libba Bray:
Like many people, I’ve been grappling with making sense of our current political landscape. What to say about the hate speech being spewed by the…

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wil Wheaton: “You can’t pay rent with unique platform and reach”

Originally posted on Sarahbeth Caplin:
I want to discuss an article I read a few weeks ago, in which actor Wil Wheaton writes about the indignity of compensating writers for…

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment