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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

First Reviews for Emmy’s Song

As promised, here are the first two reviews of Emmy’s Song. I am happy to say, I think they liked it. ;)

First Reviews for Emmy’s Song
~Provided by Howling Good Books

For all you Twilighters, you will love this tale. From the beginning I thought I knew exactly where this was heading. Girl meets boy, falls in love with boy, finds herself in mortal danger, boy rescues her from said danger. Well I was proven that even though I have read numerous books with those guidelines that that is not all there is to it. Though I wished for something completely out of the molding, I did enjoy the beginning to this series. I would recommend this to the older teen, due to some sensual moments.
~ Teen Reviewer

Emmy’s Song by Christy Trujillo intrigued me from the get go. As I read it started to remind me of Twilight, but with a slight Spanish flair that, to me, added a little more intrigue. I enjoyed the very differences that distinguished this from Twilight. For me it was less emo, maybe because the main female character seems to have her life planned out. She wants more out of her life than just to be part of a couple, she has actual plans. Her love and pride of her family also make Emmy stand out in my mind. I look forward to seeing more of the Maldito series, and hope to learn more of these interesting factions of Vampire Hunters in the future. Although the main characters are in High School and in their teens because of the sensual images within Emmy’s Song I do suggest this as a more mature young adult reader, 16 and up.
~Nicole, Owner, Howling Good Books
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Friday, September 25, 2009

Happy Friday! (6 more days)

Published Author. Man, that just has a ring to it. I still can’t believe it. I keep waiting for my EIC to say something like, “Oh I’m sorry sweetie. We made a mistake.” But..they seem to still like it. I must say, it is a much better book than it was when I submitted it. Their edits have been amazing and the rewrites I have made truly bring the story to life. Is it going to win any awards? No, probably not. Is anyone going to bow to my amazing literary skills? Hell to the no. BUT, it is a good story and adding relevant music, noting actual song and musician has never been done before. (To my knowledge)

The reviews. Oh, I just don’t even want to read them. I honestly didn’t even think about that part when I thought it would be a good idea to give this whole publishing stuff a shot. I just keep telling myself, if Twilight got some bad reviews, anything can get a bad review, no matter how wonderfully life changing the story is. (Yes, for those of you that don’t know I’m a HUGE Twilight fan. I was a fan back before it was cool to be a fan, too. I used to get teased at work and everything..until I made them all read the books!)

The music. You know how something happens to you and you are caught in this moment and in the back of your head you hear a song that would fit perfectly? That is what happens to Emmy throughout Emmy’s Song and Emmy’s Heart. She constantly has a song on repeat in her head and it changes based on her circumstance. Here is the ‘soundtrack’ for Emmy’s Song.

“Bring Him Home” from the musical Les Miserables

“Life Is a Highway” written and originally performed by Tom Cochrane. Remade by Rascal Flats

“He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven” words written by William Yeats

“When You Love Someone” by Bryan Adams

“In Your Eyes” by Peter Gabriel

“Untouched” by The Veronicas

“The Air Force Song” by Robert MacArthur Crawford

Cale and Emmy’s song: “If the Moon Fell Down” by Chase Coy

“At Last” by Etta James

I hope you will give Emmy’s Song a chance. Starting 10/1, it can be purchased at:

Emmy’s Heart isn’t 100% finished yet so I am very open to suggestions on the story. If after reading Emmy’s Song you have a suggestion on the story send it over to I would love to hear your thought on the direction the story should go.

Have a great weekend everyone!
Christy Pictures, Images and Photos
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Saturday, September 5, 2009

love Pictures, Images and Photos

Yeah, I'm a little Emo. So what? ;)
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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Spooky Town

There is a town in Florida called Cassadaga. People travel from all over to visit this town. Not for a them park or a water park, nothing typical of the sunshine state. They travel to Cassadaga because it is a Spiritualist Camp where you can have your palm read, ora drawn, and cards dealt. About seven months ago a few friends and I decided to see what all the fuss was about so we packed up in a Honda CRV and headed down there. It was a fun trip, that’s for sure. We even had a theme song.. “Won’t you take me to..spooky town..” Haha, get it? Anyway, we get there and my friend Courtney pays for me to have a reading which I am thinking is a load of crap when I sit down with the lady. I like her right of the bat. She is funny and insightful. I feel like I am having a good conversation with a smart woman and getting good advice on my life. I still don’t believe she has said anything prolific. Then I ask her about my book. If I will ever get published. She immediately says yes. Now I’m thinking she is just trying to make me feel better because there is no way I will ever get published. She says the first one will be a flop. That it will get published but there will be something I write later that will speak to people. That will be my shining moment and then folks will come back to this book. She tells me to read The Shack, which is evidently about a man whose little girl is taken and murdered and then he goes to the shack where they find her body and talks to God. (I have a serious aversion to all that sort of stuff, it makes me sick to my stomach so I haven’t read that yet.) I smile, say thank you, and leave. Happy but not affected.

Well, here we are…and now I’m getting published. Dude. DUDE! Really, I didn’t think I would ever, ever, ever get published in any form. Kinda crazy. I guess I should read that book

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