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Natalsa of the Brim by Chad McClendon - Book Tour + Giveaway

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Natalsa of the Brim
Order of Terima Chronicles Volume 1
by Chad McClendon


In a world where witches have been revered, a cataclysmic evening
changes everything.

Natalsa, the last witch, must find out what has robbed her of her power. But
more than this, she must protect the world from the new order that
has arisen, and cure a sweeping disease that threatens her new home.

There is evil to be undone, and Natalsa may have to sacrifice it all, in
order to save those she loves.

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How to find time to write as a parent:
I’ve been a parent now for 5 years, and I have 3 children who make me proud to be a dad. I don’t like to take time away from my family to write, so any time I do write must be done well before they’re awake, or after they’ve gone to bed. I think a lot of partners and kids could get jealous of how much time I could easily spend writing, and so I try to be considerate of that so they don’t resent my writing.
Never underestimate the power of a small steno notebook and a pen while you’re in the bathroom, or waiting for a meeting at work to start. These otherwise unproductive moments could turn into something bigger if you get a stroke of inspiration.  Also, if your phone can support it, do voice recordings so that if you have a few minutes to yourself, you can speak a sentence or conversation that is in your mind.
Something I’ve also done is to tell my kids to tell me a story, and though the tales they tell are short or fractured, you can always use them as inspiration for a story that they might want to hear too. I’ve recently started doing 4 page stories about the adventures of a snowman named Bob based on ideas they’ve given me. When they see the story they started come to life, they love it. It’s not a long book, or even all that complex, but they enjoy my simple drawings rendered through Microsoft Paint that accompany each page.

Chad McClendon is a 32 year old author who studied English & Creative
Writing at Northern Kentucky University. Chad has been published most
recently through Crossed Heart, as well as in several online
publications. He has won various awards for Fiction Writing. His
short story, "Uploaded Vengeance" is now available in "One
Night In Salem" by FunDead Publications.

Chad attended high school in Alexandria, Kentucky at Bishop Brossart High
School. He was a founding member of Monday's Child, a volunteer group
that worked around the Tri-State to better the lives of others. He
was active in French Language competitions, and a general
troublemaker otherwise.

He and his wife, Briana, have two daughters and one boy . In his free
time Chad enjoys camping at Red River Gorge, playing video games and
also swimming. Authors who have inspired him include Stephen King,
John Steinbeck, William Golding, J.K. Rowling, Margaret Weis, Tracy
Hickman, and others.

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