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Why Editing is So Important For Self-Publishers

Hey all! Oceane here. As someone who is just beginning to figure out her own self-publishing journey, I've come to realize one thing that all self-publishers should know: Editing is extremely important! Maybe you already know this, maybe you don't, but it is important to understand. I myself have gone back and forth on whether… Continue reading Why Editing is So Important For Self-Publishers

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Crown of Roses: Chapter Two Excerpt

Verre is probably my favorite character in Crown of Roses. She's someone who is dark, violent, but also has a human side that is surprising to some. This chapter is in her POV, so hopefully you enjoy! It was time. While the planning had taken two weeks, the royal ball had offered the perfect occasion.… Continue reading Crown of Roses: Chapter Two Excerpt

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The Scorpio Races: A Review

I think I've found a new favorite. Never did I think I would say that a book about racing flesh-eating horses would earn five stars, but, as you can see, it has. Honestly, I have no words, just praise and fangirl squeals.  Maggie Stiefvater has a way with words. She turns them into poetry, into… Continue reading The Scorpio Races: A Review

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Three Ways to Improve the Romance in Your Novel… From a Non-romantic Writer

Elaborate title, right? If you couldn't already guess, I'm not a huge fan of romance. Sure, I love a good ship, I will melt a little during an adorable scene, and occasionally I won't roll my eyes at a "first kiss." But the thing is, romance in books today is sadly lacking in quality. Instead… Continue reading Three Ways to Improve the Romance in Your Novel… From a Non-romantic Writer

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Crown of Roses Cover Reveal

It's here, folks! The official cover for Crown of Roses! I am super excited to finally be sharing this with you all! So, without further ado... *drumroll* Copyright © Oceane McAllister Copyright © Oceane McAllister I personally love the cover, though it is simple. Also, Crown of Roses will be published sometime in summer of… Continue reading Crown of Roses Cover Reveal